This years Mill Hill Mile took place in Castlewellan on Tuesday 6th September. Fifty Seven runners started the race in cool conditions. The race was won by Robbie Hagen, taking part for the first time, in 5.31, he was pushed all the way by Tom Crudgington in 5.34, who won the Laws Junior Boys Shield. Joanne Mills back to good running form winning the race for the 6th time in 6.51, last years winner Eve Welsh improved her time from last year by four seconds, in a time of 6.59 to win the Laws Junior Girls Shield. First Male over 40 Paul Rooney won the Veterans Shield.
Newcastle AC’s nominated charity this year was the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team, the free to enter race collected £388.29 of donations on the night with a further £612 donated by Newcastle AC making a total of £1000.29