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Weekend Roundup: Multiple PBs for Harriers

It was a relatively quiet weekend for the Harriers but wherever they were in action, they came through with some fine performances. Among the most notable were personal bests for Mark McKinstry over 5 miles and Breege Connolly over 5 km. Harriers at Raheny 5 Mark McKinstry made the trek to the Raheny 5 Miler in […]

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The Magnificent Sevens: Weekly Roundup

North Belfast Harriers Crush the Competition at the Cross Country in Cold Coleraine Podiums & Team Trophies at the NI & Ulster Intermediate and Masters XC On Saturday 17th January 2015, hundreds of athletes from across the province descended on the University of Ulster’s Coleraine Campus for the ChampionChip Ireland sponsored NI & Ulster Intermediate […]

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Junior Report Mud, wind and snow!

The juniors had a busy weekend starting off on Saturday with a successful cross country run by newly formed club Acorns AC. The first race was the U11s which was accompanied not only by strong winds but also snow. Three young Harriers attempted the 800m course resulting in a podium finish with 3rd position for […]

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XC Continues

On Sunday we saw two cross country races take place. Most Harriers made their way to the event organised the City of Lisburn AC held at Moira Demense. In the female race Paula Wallace led the way with a strong performance to finish in 14th position overall. In the men’s race Alan O’Hara continues his […]

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New Year roundup

The New Year period was short on quantity but big on quality for racing. Connolly wins the Lough 5 Breege Connolly took part in and was first on the podium for the ladies in this 5 mile race run on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday 31 December.  Breege was 9th home overall in a time of […]

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Holiday Race Round-up

The Harriers took to the trails and roads with plenty of holiday cheer, turning out in force for some of the most popular fixtures on the holiday race calendar. The Harriers’ biggest turnout was at the Castlewellan Christmas Cracker,  but the club was also represented at the Greencastle Boxing Day 5-miler and various Parkruns. Castlewellan Christmas […]

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Weekly Roundup Fast & Festive

Weekly Roundup Fast and Festive on the last weekend before Christmas. Born 2 RunTollymore 10k Saturday saw the second of the Born 2 Run “Run Forest Run” series take place in Tollymore Forest Park. In a field of over 400 runners, it was North Belfast Harriers John Black who set the pace at the front. […]

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Weekly Roundup

It was  a quiet week this week as everyone prepares for Christmas. On Saturday the Eskra 10k place took place in Tyrone. Over 150 runners took to the start line including two members from the Cox family in the form of Martin and Lauren. Martin completed the course in 39:18 in to finish in 10th […]

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Junior Report 7 December 2014

Saturday saw the juniors claiming some well deserved success at the cross country in Ballyclare. First up in the U11s over a distance of half a mile was LUKE KELLY in 1st with team mate KELVIN KEARNEY coming in to claim 3rd just a second behind 2nd place. In the girls race EMMY THORNTON just […]

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weekly round up 7 December

A quiet week for racing, with only three races to report on    Malcolm Cup XC There was a great turn out at Ballyclare on Saturday 6 December for the Malcolm Cup.  In the 3 mile Ladies and Vets race, Nat Glenn came in strongly in 4th place with a time of 17.20, followed by […]

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