New PB for Ann Marie McGlynn in London

ANN Marie McGlynn was in impressive form at the London Vitality 10K on Sunday, recording a personal best en route to an 11th place finish.

The Strabane woman, who is hoping to qualify to run the marathon at the Tokyo Olympics next year, ran 33.52 minutes over the tough, hilly course to come home just outside the top 10 in the women’s race which was won by Steph Twell.

The overall race as won by Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah for the seventh time in 28 minutes 14 seconds as fellow Britons Andrew Butchart and Nick Goolab finished second and third respectively.


Scotland’s Twell, 29, a European 5,000m bronze medalist, crossed the line in 31:55, ahead of Jess Piasecki and Verity Ockenden.

Meanwhile, also competing at the event, was Lifford’s Conor Gallagher, Ann Marie’s Letterkenny AC team-mate, who finished in 33 minutes and 44 seconds.

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