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Running off the Christmas Turkey 2019

Christmas morning saw a record number of runners heading to the Waterworks on Christmas morning. Andrew Milligan was first man home in a Personal Best of 15:24. Congratulations to him, Paul Carlin, Eileen Keenan, Aodhan Conway, Orlaith Duckett, Sinead Toal, Hugo Reilly and Maya Reilly, all of whom started the day with a PB.

Bushy parkrun, London
336 Matt SHIELDS 22:27
Waterworks parkrun
1 Andrew MILLIGAN 15:24 PB!
4 Mark MCAVOY 17:11
12 Gavin MCCAFFREY 18:58
20 Stephen WALKER 19:41
24 Nat GLENN 20:07
25 Sean MCSHANE 20:08
28 Piaras MCSHANE 20:15
31 Gabriel MCAVOY 20:22
44 John Gerard MURPHY 21:04
50 Luke KELLY 21:19
56 Greg MCCLURE 21:31
61 Brendan MCCAMBRIDGE 21:45
62 Niall ARMSTRONG 21:45
63 Paul WILLIAMS 21:46
66 Jack MCCREADY 21:49
73 Anne FITZPATRICK 22:05
81 Sam CARR 22:39
85 Paul CARLIN 22:51 PB!
103 Ivan MCALLISTER 23:41
105 Ita MCCAMBRIDGE 23:48
112 Orla MCCAMBRIDGE 23:55
113 Paddy MCCAMBRIDGE 23:56
127 Tony REID 24:21:00
128 Fionnuala O’HARE 24:22:00
129 Laurence ROGERS 24:23:00
173 Ray CAMERON 25:21:00
179 Orlagh MCCOMB 25:26:00
191 Leah MC AVOY 25:40:00
195 Michelle MCLOUGHLIN 25:45:00
200 Ciaran HUNTER 25:59:00
224 Stella HARRISON 26:37:00
241 Gerry ANDERSON 26:52:00
244 Thomas Peter NORTON 27:01:00
246 Matthew CARLETON 27:04:00
287 Eileen KEENAN 28:03:00 PB!
294 David HURST 28:12:00
296 James TOAL 28:14:00
297 Aodhan CONWAY 28:15:00 PB!
301 Catherine SEAWRIGHT 28:19:00
320 Maurice PALMER 28:45:00
325 Catriona MCCAMBRIDGE 28:50:00
331 Jim CLINTON 28:59:00
349 Fergus JAMISON 29:30:00
364 Karen MCCLEAN 29:54:00
365 Karen DUNLOP-WAINWRIGHT 29:54:00
369 Gordon GLENN 30:03:00
373 Vincent BRADLEY 30:09:00
382 Lucinda MCAVOY 30:22:00
383 Evelyn PALMER 30:23:00
386 Lyle CARLETON 30:26:00
387 Heather WILSON 30:28:00
398 Lynn MURRAY 30:53:00
399 John BEGGS 31:02:00
414 Jacqueline LAWLOR 32:10:00
415 Michael LAWLOR 32:13:00
418 Mannix MCALISTER 32:21:00
419 Sinead TOAL 32:22:00 PB!
420 Sandy CARR 32:22:00
429 Margaret STEPHENS 33:04:00
430 Grainne STEPHENS 33:07:00
440 Clare BOYLE 33:15:00
444 Éabha CONWAY 33:20:00
445 Orlaith FAHY DUCKETT 33:25:00 PB!
446 Róisín FAHY 33:26:00
450 Bernadette DUFFY 33:31:00
451 Philomena DONALDSON 33:31:00
464 Gemma LOWE 34:21:00
482 Paul LAVERY 36:11:00
484 Martin MCLARNON 36:15:00
510 Eadaoin DONALDSON 51:04:00
Pomphrey Hill, Bristol
401 Philip MCILWRATH 37:40:00
453 Rosy RYAN 55:15:00
Valley parkrun
8 Hugo REILLY 21:08 PB!
32 Maya REILLY 24:55:00 PB!
80 Liam SMYTH 30:53:00
101 Anna DOUGLAS 34:50:00

 

Greencastle 5 Mile (Thursday 26th December 2019)

Mark McKinstry had no problem running off his Christmas Turkey as he was 4th runner home in a field of 764 finishers who participated in the Greencastle 5 mile race. Followed closely behind in 8th place was Gavin McCaffrey. Also racing were Ray Cameron and mother and daughter, Carol and April Clarke. This race is the longest running road race in Co. Tyrone having taken place on the same course every Boxing Day for 34 years.

Greencastle 5 Mile
3 Mark McKinstry MO 25:33:00
8 Gavin McCaffrey MJ 27:17:00
65 April Clarke FO 32:32:00
114 Ray Cameron M40 24:35:00
184 Carol Clarke F50 36:38:00

 

Brocagh Bay 10km (Thursday 26th December 2019)

Eimear Nugent was the only North Belfast Harrier who took part in this race. Brocagh Bay is close to Dungannon, close to Lough Neagh.

Brocagh Bay 10km
Pos Name Category Time
152 Eimear Nugent FO 00:58:28

 

Castlewellan Christmas Cracker 2019 (Saturday 28th December 2019)

This is a unique race where a team of two is required where both runners must cross the finish line together. Teams can be male, female and mixed and must be aged 16+ years. The race is 8.5 miles approximately over roads and forest tracks around Castlewellan and is suitable for all hill, cross country and road runners. Whilst it is a challenging race partly due to the 1,472 foot altitude covered it is a fun event with many runners embracing the Christmas spirit by dressing in fancy and seasonal attire. This year 680 teams completed. Mark McKinstry was a member of the team which was 4th home. What an achievement after his running success earlier in the week.

Pos Names Combined Age Time
4 Stephen Wylie and Mark McKinstry Under 80 57:08:00
16 James Trainor and Richard Conn Under 80 01:02:52
38 Paul Butcher and Brendan McCambridge Under 80 01:08:11
74 Paul Hutchinson and Andrew Falconer Under 80 01:12:25
117 Ray Cameron and Ryan Armstrong Under 80 01:15:59
298 Eamon McCambridge and Frankie Smyth Male under 80 01:28:28
303 Orla McCambridge and Catriona McCambridge Female Under 80 01:28:52
331 Emma Taylor and Thomas Taylor Mixed under 80 01:30:51
344 Lorraine Hibburt and Gerry Anderson Mixed 80-90 01:31:47
429 Ita McCambridge and Paddy McCambridge Mixed 100-119 01:38:39
621 Ian Brennan and Gillian Roden Mixed under 80 02:03:56

 

(Photos taken by Greg McClure and posted on HBH Facebook)

parkrun result (Saturday 28th December 2019)

Aodhan Conway and Orlaith Fahy Duckeett followed up their Christmas Day PBs with another one a few days later. They were joined by Eabha Conway, Isaac McCollum and Thomas McKinstry here in Ireland, and by husband and wife duo, Diane and Andrew Taylor, who achieved PBs whilst on holiday in Florid

Guilford parkrun, Surrey
13 Matt SHIELDS 21:02
Sheffield Hallam parkrun
10 Paul HORAN 18:12
Waterworks parkrun
1 David CURRAN 18:52
4 Gabriel MCAVOY 19:46
8 John Gerard MURPHY 20:40
14 Greg MCCLURE 21:34
25 Sam CARR 22:20
28 Ivan MCALLISTER 22:30
35 Lyle CARLETON 22:44
40 Fionnuala O’HARE 23:27
42 Leah MC AVOY 23:34
44 Kevin MCCANN 23:36
46 Terence MCATAMNEY 23:43
49 Gerard SOWNEY 23:52
55 Laurence ROGERS 24:08:00
56 Gary BLYTHE 24:17:00
57 Tony REID 24:21:00
71 Jack CARBERRY 25:16:00
85 Stella HARRISON 26:23:00
96 Aodhan CONWAY 26:58:00 PB!
99 Chris O’DONOGHUE 27:04:00
108 Thomas Peter NORTON 27:25:00
118 Mannix MCALISTER 28:15:00
126 Lucinda MCAVOY 28:46:00
133 Nuala MAHON 28:55:00
142 Michelle MCLOUGHLIN 29:16:00
144 Fergus JAMISON 29:21:00
145 Eimear CASH 29:24:00
146 Orla CASH 29:26:00
154 David HURST 30:01:00
155 Heather WILSON 30:02:00
156 Sandy CARR 30:04:00
157 Kerry MCSHANE 30:05:00
168 Ita WEIR 31:20:00
179 Philomena DONALDSON 32:30:00
180 Bernadette DUFFY 32:30:00
183 Orlaith FAHY DUCKETT 32:57:00 PB!
185 Éabha CONWAY 32:59:00 PB!
187 Róisín FAHY 33:02:00
194 Sinead TOAL 34:28:00
197 Margaret STEPHENS 34:34:00
221 Elisabeth FRENCH 48:01:00
222 Eadaoin DONALDSON 48:32:00
Belfast Victoria
3 Isaac MCCOLLUM 16:32 PB!
19 Rory KANE 19:09
119 Thomas MCKINSTRY 26:04:00 PB!
227 Ruth MURPHY 34:22:00
Wallace parkrun
85 John MCCONNELL 24:48:00
Clermont Waterfront, Florida
5 Patrick MCAULEY 19:54
18 Diane TAYLOR 22:14 PB!
24 Andrew TAYLOR 22:59 PB!
Ennniskillen parkrun
59 Laura CONNOLLY 26:10:00
Ormeau parkrun
173 Jim CLINTON 26:40:00
260 Lynn MURRAY 29:40:00
261 Trisha MURRAY 29:41:00
Castlewellan parkrun
35 Ciaran HUNTER 23:58
91 Vincent BRADLEY 28:18:00
Larne parkrun
3 Nat GLENN 21:38
Valley parkrun
42 Paul MURPHY 28:26:00
Colin Glen parkrun
40 Elaine HOLMES 29:00:00
74 Gemma LOWE 42:59:00
Clevedon Salthouse Fields, Somerset
153 Philip MCILWRATH 27:16:00
382 Rosy RYAN 50:38:00