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Super moon in July and Super Performances in August for North Belfast Harriers

NBH Race Report, 30th July – 5th August 2018

 

This week North Belfast Harriers were spotted all around the island of Ireland and winning races.

 

 

Broughshane 10k & 5k 2018

Monday night, 30th July  saw 10k and 5k races in the UK Village of the Year 2018. Three NBH runners took part in the 10k race.

Mark McKinstry won the 10k beating his closest rival by nearly a minute.

Pos Bib First name Last name Finish Time Chip Time
1 331 Mark McKinstry 00:34:11 00:34:11
218 159 Linda Beggs 01:01:33 01:01:09
222 205 Sharon Hobbs 01:01:54 01:01:30

 

Carlingford 5K

A 5k road race took place in Carlingford on Friday 3rd August. The race started in the town centre and the route travelled along Carlingford lough and then returned to the town centre.

Frist place was hotly contested by Conal McCambridge who came in a close second running a mere 8 seconds behind the winner.

Pos Bib First name Last name Finish Time Chip Time
2 278 Conal McCambridge 00:15:21 00:15:21
5 827 Andrew Milligan 00:15:48 00:15:48
19 268 Joe Malone 00:16:21 00:16:18
32 90 James Trainor 00:16:45 00:16:45
43 146 David Clarke 00:17:02 00:16:59
64 824 Piarais McShane 00:17:41 00:17:41
216 144 April Clarke 00:21:38 00:21:31
242 142 Carol Clarke 00:22:26 00:22:17
487 788 Cecilia Gourley 00:32:30 00:32:07

   

Photo courtesy of Cecila Gourley

 

Quarry 5k 

The Quarry 5k was held on Friday 3rd August over a multi terrain course in Carnlough.

The route started in the picturesque village and climbed uphill towards the quarry where runners encountered loose limestone paths underfoot.  A further climb upwards from the quarry allowed runners to experience the stunning coastline views before descending to the Largy Road and then back through the well-known limestone bridge into the village and towards the finish line.

Kent Swan continued his winning streak taking first place in another fast time.

Pos Bib First name Last name Finish Time Chip Time
1 286 Kent Swann 00:17:52 00:17:52

 

Photo courtesy of Kent Swann

 

Stanley Reid Memorial 5 Mile Classic

Friday 3rd August.

In its 17th year the Stanley Reid Memorial Classic is an undulating route starting and finishing in Cookstown’s Loughry Campus.  Only one NBH runner journeyed down to take on this race.

Pos Bib First name Last name Finish Time Chip Time
91 7 Jason Reid 00:35:48 00:35:33

 

Donegal Down Syndrome 5K Charity run  

On Saturday 4th August Elaine Holmes won first female in the 5K Charity run taking place in the Downings, Donegal in aid of the Donegal Down Syndrome Association.  Full race times are not online but Elaine came home in under 24 minutes.

 

Photo courtesy of Katrina McAuley

 

Mourne Seven Sevens Mountain Race

This race on Saturday 4th August took in the seven highest summits of the Mourne’s.   Martsje Hell was the first female winner.

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
17 Simon Reeve 05:00:36
19 Martsje Hell 05:07:18

 

Mount Stewart Half Marathon

On Saturday evening there was a unique trail race around the gardens of the 19th century house.

Louise Smith had an impressive run, winning the race outright with the fastest time in a field of 173.

Pos Bib First name Last name Finish Time Chip Time
1 185 Louise Smith 01:29:08 01:29:07
109 159 Philip McIlwrath 02:08:29 02:08:21

    

Photo Credit: Richard Corbett

 

Feile 10k Road Race

On Sunday 5th August this 10k road race started at the Cityside shopping centre and finished at Finaghy Road North.

John Black won the race and Philip Goss took 3rd place on the podium.  Congratulations also goes to Paddy McAuley who ran a PB.

Pos Bib First name Last name Finish Time Chip Time
1 430 John Black 00:32:51 00:32:50
3 428 Philip Goss 00:33:23 00:33:22
5 230 Kent Swann 00:34:39 00:34:38
13 165 Patrick McAuley 00:39:33 00:39:31
45 461 Una McConnell 00:44:15 00:44:14
94 214 Maurice Palmer 00:47:38 00:47:22
161 182 Thomas Norton 00:52:56 00:52:40
213 210 Catherine Seawright 00:55:53 00:55:38
253 467 Jim Clinton 00:58:35 00:58:25

 


Photo courtesy of Katrina McAuley and Maurice Palmer
      

 

Waterworks

Gerry Anderson celebrated his 100th parkrun with a cake and a new PB.

A new parkrun had its inaugural run in East Belfast at Orangefield park giving parkrunners another one to add to their tourism list.

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
14 Max Reid 00:21:10
18 Patrick Mcauley 00:21:25
22 Sam Carr 00:21:36
26 Greg Mcclure 00:22:06
28 Gerry Anderson 00:22:13 – New PB
38 Andrew Taylor 00:23:27 – New PB
46 Katrina Mcauley 00:23:47
50 Maurice Palmer 00:24:01
71 Kevin Mccann 00:25:29
72 Jack Carberry 00:25:34
106 Catherine Seawright 00:27:17
107 Sandy Carr 00:27:18
111 Lyle Carleton 00:27:24
112 Gary Blythe 00:27:25
129 Stella Harrison 00:28:57
143 Jim Clinton 00:29:42
156 Claire Browning 00:31:17
168 Grainne Stephens 00:32:41 – New PB
171 Marian Hayes 00:32:47
172 Jacqueline Lawlor 00:32:48
175 Megan Beggs 00:32:53
176 Joanne Mcgurk 00:32:53
180 Margaret Stephens 00:33:04
181 Michael Lawlor 00:33:05
182 John Burns 00:33:06
185 David French 00:34:14 – New PB
206 Clare Morgan 00:38:22
218 Elisabeth French 00:41:58

 

Derry City

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
70 Martin Rea 00:28:21

 

 

Belfast Victoria

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
3 Philip Patrick Donnelly 00:18:47 – New PB
135 Vincent Bradley 00:48:39

 

Portrush

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
148 Thomas McKinstry 00:26:09

 

Malahide

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
86 Colin Simpson 00:23:24

 

Wallace

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
26 John McConnell 00:22:01

 

Parkrun des Dougnes, Cubnezais (France)

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
2 John Gerard Murphy 00:19:45 – New PB

 

Larne

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
2 David Clarke 00:20:29
17 Carol Clarke 00:24:50

 

Carrickfergus

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
3 Sean McShane 00:20:04
21 Sean McShane Jr 00:23:46

 

Valley

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
14 Paul Williams 00:22:22
44 Joe Wilson 00:26:57

 

Orangefield

Pos First name Last name Finish Time
140 Philip McIlwrath 00:26:43
338 Rosy Ryan 00:45:12