Over 400 Donegal runners take part in Dublin marathon

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An estimated 400 runners from Donegal took part in today's Dublin marathon.

The National Championship were also held today, staged before the marathon, and Letterkenny athlete Catriona Jennings finished in second place.

She completed the course in a time of 2.44.59.

Some runners took five hours to complete the arduous run, which was won by Ethiopia's Dereje Debele Tulu in a time of 2:12:17.

Highland Radio's athletics correspondent Patsy McGonigle delivered this report...