THE THIRD DEGREE: ‘You reach a goal but there’s always another one that quickly follows’

In this week’s Third Degree Paul Bradley catches up with Letterkenny athlete Nakita Burke who recently won the VHI Women’s Half Marathon, about training, goals and what motivates her. Hi Nakita, congratulations on winning the VHI Women’s Half Marathon. How are you feeling now (presumably people have been very supportive)? Thanks, I’m feeling very grateful […]

Burke enjoys ‘once in a lifetime moment’

NAKITA Burke believes her chance to compete against some of Europe’s best was a ‘real once in a lifetime moment’. Letterkenny AC were competing in the European Club Cross Country Championships in Spain on Sunday, with the club finishing 10th. Burke was the first finisher for the Donegal team in Oropesa del Mar, coming home […]