This year seen the first of the Ballyvea 10k & 5k races, organised by Ballyvea FC and took place in Kileel on 10th July. Over 100 competitors took part over both races and North Belfast Harriers own Andrew Annett came in first place in the 10k (32:59) while Jamie Annett won first place in the 5k race (20:25)
Picture by Ballyvea F.C.
Shore 10k is organised by East Down AC and took place on a beautiful sunny Tuesday (11th) evening. The winner male was Alan Johnston of Murlough AC while East Down’s Niamh Kellett was first for the ladies. Over 230 runners took part including 3 harriers, who had great results. Well done guys!
This event took place in Donegal on Friday evening this week and the NBH were represented by 8 runners. It was a sucessful night for the Harriers who collected 2 age category prizes and 4 runners achieved PB’s. Conor Curran was 4th, taking the 1st Male 40 prize, while Lauren Cox achieved the prize of 1st Junior Woman.
|Conor Curran||16:02||4th Place|
|Lauren Cox||19:29||PB & 1st Junior Woman|
Sea to Sky
Sea to Sky took place on Friday 14th July with almost 800 competitors attending this Born to Run event. The course provided its competitors with a mixture of road, trail and track in rainy weather conditions was challenging to all. The 10k winner David McKee of Mourne Runners ran 35:21 just 27 seconds ahead of North Belfast Harriers Kent Swann who came in to take 3rd place
Kent Swann (3rd place) Kate, Eileen & Kerry enjoyed the evening
This week’s Waterworks Park Run celebrated our very own Matt Shield’s 250th Park Run. The Waterworks Park Run Facebook page paid tribute to “Mr Parkrun Ireland” and he was presented with a gift before the run commenced this week. Representatives from other parkruns came from all over NI and ROI to celebrate the occasion for the man who started the park run phenomenon in 2010.
Pictures by Trisha Murray & Rosy Ryan
Claremorris Park Run
16th Sandy CARR 23:35
Clermont Park Run, Florida
61st Andrew Taylor 27:14
62nd Diane Taylor 27:18