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Gladys wins in North West / Jack and Paul make 100

clairephilipIt was the last cross country race of the year in Gransha on Saturday  and with the race counting towards the cross country league several harriers made the journey.

Both the men and the women were in one race this time. Up front Alan O’Hara was the first harrier across the line finishing in 3rd. Andew Considine made his comeback from injury for his first XC of the year and finished in 21st closely followed by the ever improving Mark McKinstry in 25th who pipped Ed Cooke in 27th.

Gladys finished 33rd overall and won the womens race by close to a minute with Marc Jennings close behind in 36th. Mark McCallion continued his good XC form for 62nd closely followed by Mary Meade making her comeback race for the club and finishing 3rd woman in the process.

James Wallace finished 69th, Robert Irvine made 80th, Greg McClure 107th, Paula Wallace 180th, Thelma McCullough 183rd and Ita McCambridge 189th all earning valuable points for the club in the process.

Tollymore 10k

John McConnell made the top 20 in the challenging Tollymore 10k running 41:58.


parkrun100This week Paul Williams and Jack Carberry both completed their 100th parkruns. Both runners came into the club through parkrun and have shown big improvements since starting out with Jack achieving over 80% age grading for his parkrun PB and Paul improving his parkrun time by several minute.
1 Gregory WALSH 00:17:46
2 Ray CAMERON 00:20:54
11 Jim CLINTON 00:25:07

Ormeau Park
2 Simon REEVE 00:18:21
3 Peter MORRISON 00:18:54
21 Paul GRUHN 00:22:58
57 Athanasia SEVASTAKI 00:28:27
67 Drew CRAWFORD 00:29:07

2 David Maurice BRADY 00:18:23
10 Philip Patrick DONNELLY 00:19:56
22 Claire PRENTER 00:22:29
23 Kevin LAVERY 00:22:34
30 Ciaran HUNTER 00:22:50

2 Drew KNOX 00:19:20
3 Gerry GRIBBON 00:19:50
4 John Gerard MURPHY 00:20:11
6 Stephen WALKER 00:20:32
7 Paul WILLIAMS 00:20:33
8 Greg MCCLURE 00:20:49
9 Colin SIMPSON 00:21:14
13 Andrew MILLIGAN 00:21:35
15 Conor O’RAWE 00:21:53
16 Eamon SHERIDAN 00:22:01
18 Jack CARBERRY 00:22:10
20 Niall ARMSTRONG 00:22:22
30 Nuala MULDOON 00:23:25
39 John GRIBBIN 00:24:01
42 Steven THOMPSON 00:24:12
44 John O’HARE 00:24:14
49 Sandy CARR 00:25:16
55 Matt SHIELDS 00:25:45
56 John Michael MARQUESS 00:25:45
59 Marian HAYES 00:26:07
78 Roisin HUGHES 00:27:47
85 Thomas MCKINSTRY 00:29:05
86 Harry BASSETT 00:29:14

Eddie Delaney

There was sad news this week with the passing away of the club’s esteemed and eldest member Eddie Delaney. Eddie has been a club stalwart for many years now and his presence will be sorely missed around the clubhouse. Our sympathies go out to Eddie’s family and friends. RIP Eddie.