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Juvenile Cross Country Championships

AAI Uneven & Novice XC Championships

tony1On Sunday the annual running of the Woodies DIY Novice & Uneven Age Cross Country Championships took place in W.I.T Sports Campus in Waterford. This event is the Athletics Ireland Juvenile cross country event of the year and eleven Harriers made the journey to the multi-race event to represent the club, county and province.

The Under 13 boys category took part over a 2.5km course and featured the largest number of runners with Tony McCambridge leading the team home in 8th position and also being the 2nd qualifying finisher for the Ulster team. Thomas Reid was next across the line  finishing in 43rd position, followed by Damien Marquess in 98th, Fionn Nagel in 105th, Adam Tepe in 135th and Brendan McCambridge in 143rd. Overall Ulster finished in 3rd, with Antrim in 9th and the Club finishing in 10th.

In the under 15 girls Rioghnach Catney and Roasile Hoy tackled the 3km course. Rioghnach finished in 68th and Roasile finished in 105th with Ulster finishing in in 3rd and Antrim in 7th.

Next up was the under 17 girls with Maya Cathie being the sole Harrier representing the club and finishing in 73rd over the 4km course. Ulster finished 1st and Antrim in 2nd in this age group. The under 17 boys was represented by Niall Geehan who had a good performance to count as the 6th man across the line in 77th position overall helping Antrim to a 3rd place position. Ulster also performed well in this group finishing 3rd.

Finally the U19 boys category competed over a tough 6km course with Conal McCambridge finishing in 26th position overall and 4th place finisher for the Ulster team helping them to finish in 3rd position overall.

Sperrin Harriers Winter Trail Series

On Saturday Mark McKinstry stood on top of the podium once again when he competed around Lough Fea near Cookstown in the latest installment of the Sperrin Harriers Winter trail series. Mark bested a field of just under one hundred to complete the 5km course in a time of 17:29 finishing in 1st position.


1st place finishes at Victoria, Ecos, Falls, Queens and Wallace this week.


12th Ray CAMERON 00:20:37

Victoria Park

1st Edward COOKE 00:18:10


1st Connor Ashley MCQUILLAN 00:18:32

7th Helen F WEIR 00:21:29


1st Gladys GANIEL-O’NEILL 00:18:17


3rd Claire CONNOR 00:19:03

5th Peter MORRISON 00:19:26

8th Mark SHIELDS 00:20:05

9th Martin Joseph COX 00:20:10

18th Athanasia SEVASTAKI 00:21:22

38th Paul GRUHN 00:23:12

44th Steven THOMPSON 00:23:59

45th Ita MCCAMBRIDGE 00:24:06

54th Lauren COX 00:24:37

55th Matt SHIELDS 00:24:38

71st Orla MCCAMBRIDGE 00:25:50

98th Sandy CARR 00:27:42

112th Drew CRAWFORD 00:29:00

207 Thomas MCKINSTRY 00:44:34


1st David Maurice BRADY 00:18:24

9th Philip Patrick DONNELLY 00:19:34

12th John LAVERY 00:20:04

27th Ciaran HUNTER 00:22:00


1st Michael FITZPATRICK 00:17:53

3rd Mark MC CALLION 00:19:19

4th John MCCONNELL 00:19:24


6th Drew KNOX 00:19:50

9th John Gerard MURPHY 00:20:17

10th Andrew MILLIGAN 00:20:22

13th Greg MCCLURE 00:20:26

14th Harry BREWSTER 00:20:27

24th Eamon SHERIDAN 00:22:03

27th Conor O’RAWE 00:22:28

34th Jack CARBERRY 00:22:55

40th Sean MCSHANE JR 00:23:09

42nd John Robert JOHNSTON 00:23:14

43rd Nuala MULDOON 00:23:16

47th John O’HARE 00:23:30

50th Piaras MCSHANE 00:23:33

52nd Jim CLINTON 00:23:41

58th Niall ARMSTRONG 00:23:58

74th Marian HAYES 00:25:48

86th Roisin HUGHES 00:27:15

87th Colin SIMPSON 00:27:16

93rd John GRIBBIN 00:27:47

113th Coirle FINNEGAN 00:31:08

119th John BURNS 00:32:11

123th Kilian WOODS 00:33:56

124th Aaron MCCANN 00:34:17