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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An Indian Summer of Running, Podiums, Records and PBs

An Indian Summer of Running, Podiums, Records and PBs. Weekly Round Up Bangor 10k On Saturday, nearly 700 runners took to the streets of Bangor in the annual 10k road race. Three weeks on from the Laganside 10k, several running rivalries were renewed as the participants sped around the seaside town. North Belfast Harriers had […]

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The quiet after the storm

There was a lull in events this week after the hectic schedule of previous weeks, with many Harriers resting up tightly holding their well earned medals. Knockagh Monument Race The East Antrim Harriers held the Knockagh Mountain race, part of their marathon race series on Sunday. The course which involved two loops from the monument down to Green […]

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A One Two In Belfast

It was another big weekend of sport in Belfast this week after the Laganside 10k and the Carl Frampton fight last weekend. This week’s main event was the Belfast Half marathon. The race, now into its second year attracted a large field of over 3800 with some great local talent on display throughout the city. Being the local half marathon […]

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