|Main start at 9am|
It was a very cold start at the wind monument and there seemed to be a very early start for some people but the main field went off at 9am. The wind was from the south and cold and helped somewhat on the way out and into the face on the way back.
|Kristy and Me|
About 30 went off in the main field. I settled in at the back as all the quick runners were started at this time. I ran the first half with Ray and Frank whom I have shared many a race with this year and we were at around an easy 4:30 pace. The beach was in as good a nick as I have seen it and it was a very pleasant run. We turned at
|Kristy at 15 miles|
3/4 way turn was in 3:25 and I limped home to a very slow 4:46 and I have to say was absolutely freezing.
|50m from the finish|
|Receiving Award from EOI Chief Ger|
next and last race for 2014 will be in Belfast on New Years Eve. I also received my 50 marathon trophy from Ger Copeland from EOI marathons. Its now proudly on my mantle piece.