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Tara Donoghue Caps Season With National Records

Tara Donoghue participated this weekend in her final competition of the season at the Viking Race 2019 in Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Donoghue began the first day of the event by posting a time of 43.29 in the 500 metres to finish in 11th place for the distance. She followed that up with a national junior record of 2:11.69 in the 1500 metres for a 9th place.

The second day started with Donoghue taking more than a second off her 1000 metres personal best and national record by posting a time of 1:24.29 which put her in 10th for the distance. She also lined up for the 3000 metres, but unfortunately fell mid-race and was unable to finish. Nevertheless, two new Irish records can only be viewed as a hugely positive way to conclude a very successful season overall.