Ultramarathon podium finish for Catriona Jennings

Letterkenny’s Catriona Jennings finished third in Sunday’s Comrades Ultramarathon in South Africa.

In her first run on an ultra event she finished the 86km in 6 hours 24 minutes and 12 seconds to secure a podium place.

The winner was South African Gerda Steyn in a new course record 5:58:53. Russian Alexandra Morozova was second in 6:17:40.

The Comrades is the world's oldest and largest ultramarathon.