World Universities qualification mark for Michelle Finn

Michelle Finn was in action at last night’s Music City Distance Carnival meet in Nashville, where she competed in the 3K steeplechase. She had a comfortable win by over 20s in a time of 9:54, which is well inside the standard for the World University Games, which will take place in Russia next month.

Full results

Meanwhile, Mark Hanrahan ran in the 5K in the BMC meet in Manchester. In a tight finish he finished 10th overall and will be happy with his time of 14:06, which is a PB for him. At the same meet Laura Crowe of An Riocht AC had a great win in the 1500m in 4:12, the fastest time by an Irish woman this year.

BMC results