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NBH – Race Report w/e 22nd July

NBH Race Report, 16th – 22nd July 2018

There was no let-up for the North Belfast Harriers this week. The Club was well-represented across a range of venues clocking up many successes resulting in podium positions.

 

Tues 17th July – Portaferry 10 mile (and 2 x 5 mile Relay) Road Race
North Belfast Harriers were represented in the Ards Peninsula town in both the 10 mile and 2 x 5 mile relay.
Joe Malone and Philip Goss led the field in the relay race with a time of 55:01

 

Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Gender Category Finish
1 549 Joe Malone Philip Goss R RM 00:55:01
60 26 Ray Cameron M M40 01:10:14
90 97 Greg McClure M M60 01:13:22
141 28 Paul Carlin M M45 01:20:13
162 247 Gerry Anderson M M50 01:22:12

 

Fri 20th July – Dalriada Festival 10k & 5k
Over 200 athletes descended on the coastal village of Glenarm in County Antrim for the annual Dalriada Festival 10k and 5k, a popular and well-organised event hosted this year by newly-established Glenlough Running Club.
The event, which is part of a week long festival in the village, covers a multi-terrain course within the Glenarm Castle Grounds and surrounding streets and roads.

In the 10k race, Kent Swann bettered his runners up spot from 2017, when he led the field home in 36:12 (1st place), while Northern Ireland international, Martsje Hell, claimed 3rd place overall and was first lady home with a time of 39:54.

Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Gender Finish Chiptime Lap1 Lap2
1 208 Kent Swann M 00:36:12 00:36:12 00:18:10 00:18:03
3 31 Martsje Hell F 00:39:54 00:39:52 00:19:48 00:20:07
7 186 Penny Lindsay F 00:44:21 00:44:17 00:21:43 00:22:39
14 159 April Clarke F 00:46:11 00:46:08 00:22:29 00:23:43

 

Meanwhile in the 5k race, Joe Malone claimed his second podium finish of the week with a 17:11 for 2nd place.

Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Gender Finish Chiptime
2 199 Joe Malone M  00:17:12  00:17:11
6 161 David Clarke M  00:18:23  00:18:23
15 128 Luke Kelly M  00:19:54  00:19:53
25 178 Janice Plumb F  00:21:36  00:21:34
31 170 John Steele M  00:22:39  00:22:36
32 122 Jack McCready M  00:22:45  00:22:43
42 160 Carol Clarke F  00:23:57  00:23:52
59 47 Catherine O’Boyle F  00:27:12  00:27:01
77 179 Sandy Plumb M  00:28:19  00:28:15

 

Fri 20th July – Churchill 5k Donegal
The McCambridge family plus Liam Smyth represented the Club in Churchill this evening. There was a high degree of success with 4 of the 6 walking away with prizes. Brendan was the first to cross the finish line in 8th place overall and taking the junior prize in a time of 17:49. Paddy was next in a time of 20:33. Ita was the 3rd club finisher taking the O50 prize in a time of 22:04 with Orla hot on her heels in a new PB of 22:09 taking first place in the female open category. Catriona took second place in the female open category in a time of 22:39. The final club finisher was Liam Smyth who continued his comeback from a stress fracture in a time of 26:22 over what was a demanding course. Nothing beats holiday racing!

 

Sat 21st July – Dark Hedges Half Marathon and 5 miles:
Six Harriers made the journey to Game of Thrones territory to take part in the Dark Hedges Half Marathon, or to give it it’s full title, the Kennedy Kane McArthur Festival of Running Dark Hedges Half Marathon. The route started and ended at the village of Dervock with the highlight being running through the world-famous hedges.

Colin Willets led the Harriers across the line with a time of 1:20:31, Louise Smith was the first lady home with a time of 1:26:40

Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Gender Category Finish Chiptime
8 849 Colin Willetts M MO 01:20:32 01:20:31
22 896 Louise  Smith  F F45 01:26:43 01:26:40
170 657 Terence McAtamney M MO 01:50:33 01:50:15
259 827 Philip McIlwrath M M40 02:01:06 02:00:47
303 928 Jason Reid M MO 02:06:35 02:06:01
406 826 Rosy Ryan F F40 03:22:37 03:21:57

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile Nat Glenn braved the hilly course to finish second overall in the 5 mile race.

Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Gender Category Finish Chiptime
2 204 Nat Glenn M M50 00:29:48 00:29:46

 

Sat 21st July – Team Trophy League Round 1 (inc Senior Relay 4 x 400m):
Bangor Sportsplex was the venue for Round 1 of the Team Trophy League. The Club was represented by Andrew Milligan and James Trainor.
Andrew came second in the 1500m while James came third in the 800m

 

1500m men & women 800m men
Pos No Name Time Pos No Name Time
2 44 Andrew Milligan 4:02.87 3 61 James Trainor 2:06.86

 

 

Sat 21st July – PARKRUNS
Only 46 North Belfast Harriers ran across 10 parkruns this week, with four runners achieving PBs. Congratulations to Kent SWANN who came first in Falls parkrun, and to Odhran MOAN & Max REID who clocked up Parkrun milestones.

This was Kent’s second win of the week.

 

Rostrevor parkrun (41 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
17 Odhran MOAN 00:25:11 10 Parkruns!
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Waterworks parkrun, Belfast (227 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
4 Simon REEVE 00:18:57
6 John Gerard MURPHY 00:19:25
8 Drew KNOX 00:20:30
14 Helen F WEIR 00:21:15
28 Gerard SOWNEY 00:22:46
29 Greg McCLURE 00:22:48
34 Max REID 00:23:06 50 Parkruns!
35 Daniel O’CALLAGHAN 00:23:07
37 Kevin McCANN 00:23:10
61 Tony REID 00:24:54
96 Catherine SEAWRIGHT 00:27:37
99 Matt SHIELDS 00:27:43
106 Chris O’DONOGHUE 00:27:57
128 Padraigin BINGHAM 00:29:09
133 Joanne CURRAN 00:29:26 New PB!
137 Ciará MAGENNIS 00:29:30
147 Sharon HOBBS 00:30:30
148 Elaine CRAWFORD 00:30:32
149 Joanne McGURK 00:30:39
150 Lyle CARLETON 00:30:39
153 Heather WILSON 00:30:44
160 Claire BROWNING 00:31:19
166 Eimear NUGENT 00:31:34
170 Jacqueline LAWLOR 00:31:57
172 Maeve CUSHNAHAN 00:31:59
181 Grainne STEPHENS 00:32:50 New PB!
182 Matthew HIGGINS 00:32:51
187 Margaret STEPHENS 00:33:14
194 Eadaoin DONALDSON 00:33:52
195 Kerry McSHANE 00:33:53
208 Paula O’REILLY 00:37:17
209 Catherine CARLETON 00:37:17
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Belfast Victoria parkrun (207 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
40 Maurice PALMER 00:22:57
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Queen’s parkrun, Belfast (131 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
40 Ciaran HUNTER 00:23:40
107 Vincent BRADLEY 00:32:04
108 John LAVERY 00:32:08
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Falls parkrun, Belfast (78 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
1   Kent SWANN   00:19:16   Winner
77 Jim CLINTON 00:48:55
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Citypark parkrun, Craigavon (246 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
22 Paul WILLIAMS 00:21:10 New PB!
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Castlewellan parkrun (162 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
44 John McCONNELL 00:24:00
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Larne parkrun (54 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
15 John STEELE 00:26:08
31 Sandy PLUMB 00:31:02
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Ballina parkrun (49 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
4 Patrick McAULEY 00:19:56
14 Katrina McAULEY 00:23:26 New PB!
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Stormont parkrun (230 runners)
Position parkrunner Run Time
29 Gerry ANDERSON 00:22:33

 

 

All photos taken from Facebook.