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Claire McCarthy 33rd in World Championship Marathon

The IAAF World Championships continued in London on Sunday. Claire McCarthy (Leevale) performed well in the women’s marathon finishing 33rd in 2:38:26. The 41 year-old mother of four was pleased with her efforts and just 26 seconds outside her personal best on a championship course. “I would have liked to have run a pb but there was a lot of twists and turns that took their toll later on. I gave it my all.”

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