Letterkenny AC’S Nakita Burke has been named on the Northern Ireland & Ulster Team for the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k Inter-Area competition.
Nakita is the only Donegal athlete named among the eight for the event on 27th October.
This is the first year Northern Ireland & Ulster are part of the Inter Area Road Race Series that includes North of England, South of England, Midlands, Armed forces, Scotland and Wales. Northern Ireland & Ulster have already competed at the Titanic Quarter 10k, the Cardiff Victory 5k and the Stirling 10k this year.
Both the men’s and women’s teams finished 2nd at the Victory 5k, the men finished third in Stirling where the women were first.
The team is
John Black (North Belfast Harriers)
Ben Branagh (St Malachys AC)
Christopher Madden (City of Lisburn AC)
Scott Rankin (Foyle Valley AC)
Nakita Burke (Letterkenny AC)
Jessica Craig (North Down AC)
Fionnuala Ross (Armagh AC)
Sarah Lavery (Beechmount Harriers)