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North Belfast Harriers Race Report 10th – 16th June 2019

5Ks, 5 Miles, 5+ Hours. Harriers were out running all distances, times and terrains over the last week.

Woodburn Forest Series

photo from Woodburn Forest Series Facebook.

The third and final race of the series took place on Tuesday night. Paul Horan 28:24 placed 2nd on the night but won the series overall by 30 seconds. Colin Simpson also ran on Tuesday finishing in 36:30 over the 5 Mile Trail Race.

Irish Runner 5 Mile (Irish National Champs)

North Belfast Harriers were well represented at the Irish National 5 Mile Championships in Phoenix Park on Saturday and collected National titles. Mark McKinstry placed 4th and 1st M35, Eamon White was 1st M50 and David Clarke was 1st M55. There was also a strong team performance with Philip Goss, Joe Malone and Conal McCambridge all finishing in the top 30. Carol Clarke was 2nd F50.

4th Mark McKinstry                          25:10

13th Eamon White                            26:21

16th Philip Goss                                  26:27

26th Joe Malone                                 27:37

29th Conal McCambridge               27:39

32nd David Clarke                              27:49

291st Carol Clarke                              35:58

EAMS 6-Hour Challenge Part 2

Friday night 6pm Loughshore, Jordanstown was again the setting for part two of the East Antrim Marathon Series 6-hour challenge to run to Gideon’s Green and back as many times in the 6 hours. After heavy rain showers falling in the first two hours of the challenge club members Simon Reeve, Greg McClure and Gordon Glenn kept pace into the fading light. Simon, after 3 hours 30 minutes and 26.2 miles called it a day whilst Greg and Gordon – following on from last Fridays Part 1, continued…

…Gordon also completed the full marathon distance in 5:14:22 whilst Greg covered 7 laps and 30 miles in 5:12:50.

photos by Dermot Boyd (East Antrim Marathon Series Facebook)

parkrun results:

Showers, Scotland and Strabane. North Belfast Harriers ran at numerous events on Saturday morning including Edinburgh and the inaugural Holy Cross College parkrun in Strabane. Most of the local courses had additional water features after the summer showers from Friday evening. Congratulations to any milestones or PBs that were picked up on Saturday.

Waterworks parkrun, Belfast

13                           Joe DRAIN                           00:22:22

14                           Christopher LENNON     00:22:22

15                           Ivan MCALLISTER             00:22:23

16                           Ita MCCAMBRIDGE         00:22:28

17                           Paddy MCCAMBRIDGE  00:22:28

19                           Orla MCCAMBRIDGE      00:22:43

20                           John Gerard MURPHY    00:22:46

30                           Sandy CARR                        00:23:53

48                           Terence MCATAMNEY   00:25:18

49                           Tony REID                            00:25:22

52                           Diane TAYLOR                    00:25:30

53                           Lyle CARLETON                 00:25:30

59                           Laurence ROGERS            00:25:50

70                           Joe WILSON                       00:26:33

71                           Stella HARRISON              00:26:37

88                           Greg MCCLURE                 00:27:39

93                           Padraigin BINGHAM       00:27:43

96                           Jim CLINTON                      00:27:50

98                           Nuala MAHON                  00:28:06

126                         Casey SMITH                      00:32:02

128                         Eimear CASH                      00:32:13

129                         Bernadette DUFFY          00:32:20

130                         Margaret STEPHENS       00:32:22

136                         Grainne STEPHENS          00:32:59

142                         Sile HANNON                     00:35:08

Belfast Victoria parkrun

1                              John BLACK                        00:15:57

3                              Kent SWANN                     00:17:06

32                           Colin SIMPSON                 00:21:57

34                           Claire CONNOR                 00:22:01

Ecos parkrun, Ballymena

15                           Ray CAMERON                  00:21:55

Queen’s parkrun, Belfast

28                           Damien GILL                       00:23:37

123                         Vincent BRADLEY             00:32:15

Falls parkrun, Belfast

7                              Ciaran HUNTER                 00:22:27

27                           John MCCONNELL           00:27:24

Ormeau parkrun

102                         Mick MURRAY                   00:27:30

103                         John BEGGS                       00:27:32

118                         Lynn MURRAY                   00:28:11

127                         Trisha MURRAY                 00:29:02

Antrim parkrun

15           15           Paul WILLIAMS                  00:21:01

29           27           Brian STEWART                 00:22:34

Larne parkrun

1                              Nat GLENN                         00:18:26

Portobello parkrun, Edinburgh

63                           Fionnuala O’HARE            00:22:54

Valley parkrun, Newtownabbey

21                           Gerry GRIBBON                                00:23:51

Orangefield parkrun

18                           Maurice PALMER             00:25:12

Stranmillis College parkrun

1                              Neil CARTY                          00:18:59

Holy Cross College parkrun

40                           Matt SHIELDS                     00:25:05

69                           Philip MCILWRATH          00:26:43

101                         Philomena DONALDSON 00:30:14

180                         Rosy RYAN                          00:47:11

187                         Eadaoin DONALDSON    01:00:52