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North Belfast Harriers Race Report 24th – 30th December 2018

 

A sweet selection box of races were available over the Christmas Holiday week and plenty of Harriers enjoyed the opportunity to race.

Christmas Day Waterworks parkrun results

There was a huge turnout of Harriers at the Waterworks on Christmas Day and several New PB times were posted and a couple of milestone runs celebrated.

2 Andrew MILLIGAN New PB 15:46
7 Colin WILLETTS New PB 17:44
8 Piaras MCSHANE New PB 17:52
14 Laurence JOHNSTON 18:39
17 Conor O’RAWE 19:01
25 Sean MCSHANE 19:47
31 John Gerard MURPHY 20:19
37 Niall ARMSTRONG 20:29
65 Jason REID 100th 22:14
66 Eamon MCCAMBRIDGE 22:15
67 Greg MCCLURE 22:16
71 Paul WILLIAMS 22:33
72 Stephen WALKER 22:34
91 Ray CAMERON 23:09
97 Ita MCCAMBRIDGE 23:26
114 Fionnuala O’HARE 24:07
116 Brendan MCCAMBRIDGE 24:10
117 Paul CARLIN 24:11
118 Jack MCCREADY 24:11
131 Donna MCLAUGHLIN 24:42
138 Ciaran HUNTER 24:54
153 Paddy MCCAMBRIDGE 25:18
163 Thomas Peter NORTON 25:51
164 Joe WILSON 25:53
172 Philip MCILWRATH 26:06
190 Catherine SEAWRIGHT New PB 26:40
192 Orla MCCAMBRIDGE 26:44
194 Gerry ANDERSON 26:46
195 Catriona MCCAMBRIDGE 26:47
196 Joe DRAIN 26:49
198 Tony REID 26:51
216 Stella HARRISON 27:38
220 Eimear NUGENT 50th 27:45
221 Gordon GLENN 27:48
233 Sandy CARR 28:20
234 Kevin LAVERY 28:21
235 Kevin MCCANN 28:22
237 Sam CARR 28:24
240 Lyle CARLETON 28:26
242 Damien GILL 28:32
243 Jim CLINTON 28:33
245 Eileen KEENAN New PB 28:45
246 Joanne CURRAN 28:46
258 Matthew CARLETON 29:01
266 Karen MCCLEAN New PB 29:11
296 Fergus JAMISON 30:40
300 Vincent BRADLEY 31:08
317 Maeve CUSHNAHAN 31:47
319 Claire BROWNING 31:48
320 Gemma LOWE 31:51
321 Jennifer CLEMENTS 31:52
322 Matt SHIELDS 31:53
323 Matthew HIGGINS 31:53
333 Niall KERR New PB 32:22
334 Lynn MURRAY 32:23
337 Orla YOUNG 32:43
338 Claire BRADY 33:04
341 Philomena DONALDSON 33:18
342 John LAVERY 33:29
350 Grainne STEPHENS 34:06
367 Cian FAHY DUCKETT 34:48
368 Orlaith FAHY DUCKETT 34:57
378 Maire JAMISON 35:37
384 Orla STEPHENS New PB 36:31
385 Margaret STEPHENS 36:32
388 Eadaoin DONALDSON 36:37
390 Bernadette DUFFY 36:51
392 Angela ROGAN 36:57
398 Marian HAYES 37:16
399 Gabrielle MALLAGHAN 37:23
400 Angela GREENHILL 37:23
401 Mick MURRAY 37:27
420 Rosy RYAN 45:07
424 Thomas MCKINSTRY 49:28

 

Greencastle 5 Mile

This race in the Sperrins always attracts a quality field of runners on the 26th December. This year it was North Belfast Harriers’s Mark McKinstry who wouldn’t be beaten over the fast finishing straight of the undulating road race. Mark broke the tape in 24:40.

Ray Cameron 34:22

Chris Fox 39:47

 

Larne AC Boxing Day 5 Mile

Also on the 26th, another 5 mile road race was put back on the calendar for 2018. North Belfast had podium success here with John Black finishing 1st and Kent Swann placing 3rd. April Clarke took 3rd place and her first ever podium place.

John Black 25:57

Kent Swann 27:29

Nat Glenn 29:07

Paul Hutchinson 30:37

April Clarke 34:13

Carol Clarke 36:58

Brian Stewart 40:10

 

BARF Turkey Trot

The Turkey Trot in the Mourne Mountains always attracts a hardy bunch and the 13km race with 450m of elevation as well as technical rocky descents was hosted as always by the Belfast Association of Rock Climbers and Fell Runners.

Paul Manton 1:17:20

Gordon Glenn 1:37:28

 

Castlewellan Christmas Cracker

The annual betwixmas event changes route each year but always sells out its places to eager pairs of runners keen to encourage each other around the multi terrain course. Martsje Hell of NBH paired up with Sarah Graham of Mourne Runners to be first female team home.

16 Martin Rea Ciaran Rea Unattached 01:02:11
33 Conal McCambridge Lucie Noall Queens University of Charlotte 01:05:06
67 Martsje Hell Sarah Graham Mourne Runners* 01:08:13
112 Paul Butcher Ray Cameron North Belfast Harriers* 01:12:57
145 Eamon McCambridge Frankie Smyth North Belfast Harriers* 01:15:21
179 Paul Williams Stephen Walker North Belfast Harriers* 01:17:58
193 Michael Welsh John Murphy 01:19:14
211 Gerard Mcnamara Michael McKeown 01:20:21
218 Ita McCambridge Patrick McCambridge North Belfast Harriers* 01:21:03
224 Michael O’Donoghue Colin Simpson North Belfast Harriers* 01:21:34
237 Sandy Mc Laughlin Matt Shields North Belfast Harriers* 01:22:52
288 Diane Taylor Andrew Taylor North Belfast Harriers* 01:26:30
349 Catriona McCambridge Brendan McCambridge North Belfast Harriers* 01:30:22
358 Emma Taylor Thomas Taylor North Belfast Harriers* 01:30:57
412 James Trainor Ronan OFlaherty 01:34:13
579 Catherine Seawright Lorrianne Hibbert North Belfast Harriers* 01:50:18
581 Philomena Donaldson Chris Tingay 01:50:22
594 Karen McClean Clare Boyle North Belfast Harriers* 01:51:31
604 Jennifer Butcher Sinead Russell North Belfast Harriers* 01:54:36
635 Gabrielle mallaghan Lynn McCullough North Belfast Harriers* 02:02:31

 

EAMS NYE B2B

Another annual fixture is the end of the year back to back marathon events organised by East Antrim Marathon Series. Marathon finishers on the 30th included:

Gordon Glenn 4:51:57

Thomas McKinstry 5:01:39

…and Thomas McKinstry completed the double by running 5:22:16 on the 31st. Greg McClure also ran 3:52:37 on New Year’s Eve after marshalling out on the course the day before.

 

Saturday 29th December parkrun results

Waterworks parkrun, Belfast

Simon REEVE 00:18:46

John MCGUIGAN 00:18:54

Niall ARMSTRONG 00:21:23

Eoin MCCONNELL 00:22:47

Greg MCCLURE 00:23:11

Sam CARR 00:23:44

Kevin MCCANN 00:24:45

Lyle CARLETON00:25:33

Matt SHIELDS 00:25:34

Jack CARBERRY 00:25:38

John Gerard MURPHY 00:25:39

Joe WILSON 00:26:06

Gerry ANDERSON 00:26:15

Max REID 00:26:17

Alex REID 00:26:47

Gary BLYTHE 00:27:03

Eimear NUGENT 00:27:06

Tony REID 00:27:44

Jennifer CLEMENTS 00:27:44

Stella HARRISON 00:27:58

Niamh MCAULEY 00:28:03

Marian HAYES 00:28:46

Una MCCONNELL 00:29:00

Katrina MCAULEY 00:29:00

Fergus JAMISON 00:29:05

Padraigin BINGHAM 00:29:31

Heather WILSON 00:30:32

Claire BROWNING 00:30:40

Trisha MURRAY 00:31:18

Joan GRIEVE 00:32:00

Margaret STEPHENS 00:32:20

Bernadette DUFFY 00:32:21

Sandy CARR 00:32:25

Monica O’KANE 00:33:33

Jim CLINTON 00:34:41

Mick MURRAY 00:35:14

Sile HANNON 00:35:21

Maire JAMISON 00:35:23

Elisabeth FRENCH 00:43:11

 

Belfast Victoria parkrun

Thomas MCKINSTRY 00:26:13

 

Queen’s parkrun, Belfast

Damien GILL 00:25:20

Vincent BRADLEY 00:37:30

 

Citypark parkrun, Craigavon

John MCCONNELL 00:21:47

 

Ormeau parkrun

Orlagh MCCOMB 00:24:10

 

Antrim parkrun

Luke KELLY 00:18:29

 

Castlewellan parkrun

Ciaran HUNTER 00:23:05

 

Carrickfergus parkrun

Andrew MILLIGAN 00:16:47

Odhran MOAN 00:23:42

 

Colin Glen parkrun

Elaine HOLMES 00:28:21

 

Falcarragh parkrun

Mark DIAMOND 00:18:40

John LAVERY 00:34:01

 

Bushy parkrun, Dublin

Philip MCILWRATH 00:26:42

Rosy RYAN 00:57:50

 

Orangefield parkrun

Colin SIMPSON 00:25:53