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NBH Race Report 1st – 7th October 2018


With success at least weeks NI & Ulster 10k Champs, this weekend saw Harriers target the Road Relay Champs in Victoria Park, race in Chicago, Cardiff and Cultra and parkrun.

NI & Ulster Road Relay Champs 2018

A record number of teams enjoyed the ideal racing conditions in Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon. North Belfast Harriers were represented in the Master Ladies 3 x 3,380m, Masters Men 3 x 3,380m and Senior Men’s 3 x 3,380m events as well as the junior races. The Senior Men’s team put in a great performance in an exciting race to claim the silver medals with a collective 41:10.

Senior Men: Mark McKinstry Philip Goss Kent Swann Joe Malone

Masters Men results: NBH B 12th 47:47 NBH C 49th 55:38 NBH A 52nd 56:42 NBH D 55th 58:16

Master Men: Lyle Carleton Joe Wilson Gerry Anderson Thomas Taylor

Simon Reeve Rory Kane Patrick McAuley Paul Butcher

Joe Smith Paddy McCambridge Damien Gill

Greg McClure Gary Blythe Lance Breen Thomas Norton

Masters Ladies results: NBH C 22nd 44:07 NBH H 29th 45:11 NBH D 45th 48:20 NBH B 52nd 51:23 NBH G 54th 51:53 NBH E 53:28

Masters Women: Kate O’Neill Elaine Crawford Kerry Coogan

Eileen Keenan Lorraine Hibburt Angela Greenhill

Una McConnell Emma Taylor Diane Taylor

Joanne Mcallister Lynn Mckenna Fiona Magill

Philomena Donaldson Frances Burgess Eimear Nugent

Ita McCambridge Sandy Carr Catherine Seawright

Louise Warde Hunter Cecilia Gourley Katrina McAuley

Junior Results: UNDER 17 Matthew Lavery 10:46, Brendan McCambridge 11:40, UNDER 15 Luke Kelly 05:37, Jack McCready 06:07, Holly Diamond 06:16

Commonwealth Half Marathon, Cardiff

Andrew Annett ran 01:09:28 representing Northern Ireland at the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff on Sunday, finishing in 41st place in a quality field of runners.

Born 2 Run Cultra Charity Challenge

North Belfast Harriers were present on the podium at the Born 2 Run Charity 10k on Sunday. Placing 1st Mark Diamond 36:29 and 3rd Simon Reeve 37:15.

Chicago Marathon

Mo Farah won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday with a new PB, improving on London in the Spring. Having posted a new PB at Berlin only a couple weeks before, Philip McIlwrath knocked over 10 minutes off that at Chicago with 04:37:54. Rosy Ryan also completed the 26.2 miles adding another marathon medal to this years collection. Stephen Walker also took on the wind and rain to finish in 03:19:58 and Paul Williams recorded 03:34:13.


parkrun Results:

Over 50 Harriers turned out to parkrun at 14 different locations on Saturday morning.

Waterworks parkrun, Belfast

Simon REEVE   00:19:08

Joe NORNEY   00:19:38

Gerard SOWNEY   00:21:36

Greg MCCLURE   00:23:47

Orla CASH   00:24:14

Tony REID   00:24:33

Chris O’DONOGHUE   00:26:32

Natalie CLARKE   00:26:36

Sam CARR   00:28:28

Fergus JAMISON   00:28:43

Nuala MAHON   00:28:47

Siobhan DRAIN   00:28:59

Jack CARBERRY   00:29:00

Christopher LENNON   00:29:02

Joe DRAIN   00:29:04

Karen MCCLEAN   00:29:38

Jennifer BUTCHER   00:29:45

Gerry ANDERSON   00:29:48

Thomas MCKINSTRY   00:29:50

John Gerard MURPHY   00:30:06

Sandy CARR   00:31:22

Michael LAWLOR   00:31:24

Jacqueline LAWLOR   00:32:29

Bernadette DUFFY   00:32:30

Grainne STEPHENS   00:32:31

Margaret STEPHENS   00:32:34

Joanne MCGURK   00:33:03

Joan GRIEVE   00:33:08

Megan BEGGS   00:33:09

Lyle CARLETON   00:33:31

Emma TONER   00:36:24

David FRENCH   00:37:16

Sinead TOAL   00:39:21

Angela ROGAN   00:39:36

Jim CLINTON   00:50:33


Belfast Victoria parkrun

Kevin MCCANN   00:22:01


Queen’s parkrun, Belfast

Ciaran HUNTER   00:22:46

Damien GILL   00:27:10

John LAVERY   00:30:04


Falls parkrun, Belfast

Vincent BRADLEY   00:25:08

Elaine HOLMES   00:27:47


Wallace parkrun, Lisburn

Marc JENNINGS   00:18:58


Ormeau parkrun

Martin COX   00:19:46

Lauren COX   00:21:44


Antrim parkrun

Martsje HELL   00:18:57


Castlewellan parkrun

Helen F WEIR   00:21:45


Larne parkrun

Nat GLENN   00:19:08


Killarney parkrun

Maurice PALMER   00:24:02


Athlone parkrun

Matt SHIELDS   00:19:20


Stormont parkrun

Colin SIMPSON   00:24:27


Heritage Harbor parkrun, Ottawa

Philip MCILWRATH   00:26:25

Rosy RYAN   00:53:45


Dungannon Park parkrun

Ray CAMERON   00:20:40