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NBH Race Report 28th May – 3rd June 2018

Races in the sunshine over mountains, marathons and Maghera

Hill & Dale Race 7 Millstone

The Thursday evening Hill and Dale series continued with a loop out onto the lower slopes of Slieve Donard and the climb up and over Millstone. A handful of Harriers were among the 240 hill runners. 8th Neil Carty (1st M50) 41:25, 146th Colin Simpson 58:15, 172nd Piaras McShane 1:00:56, Sean McShane 1:00:59

Maghera 5 Mile Road Race

Also on Thursday evening, a couple of North Belfast Harriers took on the undulating 5 miles in Maghera.

5th David Clarke 30:33, 7th Vernon Shiels 30:57

Walled City Marathon

Early on Sunday morning, with the sun starting to heat up the stones of the Walled City, several Harriers continued on their marathon quests and sweltered in the sunshine.

John McGuigan 03:02:32, 2nd lady Louise Smith 03:10:14, Geoff Swann 3:26:11, Paddy McCambridge 3:56:56, Gordon Glenn 4:14:18, Padraigin Bingeam 5:33:38 -as guide runner for Tony Barclay.

Run DMC Trail Races

Sunday lunchtime saw the running of North Belfast Harriers Trail races over Divis and Black Mountain. The club was well represented both as organisers/volunteers and competitors. A huge amount of well deserved credit goes to all involved and those who participated in the Divis Mountain Challenge.

9 Mile Ridge & Heath; 1st Martsje Hell 1:06:36, Ray Cameron 1:14:06, Vincent Bradley 1:19:28, 3rd Una McConnell 1:21:18, Colin Simpson 1:23:06, Thelma McCullough 1:30:35, Anthony Fleming 1:33:01, Geraldine Murphy 1:44:17, Colleen Thompson 1:46:45, John Burns 1:46:46, Michael Lawlor 2:53:36

7.5 Mile Ridge & Summit; 1st John Murphy 54:22, 2nd Frankie Smyth 54:54, Gary Blythe 1:13:38, 3rd Lisa Bowers 1:14:40, Gerry Anderson 1:17:02, Thomas Norton 1:17:35, Eimear Nugent 1:29:02, Kathleen O’Neill 1:29:36, Elaine Crawford 1:29:39, Eileen Keenan 1:30:04, Gemma Lowe 1:46:20, Cecilia Gourley 1:46:21, Gail Mallaghan 1:54:37, Jacqueline Lawlor 1:54:38

5 Mile Ridge; 1st Joe Malone 28:37, 3rd Patrick McAuley 32:32, Robbie Speers 41:05, Emma Taylor 41:14, Diane Taylor 42:14, Lyle Carlton 42:21, Alan Weir 43:05, Joanne McAllister 45:00, Fiaona Magill 45:24, Lynn McKenna 46:00, Philomena Donaldson 48:30, Stella Harrison 51:17, Niamh O’Neill 52:48, Laura Lovett 55:07, Catherine O’Boyle 58:31, Orla Young 1:02:31, Catherine Gaston 1:02:32, Claire Brady 1:03:54, Mark Simpson 1:14:35, Marian Hayes 1:15:24, Rosy Ryan 1:19:30, Loretto Hawkins 1:19:32.

parkrun Results

Waterworks parkrun, Belfast

2 Nat GLENN 00:17:12

4 Simon REEVE 00:18:36

7 Thomas SIMMONS 00:19:40

12 Drew KNOX 00:20:19

15 John STEELE 00:20:37

16 John Gerard MURPHY 00:20:43

27 Greg MCCLURE 00:21:55

32 Janice PLUMB 00:22:23

34 Helen F WEIR 00:22:31

36 Kevin MCCANN 00:22:37

49 Orla CASH 00:23:10

63 Katrina MCAULEY 00:23:58

65 Patrick MCAULEY 00:23:58

78 Jim CLINTON 00:24:33

83 Jason REID 00:24:58

85 Jack CARBERRY 00:25:08

86 Robert IRVINE 00:25:10

118 Catherine SEAWRIGHT 00:26:43

141 Harry PLUMB 00:27:35

154 Lyle CARLETON 00:28:39

159 Nuala MAHON 00:28:49

163 Matt SHIELDS 00:28:55

166 Gerry ANDERSON 00:28:56

168 Kathleen O’NEILL 00:28:57

174 Eimear NUGENT 00:29:09

178 Thomas MCKINSTRY 00:29:18

182 Marian HAYES 00:30:22

183 Sandy CARR 00:30:38

186 Mick MURRAY 00:30:56

188 Gemma LOWE 00:31:10

204 Margaret STEPHENS 00:32:51

205 John BURNS 00:32:52

207 Sandy PLUMB 00:32:53

214 Grainne STEPHENS 00:33:28

215 Lynn MCCULLOUGH 00:33:31

217 Kerry MCSHANE 00:33:36

220 Stella HARRISON 00:33:57

223 Elaine CRAWFORD 00:34:29

224 Pauline MCKEATING 00:34:32

252 Coirle FINNEGAN 00:43:19

262 Trisha MURRAY 00:47:46

267 Dermot MCGRATH 00:49:59

Belfast Victoria parkrun

68 Colin SIMPSON 00:23:02

Ecos parkrun, Ballymena

14 Ray CAMERON 00:21:43

Queen’s parkrun, Belfast

8 Philip Patrick DONNELLY 00:18:30

31 Paul WILLIAMS 00:20:53

147 John LAVERY 00:27:39

Portrush parkrun

225 Rosy RYAN 00:48:12

Omagh parkrun

112 Clare COREY 00:35:45

Castlewellan parkrun

36 John MCCONNELL 00:23:26