County Monaghan un-even cross-country.

29 Carrick Aces athletes participated in the county cross-country un-evens in Carrickmacross in what was a tough challenging course. First up was the girls under 9's who ran 600 metres. The Aces team was lead home by Áine Smith in 1st place, Niamh Carthy in 7th, Tara Murray in 9th and Sinead Clark in 11th. For many of these girls it was their first cross country outing and the hard work was rewarded with a team silver. The boys under 9 were next up and our only competitor Odhran Wynne battled his way through a large field finishing 6th overall and picked up his first cross-country medal.

The under 11's moved up a Distance to 800m to complete a lap of the field. The Aces were led home by Maeve Smith in 1st place with fellow athlete Roisin Murray in 5th place, Cliodhna Landers 14th, Rhyssah Moy 16th, Aoife Carthy 18th and Hannah Hill 19th. The team finished second overall. In the boys under 11's Oisin Donnelly lead the Aces home in 3rd with Diarmuid Flanagan 9th, Conor Reilly 14th, Jack Mc Bride 15th, Eunan McMahon 20th, John Woods 21st and Michael Keenan in 23rd. The team finished second overall.

4 girls and 4 boys run the under 13's race. Ciara Mc Cahey lead the girls home in 9th, followed by Caitlin Markey in 12th, Faith Hill 14th and Niamh O'Reilly 17th. The team narrowly missed out on a medal taking 4th place overall. The boys as a team ran excellently to take first place overall. Gearoid Murray finishing an impressive 2nd followed closely by Joshua Campbell 4th, James Callan 5th and Peter Woods 18th.

The last race of the day was for Aces juveniles was the under 15's they ran 2km. Mairead Carthy running out of age and was our only competitor in this race, she ran a strong race from start to finish to be placed 2nd overall. In the boy's race, Odhran Smith was 3rd followed by Ronan Markey in 4th and Josh Coburn in 9th. The team finished 2nd overall.

Congratulations to all Athletes