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NBH Weekly Race Report 9th-15th September

Run’N The Bann 5k (Thu 12th)

On Thursday evening 250 competitors took on this 5k race, part of the popular Gig’n the Bann festival. The race started and finished in Portglenone with all proceeds going to support the work of the local branch of the NI Hospice. After a wet day, runners enjoyed dry conditions for the race over a circular route with the finish near the marina.

The club was represented by 2 athletes, Mark McKinstry and Gillian Roden, with Mark leading from the gun to win the race by over a minute. The results were:

Pos Athlete Cat Time
1 Mark McKinstry MO 15:28
200 Gillian Roden FO 32:10

 

Run N The Bann Gillian Roden and friends
Run’n the Bann: Gillian Roden and friends ready for the start
Run N The Bann Mark McKinstry in Action
Run’n the Bann: Mark McKinstry in action

Photos courtesy of Kevjosant Photography

GRC Coastal 5k (Fri 13th)

The scenic route for the inaugural Glenlough Runners Coastal 5k took runners along the spectacular Antrim Coast Road from Carnlough to Glenarm. Held as part of the Dalriada Festival, the event proved an opportunity for some fast running in beautiful running conditions. 10 NBH athletes took part, with 5 finishers in the top 10! John Black showed he is in fine form with a 15:21 clocking in first place, followed by Joe Malone in 2nd place (16:00) and Kent Swann setting a new PB in 4th place (16:11). April Clarke comfortably broke the 20-minute barrier to take the 3rd lady prize (19:48). Full results:

Pos Athlete Cat Time
1 John Black M 15:21
2 Joe Malone M 16:00
4 Kent Swann M 16:11
6 David Clarke M 16:43
8 Nat Glenn M 17:01
24 Jack Wasson M 18:59
33 April Rose Clarke F 19:48
52 Caroline Wasson F 21:10
54 Fionnuala O’Hare F 21:12
58 Carol Clarke F 21:45

 

GRC Coastal Prize Winners
GRC Coastal 5k Prize Winners April Clarke, John Black and Joe Malone
GRC Coastal 5k Winner John Black
GRC Coastal 5k Winner John Black

Photos courtesy of Margaret Quinn

Tannaghmore Run 2019 (Sat 14th)

The annual Tannaghmore PS 10k and 5K races took place on Saturday outside Randalstown. Brian Stewart made the trip to take on the challenging course, finishing just outside the top 10 in 46:40.

Pos Athlete Cat Time
11 Brian Stewart MO 46:40

 

parkrun

A fine Saturday morning for running saw 12 new PBs among the 75 club members who participated in 12 different parkruns. The results were:

Waterworks parkrun, Belfast # 466 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
2 Matthew LAVERY 16:07 New PB! 71
3 Andrew MILLIGAN 16:16 PB stays at 00:15:46 136
5 Gavin MCCAFFREY 16:27 New PB! 145
6 Conor CURRAN 16:31 PB stays at 00:16:09 41
15 Simon REEVE 19:43 PB stays at 00:17:48 235
30 Greg MCCLURE 21:13 PB stays at 00:18:41 384
33 Drew KNOX 21:25 PB stays at 00:18:42 281
34 Laurence ROGERS 21:26 PB stays at 00:21:23 32
43 John WOODLOCK 22:04 New PB! 12
55 Diane TAYLOR 22:38 New PB! 20
62 Lyle CARLETON 23:08 PB stays at 00:21:22 144
75 Matthew CARLETON 24:09 PB stays at 00:23:38 41
76 Leah MC AVOY 24:10 New PB! 8
85 Mia MCDOWELL 24:32 PB stays at 00:23:50 20
90 Michelle MCLOUGHLIN 24:43 PB stays at 00:24:00 113
96 Tony REID 25:00 PB stays at 00:21:50 434
108 Jack MCCREADY 25:32 PB stays at 00:18:39 86
127 Gordon GLENN 26:12 PB stays at 00:21:04 83
128 Philip MCILWRATH 26:14 PB stays at 00:24:47 205
129 Gerry ANDERSON 26:15 PB stays at 00:22:13 143
131 Gary BLYTHE 26:17 PB stays at 00:21:14 146
133 Chris O’DONOGHUE 26:19 PB stays at 00:24:31 55
139 Jack CARBERRY 26:26 PB stays at 00:21:14 255
149 Eimear CASH 26:40 New PB! 22
161 Heather WILSON 27:43 PB stays at 00:26:53 42
169 Stella HARRISON 28:00 PB stays at 00:26:15 304
171 Treasa MCCONNELL 28:02 PB stays at 00:27:21 11
174 Senan MCCONNELL 28:13 PB stays at 00:25:47 6
175 Una MCCONNELL 28:14 PB stays at 00:21:07 28
177 Jane O’HARA 28:17 New PB! 38
183 John BEGGS 28:38 PB stays at 00:23:40 39
184 Thomas MCKINSTRY 28:38 PB stays at 00:23:09 221
192 Nuala MAHON 28:50 PB stays at 00:27:02 169
195 Fergus JAMISON 28:59 PB stays at 00:28:03 38
217 Leanne O’HARA 30:25 PB stays at 00:29:12 19
223 John BURNS 30:57 PB stays at 00:21:37 138
228 Lynn MURRAY 31:27 PB stays at 00:23:37 153
229 Sandy CARR 31:28 PB stays at 00:22:55 251
231 Lorna MCGRATH 31:30 PB stays at 00:30:16 53
246 Margaret STEPHENS 32:36 PB stays at 00:28:23 257
250 Grainne STEPHENS 32:50 PB stays at 00:30:59 54
258 Sinéad RUSSELL 33:43 PB stays at 00:29:51 9
259 Gillian RODEN 34:11 PB stays at 00:30:07 73
260 Sile HANNON 34:11 PB stays at 00:32:00 33
282 Rachel BLYTHE-STONE 40:55 PB stays at 00:34:20 13
283 Sinead TOAL 41:01 PB stays at 00:34:27 20
296 Ivan MCALLISTER 47:12 PB stays at 00:21:38 65
305 Norman John PATTERSON 55:24 PB stays at 00:23:33 34
306 Elisabeth FRENCH 58:15 PB stays at 00:41:10 60
307 Rosy RYAN 58:57 PB stays at 00:36:00 205
Queen’s parkrun, Belfast # 385 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
31 Ciaran HUNTER 22:38 PB stays at 00:20:24 299
98 Philomena DONALDSON 29:50 PB stays at 00:27:55 214
Falls parkrun, Belfast # 359 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
39 Jim CLINTON 29:17 PB stays at 00:22:16 442
Wallace parkrun, Lisburn # 313 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
78 John MCCONNELL 24:34 PB stays at 00:18:24 297
Gladstone parkrun # 382 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
1 Mark MCAVOY 17:21 New PB! 12
12 Gabriel MCAVOY 20:11 First Timer! 11
Ormeau parkrun # 318 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
4 Paul HORAN 17:00 New PB! 33
180 Thomas Peter NORTON 26:15 PB stays at 00:26:07 51
398 Gemma LOWE 35:36 First Timer! 73
429 Ruth MURPHY 38:05 First Timer! 10
Castlewellan parkrun # 101 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
42 Colin SIMPSON 23:29 New PB! 254
Larne parkrun # 293 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
1 David CLARKE 18:14 PB stays at 00:18:08 42
14 April CLARKE 23:19 PB stays at 00:21:12 27
15 Nat GLENN 23:23 PB stays at 00:17:48 113
16 Carol CLARKE 23:24 PB stays at 00:21:54 60
17 Fionnuala O’HARE 23:38 First Timer! 161
Valley parkrun, Newtownabbey # 263 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
18 Paul WILLIAMS 22:58 PB stays at 00:21:53 314
34 Paul MURPHY 26:04 PB stays at 00:24:20 12
Stormont parkrun # 212 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
11 Helen F WEIR 21:40 PB stays at 00:20:39 136
Falcarragh parkrun # 191 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
1 Brendan MCCAMBRIDGE 19:10 New PB! 63
6 John Gerard MURPHY 22:12 PB stays at 00:19:08 428
16 Ita MCCAMBRIDGE 23:56 New PB! 147
23 Catriona MCCAMBRIDGE 25:03 First Timer! 53
27 Orla MCCAMBRIDGE 25:26 First Timer! 61
Narin Beach parkrun # 13 – 14/09/2019
Pos parkrunner Time Note Total runs
7 Martsje HELL 27:42 First Timer! 24