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Quiet week on the running front

NBH RACE REPORT w/e Sunday 21st APRIL 2019

It was a very quiet week in the running calendar but that did not stop North Belfast Harriers continuing to perform at the very highest level.

Bay Road 5km (Wednesday 17th April 2019)
Mark McKinstry gave another display of his enormous talent leading the 148 athletes to the finish line. He was first man home in 14:05:03. Three other North men competed in the race. In 12th position was Gareth Lyons who finished in 15:52.5. Vernon Shiels achieved a PB when he completed the distance in 17:12:05 and Laurence Johnston finished in 42nd place in 18:13.0.

Ballyliffin 10th Anniversary International Coastal Challenge
(Saturday 20th April 2019)
Among the  1500+ runners who took part in 7 and 10 miles runs were 2 of our own North Belfast Harriers. The course was relatively flat except for two steep hills along the way and a beautiful finish at the end of 2 mile wet sandy run along the beach.
7 Mile Challenge Rosy Ryan   2:00:25
10 Mile Challenge Philip McIlwrath   1:37:10

parkrun (Saturday 20th April 2019)
Many congratulations to Luke Kelly. Jack McCready, Eoin McConnell, Daniel Johnston and to Naimh McAuley who achieved PBs in the Waterworks and to John McConnell who had a PB in Portush parkrun. Special mention to Laurence Johnston who took part in Belfast Victoria parkrun who completed the 5km in 13th place in 18:02. This was 88.91% in his age category. Paul Horan finished 2nd in Westport in 17:15 with an age category performance of 81.55%. Well done Laurence and Paul.

Waterworks
2 Luke KELLY 18.05 New PB!
6 Idiris WABBE 18.42
10 Roisin HUGHES 19.50
11 Jack MCCREADY 19.53 New PB!
20 David CURRAN 20.45
23 Colin SIMPSON 21.12
29 Eoin MCCONNELL 21.39 New PB!
31 Sean MCSHANE 21.46
36 Greg MCCLURE 22.06
37 Laurence ROGERS 22.11
41 Sean MCSHANE JR 22.21
42 Ivan MCALLISTER 22.21
45 Fionnuala O’HARE 22.36
58 Gerard SOWNEY 23.48
63 Tony REID 24.02
67 Sarah Jane STEWART 24.13
76 Dara CASSIDY 24.55
79 Daniel JOHNSTON 25.11 New PB!
83 Niamh MCAULEY 25.36 New PB!
84 Patrick MCAULEY 25.38
85 Gary BLYTHE 25.39
89 Donna MCLAUGHLIN 25.50
91 Chris O’DONOGHUE 25.51
92 Lyle CARLETON 25.53
93 Matt SHIELDS 25.54
128 Gerry ANDERSON 27.50
135 Catherine SEAWRIGHT 28.02
137 Jay CRAWFORD 28.05
140 Paul ARMSTRONG 28.15
144 Nuala MAHON 28.27
152 Michelle MCLOUGHLIN 28.40
157 Una MCCONNELL 28.51
166 Treasa MCCONNELL 29.17
189 Gillian RODEN 30.56
191 Joan GRIEVE 31.02
193 Lynn MURRAY 31.05
194 Monica O’KANE 31.07
196 Bernadette DUFFY 31.08
197 Philomena DONALDSON 31.09
203 Jim CLINTON 31.23
211 Bronagh CONLON 31.58
215 Maeve CUSHNAHAN 32.24
216 Grainne STEPHENS 32.33
220 Michael LAWLOR 32.47
221 Margaret STEPHENS 32.48
223 Sandy CARR 32.51
225 Marian HAYES 32.52
226 Jacqueline LAWLOR 33.03
227 Gabrielle MALLAGHAN 33.04
233 Lorna MCGRATH 34.04
234 Paula O’REILLY 34.19
256 Angela ROGAN 40.08
259 Gemma LOWE 40.45
270 Catherine CARLETON 59.43

Belfast Victoria
13 Laurence JOHNSTON 18.02
58 Kevin MCCANN 21.42
281 Gordon GLENN 38.55

Ecos
79 David CLARKE 25.54

Queen’s
12 Ciaran HUNTER 21.37
84 Kevin LAVERY 27.10
109 Vincent BRADLEY 29.19

Portrush
52 John MCCONNELL 22.39 New PB!

Ormeau
55 Ray CAMERON 21.56

Westport
2 Paul HORAN 17.15

Castlewellan
9 Philip Patrick DONNELLY 19.11

Larne
7 Nat GLENN 21.28
24 April CLARKE 24.03
34 Carol CLARKE 24.40

Valley, Newtownabbey
25 Joe WILSON 25.47
101 Paul WILLIAMS 36.53

Falcarragh
132 John LAVERY 35.07

Dungloe
5 John Gerard MURPHY 20.08

Buncrana
34 Philip MCILWRATH 31.21
54 Rosy RYAN 47.02