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Monday 3 August 2015

In Pictures: Runher 2014 sees Dame Mary Peters and Kelly Gallagher lead hundreds at Coastal 10K

Published 23/05/2014 | 21:00

Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014
Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Caring About Recovery From Eating Disorders
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Mary Peters Trust (L-R) Karen Herron, Kelly Hobson, Margaret Hagan and Julie Rowlands
Nicola Boyd
Carloine King
Marlyn Patterson
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan VOX POP Charmene Gormley
Larne Athletic Club ladies attending Runher Coastal 10k - Submitted by Lynsey Dillon
Francene King, Jolene King and Leanne Rice
Sarah Hirst of Zumba NI
Naiome and Dianne Philips with the Freeist bar
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
essica Craig and Julie Balmer
East Coast AC
Katlyn, dad Stephen and Alisha Turner with Water Within
Pure Running staff
Wendy Flemming and Janice Reid with Ocean Spray
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Finishing the Runher
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Runher registration
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Finishing the Runher
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Children watch the finish of the Runher
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Finishing the Runher
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan (L-R) David Kerr with son Aaron and Cathy Mc Court
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Amanda Agnew
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Friends and family congradulate race winner Patricia O'Hagan from Lurgan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Friends and family congradulate race winner Patricia O'Hagan from Lurgan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
arah Hirst of Zumba NI
Holywood Ski Team
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
The second wave of women at the start of the Runher
Antoinette Mc Geown, Sport NI and Judith Gillespie
Cathy McCourt, Patricia O Hagan and Judith Lonnen
Moira Mc Bride and Leslie Mc Whirter
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan (L-R) Kerry Wilson and Sanya Burnette
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Kelly Gallagher at the finish of the Runher
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. North Belfast Harriers pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. North Belfast Harriers pictured at Seapark before the race.
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Second wave of runners start the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Second wave of runners start the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Elite ladies start the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Sarah Hirsk of Zumba NI helps runners prepare for the start of the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Sarah Hirsk of Zumba NI helps runners prepare for the start of the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Runners prepare for the start of the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies set their watches at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Cathy Mc Court leads the elite ladies off a the start of the Runher
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies set their watches at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Cathy Mc Court leads the elite ladies off a the start of the Runher
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Helen Grimley and Mollie Grozier from Craigavon pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Kelly Hargie and Denise Shaw from Belfaat at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Wendy Fleming and Janice Reid from Dromore AC at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Mary Virgin and Maureen McCann pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Caroline Rea and Rebecca Dunlop from Mallusk Harriers at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Laura Cushnahan from Sperrin Harriers and Barbara Mckeever from Up and Runners at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Emma Ramage with her cousin Rachel from Ballymoney at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Ladies from Sperrin Harriers pictured before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Ballymena Runners club pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Ballymena Runners club pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Ballymena Runners club pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Carla Bowyer and her Industrial Temps team pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. North Down Physio's Vicky Ferguson, Paula Simpson, Julie Webster, Marilyn Patterson, Nicola Thompson and Cat Ferguson pictured at Seapark before the start of the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Ballydrain Harriers pictured at Seapark before the start of the race.
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Ladies head around the coast at the start of the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Runner race winner Patricia O'Hagan takes the tape
Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Kelly Gallagher, Aimee Fuller, and Judith Gilespie
Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Mary Peters gets the runners away at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies set their watches at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan The ladies set their watches at the start of the runner
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Kelly Gallagher, Mary Peters, Judith Gilespie and race organiser Davy Seaton
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Colette with her daughter Emma, sister Maureen McCann her niece Ciara and sister Betty pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Second wave of runners start the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Runner race winner Patricia O'Hagan from Armagh takes the tape
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Second wave of runners start the runner race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Elite ladies start the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Elite ladies start the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Children supporting the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Cathy Mc Court from Belfast finishes second in the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Cathy Mc Court from Belfast finishes second in the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Antoinette McKeown, Sport NI with Judith Gillespie after finishing the Runher
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Mary Peters Trust (L-R) Karen Herron, Kelly Hobson, Margaret Hagan and Julie Rolands
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Mary Peters Trust (L-R) Karen Herron, Kelly Hobson, Margaret Hagan and Julie Rolands
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Runher race winners (L-R) Cathy Mc Court Belfast, Second, Patricia O'Hagan from Armagh first place, and third place Judith Lonnen from Lisburn
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Children supporting the Runher race
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Helen Grimley and Mollie Grozier from Craigavon pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Kelly Hargie and Denise Shaw from Belfaat at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Wendy Fleming and Janice Reid from Dromore AC at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Mary Virgin and Maureen McCann pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Caroline Rea and Rebecca Dunlop from Mallusk Harriers at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Helen Grimley and Mollie Grozier from Craigavon pictured at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Laura Cushnahan from Sperrin Harriers and Barbara Mckeever from Up and Runners at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Left to right. Emma Ramage with her cousin Rachel from Ballymoney at Seapark before the race.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners start the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. Ladies from Sperrin Harriers pictured before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners make their way along the beach at Helen's Bay.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Northern Ireland- 23rd May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Belfast Telegraph RunHer 10k coastal challenge from Seapark to Crawfordsburn. The runners warm up before the race at Seapark.
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Children supporting the Runher race
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Runher race winners (L-R) Cathy Mc Court Belfast, Second, Patricia O'Hagan from Armagh first place, and third place Judith Lonnen from Lisburn
Belfast Telegraph Runher - Seapark to Crawfordsburn - 23rd May 2014 Presseye / Declan Roughan Children supporting the Runher race

Hundreds of women have defied the rain and ran along the Co Down coast in the Belfast Telegraph RunHer Coastal 10K.

Patron of the event and Olympian Mary Peters started the race, accompanied by fellow Winter Olympians Kelly Gallagher and Aimee Fuller.

The winner was 32-year-old physiotherapist Patricia O'Hagan - taking part just seven months after the birth of her first child.

>>Full results in Monday's Belfast Telegraph<<

She was closely followed by RunHer regular Cathy McCourt, a personal trainer, then Judith Lonnen, a solicitor, both from Belfast.

Runher May 2014: In pictures 

While there is a span of 42 years between the Olympic gold of Munich for Dame Mary Peters and the winter Paralympic gold of Sochi for Kelly Gallagher – those medals came together this evening.

The champions were united by a common cause close to their hearts as they walked together from Seapark in Holywood to Crawfordsburn Country Park.

They did it to help raise funds for the Mary Peters' Trust, which was set up to help young athletes in the wake of that famous Munich triumph.

Downhill skier Kelly was among those to benefit from the support of the trust.

Undaunted by the fact that she will be 75 in July, Dame Mary has hardly missed a Runher event – which is now in its 8th year – and has inspired thousands of women to come along and participate.

"Over 80% of women are not doing enough physical activity to benefit their health and I have had so many opportunities, met wonderful friends and had a wonderful life all through sport," she said.

"I am delighted at Kelly's success. She is a new young positive role model for girls and women. Kelly and I will have fun on the walk and those who walk with us will be helping to support young female athletes of the future."

Being from Bangor, the event is right on Kelly's doorstep.

Back in March, the 28-year-old made history when, with her guide Charlotte Evans, she won Team GB's first ever gold at a Winter Paralympic Games in the Super-G downhill event.

Further Reading

Friday People with slopestyle snowboarder Aimee Fuller 

Judith Gillespie: The ex-cop and sports boss on the run with Mary

Kelly, who attended Rathmore Primary, Glenlola and then studied maths at Bath University, had never set foot on a a ski slope until she was 17.

Her big breakthrough came in 2008 when Disability Snowsport UK selected her for its development team.

She has a condition known as oculocutaneous albinism which affects the pigment in her hair, skin and eyes – leaving her with barely any vision.

Kelly said: "I have 5% sight and I ski at over 50mph downhill with Charlotte my guide. If I can do this any female can put on their trainers and join us on Friday."

Taking part or watching Runher this evening? Tweet your pics at #runherbt or email them to digital.editorial@belfasttelegraph.co.uk. We'll have a huge gallery online after the event

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