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North Belfast Harriers Race Report 17-23 July 2017

NBH Harriers Race Report, 17th July – 23rd July 2017

Another busy and very successful week of summer running for North Belfast Harriers. There was success for club members competing in races around the Province and further afield.

PORTAFERRY GALA 10 MILE ROAD RACE

Over 300 runners took part in the Portaferry 10 mile road race on Tuesday 18th July. Ten North Belfast Harriers took part in the Gala event on what was a gloriously sunny evening. Philip Goss and Edward Cooke took 4th and 5th places respectively. Helen Weir was the first lady home for the Harriers in 56th place overall. Results below:-

Position              Name                     Category                 Time

4                           Philip Goss                MO                          00:57:50

5                           Edward Cooke          MO                          00:58:04

22                        Arran Rutledge         M40                         01:06:19

39                        Robert Irvine           M55                         01:10:07

44                       Greg McClure           M60                        01:11:14

56                       Helen Weir                F45                         01:13:00

154                    Gordon Glenn           M45                        01:23:54

194                    Lynn McCullough    F45                         01:28:32

220                    Paul Carlin                M45                       01:32:05

302                  Gabrielle Mallaghan    F50                     01:45:53

DALRIADA 5K and 10K

The scenic village of Glenarm hosted 5K and 10K races on Friday 21st July as part of their annual Dalriada festival. The course saw the 5K runners take on one lap and the 10K runners complete two laps of the picturesque route. North Belfast Harriers had a successful evening with father and son, Nat and Ethan Glenn taking 1st and 2nd place in the 5K event. David Clarke took 3rd place to secure the top three spots for North Belfast Harriers. Young athletes Luke Kelly and Lauren Cox came 10th and 12th overall in this event in 00:20:19 and 00:20:48 respectively. Lauren was second female overall.  Well done Lauren!.  In the 10K event Kent Swann took second place overall. April Clarke took first place for the ladies in the 10K. Results below:-

5K Dalriada

Position Name Time

1 Nat Glenn 00:17:14

2 Ethan Glenn 00:17:48

3 David Clarke 00:18:05

10 Luke Kelly 00:20:19

12 Lauren Cox 00:20:48

14 John Steele 00:21:23

 

10K Dalriada

Position Name Time

2 Kent Swann 00:35:14

17 April Clarke 00:45:13

28 Carol Clarke 00:47:31

49 Eadaoin Donaldson 01:00:44

58 Philomena Donaldson 01:06:04

North Belfast Harriers at Dalriada  – photo courtesy of Nat Glenn

 

Kennedy Kane McArthur Festival of Running – Dervock Half Marathon and 10K

 

Springwell Runners hosted the Dervock Half Marathon and 10k on 22 July 2017. The races started and finished in the Village of Dervock with Half Marathon runners passing through the famous Dark Hedges. In the Half Marathon event Louise Smith was the first North Belfast Harrier to finish coming 10th overall and claiming first lady home. Martsje Hell was the second female finisher. 7 Harriers took part in total in the Half Marathon. Results below:-

Position       Name                  Category         Time

10                    Louise Smith          F45                01:24:09

18                    Martin Rea            M40               01:27:19

19                   John McConnell    M40               01:27:36

21                   Martsje Hell          FO                    01:28:11

55                  Colin Simpson       M45                 01:37:40

71                  Greg McClure        M60                  01:41:04

158                Philip McIlwrath  M40                  01:57:39

 

                                        

Philip McIlwrath and Louise Smith at Dervock               Harriers at Dervock – photos courtesy of Rosy Ryan

 

FORD 5K – NEWCASTLE, COUNTY DOWN

Bryansford GAC and Newcastle AC hosted the Ford 5K on Saturday 22nd July. The course was taken on by over 100 runners and consisted of a fast and flat through Newcastle. Harrier Neil Carty was 9th overall in 17:25. The event was won by North Belfast Harriers’ Andrew Annett in 15:24. The first lady home was Mourne Runners’ Laura Graham. Harriers results below:-

Position        Name                       Category               Time

1                     Andrew Annett            MO                           00:15:24

9                     Neil Carty                     V50                           00:17:25

 

SSE AIRTRICITY FINGAL 10K – SWORDS

There was success at the Fingal 10K in Swords for North Belfast Harriers on Sunday 23 July 2017. The event is part of the SSE Airtricity Dublin Race Series. Gladys Ganiel took first place for the ladies in 00:35:33. Lindsay Gordon was the first male Harrier to finish in 6th position overall in 00:32:03. Results below:-

Position          Name                      Category             Time

6                          Lindsay Graham       MS                        00:32:03

30                       Connor Curran          M40                     00:34:53

41                       Gladys Ganiel              F40                     00:35:33

51                       Andrew Considine     M40                    00:35:58

94                     Paul Curley                   M35                     00:37:17

Glady Ganiel wins Fingal 10k

DOUBLE GOLD FOR McKILLOP AT WORLD PARA ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

It was double success for North Belfast Harrier Michael McKillop at the World Para Athletic Championships in London this week. The Glengormley athlete was running for Team Ireland and secured gold medals in both the 800m and 1500m final. Michael now has 9 World Championship gold medals.

Michael McKillop at the Para Athletic Championships in London – image courtesy of RTE

CHURCH HILL 5K

It was a family affair for North Belfast Harriers competing in the Church Hill 5K. Results below:-

Position               Name                                                Time

9                               Brendan McCambridge                       00:18:22

18                             Paddy McCambridge                           00:20:16

27                            Ita McCambridge                                  00:22:08

28                            Orla McCambridge                               00:22:19 (46 seconds off PB)

 

EILEEN CRILLY MEMORIAL 5K, PORTSALON

Saturday 22 July in Portsalon was the venue for the Eileen Crilly Memorial 5K run. Conal McCambridge won the event for North Belfast Harriers in 00:17:05. Ita McCambridge was the first lady Harrier in 00:21:40. Brendan McCambridge finished in 00:20:01 with Paddy McCambridge close behind in 00:20:42.

 

NORTH BELFAST HARRIERS AT PARK RUN EVENTS 22 JULY 2017

WATERWORKS

Position Name Time

2 Simon REEVE 18:10:00

5 Matthew LAVERY 18:25:00

8 John Gerard MURPHY 19:29:00

9 Frankie SMYTH 19:33:00

10 Ray CAMERON 19:39:00

17 Drew KNOX 20:19:00

39 Lauren COX 22:11:00

45 Gerard SOWNEY 22:30:00

49 Jack CARBERRY 22:36:00

52 Daniel O’CALLAGHAN 22:42:00

54 Terence MCATAMNEY 22:47:00

75 Katrina MCAULEY 24:07:00

77 Jim CLINTON 24:09:00

83 Joe WILSON 24:26:00

84 Lyle CARLETON 24:26:00

103 Sarah Jane STEWART 25:07:00

109 Gerry ANDERSON 25:28:00

141 Chris O’DONOGHUE 27:19:00

147 David JOHNSTON 27:43:00

152 Heather WILSON 27:56:00

159 Lynn MCKENNA 28:23:00

172 Jacqueline LAWLOR 29:04:00

173 Clare O’HARA 29:05:00

186 Trisha MURRAY 29:59:00

194 Bronagh SCULLION 30:36:00

196 Nuala MAHON 30:44:00

197 Gabrielle MALLAGHAN 30:46:00

198 Kerry MCSHANE 30:51:00

199 Mick MURRAY 30:58:00

200 Margaret STEPHENS 31:11:00

201 Emma TONER 31:12:00

206 Matt SHIELDS 31:38:00

215 Joan GRIEVE 32:12:00

216 Bronagh CONLON 32:13:00

217 Claire BRADY 32:14:00

229 Gemma LOWE 33:02:00

237 Orla YOUNG 33:32:00

247 James TOAL 34:37:00

250 Dirdre MURPHY 34:47:00

252 Bernadette DUFFY 34:52:00

255 Clare MORGAN 35:08:00

282 Adrienne MARTIN-POOTS 41:29:00

 

BELFAST VICTORIA

Position Name Time

6 Piaras MCSHANE 18:21:00

53 Sean MCSHANE 22:34:00

 

QUEENS PARK RUN BELFAST

Position Name Time

18 Ciaran HUNTER 22:51:00

22 John LAVERY 23:50:00

 

PORTRUSH PARK RUN

Position Name Time

52 Greg MCCLURE 23:08:00

171 Eadaoin DONALDSON 30:35:00

176 Philomena DONALDSON 30:52:00

232 Thomas MCKINSTRY 51:18:00

 

LARNE PARK RUN

Position Name Time

12 John STEELE 24:07:00

15 Ethan GLENN 24:19:00

22 Trisha CAMPBELL 25:15:00

28 Harry PLUMB 26:32:00

30 Sandy PLUMB 27:10:00

 

COMBER PARK RUN

Position Name Time

165 Rosy RYAN 45:35:00

 

VALLEY PARK RUN, NEWTOWNABBEY

Position Name Time

39 Clare HOLMES 26:26:00

 

SLIGO PARK RUN

Position Name Time

1 Conor O’RAWE 18:01:00

6 Ciara O’RAWE 22:57:00

 

STORMONT PARK RUN

Position Name Time

8 Helen F WEIR 20:51:00

 

PORTADOWN PARK RUN

Position Name Time

31 Orla CASH 24:37:00