ATHLETICS: DOUBLE FOR TONER IN LONDON

28 February 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Clones athlete Denise Toner fresh from her win in the Lenister Masters Indoor Championships traveled as part of a small Northern Ireland to compete in the English Masters Inter Area Challenge at the Lee Valley Indoor Arena in London on Sunday last. Denise was down to compete over 1500m and 3000m.

In the 1500m after the initial quick start Denise was part of group of three athletes who broke away from the rest of the field. Denise sat in and was comfortable with the pace that was been cut out by Jo Locker who finished 7th in last years World Masters Indoors in Spain.

As they approached the bell Denise hit the front and was not going be caught and took the win in 4:42.58. Later in the afternoon it was the turn of the 3000m,after sitting in for the first four laps of the fifteen Denise took up the pace and knocked out consistent laps that …

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