Peter Cromie wins Shore 2 Summit Adventure Race

Harold McGuinness and winner Peter Cromie

Inishowen’s Sliabh Sneacht and the surrounding hills of Drumfries where a buzz on Saturday as the welcome spring sun and fantastic summit scenery dazzled the 150 adventurers in the Shore 2 Summit Adventure Race
The competitors gave their all from the starting horn to Run, Bike, Kayak and Trek around a really challenging course to make their way back to the finish line at Sliabh Sneacht centre.
They soaked up the sun, scenery and sores as everyone soon realised that regardless of the race distance there was a challenge there for every fitness level.
Limavady man Peter Cromie won the 62k Extreme Race, Darren Wallace won the 41k sprint and Richard Duncan took the 22k honours.
The new Club Category helped boost overall entries, which were up over 50% and added to the great atmosphere of the event.
Inish Fitness won the club race.
The jubilation of finishers, banter & craic around the centre as finishers replenished on the post-race buffet and a full house at the North Pole Bar for the Presentation afterwards.
Extreme North were delighted with the growing numbers to this event and the large geographical catchment from all over Ulster and further south from Galway and Wexford.

62K Extreme Race
Male Winner Peter Cromie Limavady 3:31:17
Runner Up Andrew Wallace Burt 4:00:04
3rd Place Maurice Harkin Moville 4:08:51
Male V45 Thomas Moore Limavady 4:06:53
Female Winner Abina Whelan Offaly 4:45:57
Runner Up Michaela Farren Dungiven 5:17:59
41K Sprint Race
Male Winner Darren Wallace Burt 2:27:11
Runner Up Declan Barr St. Johnston 2:35:48
Male V45 Michael Barrett Buncrana 2:53:06
Female Winner Sonia Knox Portrush 2:44:50
Runner Up Sharon Kenny Wexford 2:55:09
Female V40 Ursula Goode Portrush 3:15:59
22K Mini Race
Male Winner Richard Duncan Castlefinn 1:36:35
Runner Up Brendan Whelan Muff 1:39:52
Male V45 Stephen Ferguson Derry 1:46:16
Female Winner Gillian Joyce Galway 1:52:22
Runner Up Annmarie Pickering Derry 2:05:30
Female V40 Josephine Kelly Annagry 2:10:08
Clubs Category – Sprint
Winner Inish Fitness Buncrana
Runner Up Team Loner Belfast