The series of road races saw 67 men run sub-15 minutes for 5km and 28 women dip under 10 minutes for 3km

Charlie Hulson and Sara Treacy were among the winners at the Brooks Armagh International Road Races on Thursday evening.

An event record 67 men ran sub-15 minutes in the 5km event, while 28 women dipped under 10 minutes for the 3km race.

Hulson clocked 14:02.83 after a sprint finish to claim victory ahead of Belgium’s Yannick Michiels with 14:02.99 and Andy Maud with 14:03.17.

Treacy ran 9:18.20 ahead of Sarah Inglis with 9:19.01 and Laura Whittle with 9:19.27.

Sara Treacy by Keith McClure

In fourth was Rosie Clarke with 9:21.83, while Eilish McColgan, racing for the first time since November 2014 following injury, clocked 9:22.58 to finish just behind her.

You can read some of McColgan pre-comeback comments here.

“It’s been a horrible 12 months but tonight I ran my first race!” McColgan tweeted after the event. “Can’t stop smiling. Long way to go but it’s progress!”