Tough Running at Tollymore

On Saturday the 26extreme event returned to the Tullymore Forest park just outside of Newcastle. This year a large contingent of the Harriers were in action on the trail paths of the forest park in harsh conditions of the morning. In the marathon event Mark McKinstry a pre-race favourite in the event didn’t disappoint. Mark led […]

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  The juniors travelled to Cavan early on Sunday morning to take part in the NI&Ulster Cross Country Championships on a challenging course. First was U11 girls with Alicia Whyte McGivern 59th and the U11boys with Conor Sheridan 65th and Niall Kerr 67th. Next up was U13 girls with Rebecca Wallace in 12 claiming a […]

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Junior Report – 26 October 2014

  Saturday saw the Even Age Group XC take place in Jordanstown before the Senior Bobby Rea XC. There was a great junior turnout with 39 juniors taking to the start line. First up over a distance of 1000m was the U10 girls. Emmy Thornton was 5th and Leah Finnegan 32nd. In the boys U10, […]

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Weekly round-up 27 October 2014

White triumphs in Newry At the Oktoberfest 5k race in Newry on Thursday 23 October, North Belfast had a clear winner with Eamon White, who came in in 1st place with a clear win, nearly 50 seconds in front of the runner-up. Connor wins again in Spooktacular On Friday 24 October over 500 athletes gathered […]

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Mountains, Masters & Dundrum

This weekend (Sunday) saw the ever popular Gerry Farnham Cross Country event take place in Dublin. The event doubled up as the Athletics Ireland Masters Cross Country trials and took place over an 8km course in Phoenix Park. Paul Elliot continued his domination of the Vet 60 category in Ireland with a convincing first place finish […]

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Junior Report 5 October 2014

Victoria Park The juniors had a fantastic turnout and impressive results in the races accompanying the relays at Victoria Park on Saturday.  First up was the primary school girls with Lucia McGibbon in 3rd place, claiming the first podium spot of the day. Also running well was Emmy Thornton in 5th, Emma Uprichard in 14th, Leah […]

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