Leevale’s Alex Wright put in a huge effort in the 3K walk at the AAI Indoor Games in Athlone today. Without a pacemaker, he was on record schedule at the half way point, however in taking victory he finished just outside the record in 11:19.33. Luke Hickey finished 3rd in the same race in 12:19.43.
Lauren Whelan then went on to win the women’s 3K walk in 15:52.48.
Sam Healy failed to reproduce the form of last weekend but still rounded off the medal haul with a 3rd place in the long jump with 6.83m.