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NBH Race Report, 14th Dec – 20th Dec 2020

 

 

Despite the pandemic, three race meetings took place in the past week, testing the mettle of the North Belfast Harriers.

Athletics NI two day Winter Track series, Mary Peters Track

 

Wed 16th Dec     Day 1:   Athletics NI Winter Middle Distance Track Meet

Eight Harriers took part in the 3000m event which was split into 5 races due to social distancing protocols. Our own John Black won race 4 with a time of 08:43.8, making him the overall winner. Well done John

Day 1: Athletics NI Winter Middle Distance Meet  
           
Place Bib No First Name Last Name Age Cat Results
           
  3000m Race 1: 7:10pm  
4 43 Róise  Roberts  FJ 10:39.67
           
  3000m Race 3: 8:00pm  
3 79 Jack Steenson MO 9:51.72
           
  3000m Race 4: 8:25pm  
1 66 John Black MO 8:43.03
6 63 Matthew  Lavery MJ 9:01.88
7 48 Cathaoir Purvis MO 9:02.13
           
  3000m Race 5: 8:50pm  
2 76 Gerard Heaney MO 8:57.16
7 78 Mark Cornett MO 9:23.61
8 52 Isaac McCollum MO 9:25.76
           

 

 

     
     

 

Sat 19th Dec        Day 2:   Athletics NI Winter Sprints and 10,000m Track Meet

Two Harriers competed today, including Mark McKinstry who set a NI M35 record! Well done Mark!

Day 2: Athletics NI Winter Sprints and 10,000m Track Meet
           
Place Bib No First Name Last Name Age Cat Results
 
  10,000m Race 1: 11am  
11 51 Mark McKinstry M35 31:31.51
           
60m Race 3 Wind Speed (-0.2)
6 100 Darragh Andrews FO 10.35

 

 

 

Sun 20th Dec       Bobby Rea Memorial Cross Country 2020

The Bobby Rea Memorial Cross Country marked the first race of the season at the Billy Neill MBE Country Park, hosted by Athletics NI.

Due to the pandemic, races were split into three, with runners started in waves of 15 to allow for social distancing. The course was 4k for all, taking in two laps of the scenic Billy Neill MBE Country Park.

North Belfast Harriers’ Mark McKinstry broke the tape with a time of 12:04

The complete results were:

Race 1              
  Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Event Cat Finish Note
  1 87 Mark McKinstry Senior Men M35 00:12:04 Winner
  12 141 Cathaoir Purvis Senior Men MJ 00:13:14  
  22 140 Brendan McCambridge U20 Men MJ 00:14:16  
                 
                 
Race 2              
  Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Event Cat Finish  
  8 361 Laurence Johnston Masters Men 60+ M60 00:14:47 First in age group
  29 320 Ray Cameron Masters Men M45 00:16:59  
  34 360 Joseph Gallagher Masters Men 60+ M60 00:17:35  
                 

 

 

All photos from Athletics NI website

 

Sun 20th Dec       (Not) PARKRUNS

The good folk at Parkrun have introduced the (not) Parkrun.

North Belfast Harriers would encourage all of it’s members to take part in the (not) Parkrun. Remember, there’s no need to re-register to take part in (not) Parkrun, your existing parkrun profile will allow you to log and view your (not) Parkruns.

Fourteen Harriers took part in the (Not) Parkrun this week.

 

Day Parkrunner Gender Age Group TIME
Mon

Karen McCLEAN

Female

VW50-54

27:01

Mon

Tony REID

Male

VM55-59

24:30

Mon

Philomena DONALDSON

Female

VW60-64

31:12

Tue

Joseph GALLAGHER

Male

VM60-64

22:37

Tue

Maurice PALMER

Male

VM60-64

25:08

Wed

Rosy RYAN

Female

VW45-49

01:05:45

Wed

Philip McILWRATH

Male

VM45-49

01:05:45

Sat

Gillian RODEN

Female

VW40-44

31:41

Sat

Ruth MURPHY

Female

VW50-54

29:30

Sat

Lyle CARLETON

Male

VM55-59

24:52

Sat

Bernadette DUFFY

Female

VW60-64

33:45

Sat

John Gerard MURPHY

Male

VM50-54

23:55

Sun

Michelle McLOUGHLIN

Female

VW35-39

26:13

Sun

Matt SHIELDS

Male

VM65-69

22:36