9 March 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Congratulations to Glaslough Harriers athletes, Alix Mulligan and Damien McAree, on their medal winning performances at the Ulster Indoor Championships last weekend.
Alix won the bronze medal in the girls’ under-12 high jump, with a vertical jump of 1.10 metres, which was just 8cm behind the jump of the gold medal winner.
Damien won the gold medal in the under-19 boys’ 1500m walk, in a very respectable time of 8.38.07 minutes.
Both Alix and Damien have now qualified for the All-Ireland Indoor Championships to be held in Nenagh later this month. On hand to see the medal-winning performances were their coaches, Noel Kennedy and Geraldine McAree.
The Ulster championships were held in the magnificent Meadowbank Arena in Magherafelt, Co. Derry, last Saturday, with a select number of age groups competing. These were the u-12, u-13, u-18 and u-19. The remaining age groups competed in the Odyssey Arena Belfast last month.
While Alix and Damien were the only two medallists, a number of other athletes reached the finals of their events.
Gavin McPhillips, in the under-12 boys’ sprint, narrowly missed a medal. The race resulted in a photo finish, and after …

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