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North Belfast Harriers Junior Report 16th – 22nd August 2021

U11 Girls 600m

News In brief…

It was a successful week for the Junior North Belfast Harriers competing at the Lagan Valley Young Athlete Meet and participating in the parkrun.  Looking ahead to next week (23rd – 29th  August), there will be guest coaches from Athletics NI putting the 9, 10 and 11 year old juniors through their paces.  Parents are being asked to register via the Athletics NI website for these sessions.

 

Lagan Valley Young Athlete Meet – 19th August 2021

On Thursday evening, a number of our junior athletes made the trip to Mary Peter’s Track, widely regarded as the best athletics amphitheatre on the island, to compete in the latest in a series of summer track meetings.

These well organised events are open to everyone and provide our young athletes the opportunity to try various track and field events whilst mixing with their peers from other clubs in a friendly atmosphere.  Congratulations to all who took part, excellent performances all round.  Results as follows:

 

Race

Athlete

Place

Time

U11 Girls  600m

Cassie Curran

2

01:55.68

U13 Girls 100m

Treasa McConnell

5

00:15.75

U15 Girls 1 Mile

Caoilainn Curran

11

05:51.45

U11 Boys 600m

Thomas Coy

3

02:09.10

U11 Boys 600m

Alex Reid

4

02:12.34

U15 Boys 1 Mile

Max Reid

4

05:11.09

U15 Boys 1 Mile

Eoin McConnell

7

05:31.64

U15 Boys 100m

Eoin McConnell

6

00:15.46

U17 & Snr Men 1 Mile

Hugo Reilly-Stewart

5

04:48.43

 
LV Young Athletes Meet – credit Conor Curran

5km parkrun – 21st August 2021

Congratulations to Max Reid with a new PB at the Waterworks 5km parkrun.

parkrun

Athlete

Time

Waterworks

Max Reid

00:19.04 New PB

Waterworks

Alex Reid

00:24.07

Waterworks

Dara Cassidy

00:24.32

 

2km parkrun – 22nd August 2021

Congratulations to Thomas Coy with a new PB at the Waterworks 2km parkrun.

parkrun

Athlete

Time

Waterworks

Thomas Coy

00:07.56 New PB

Waterworks

Alex Reid

00:08.23

Waterworks

Sé Steele

00:08.28

Waterworks

Eimear Coy

00:10.09

Waterworks

Phoebe Reid

00:12.27

 

Looking ahead to next week 23rd – 29th August 2021

Parents of all 9, 10 and 11 year old athletes are being asked to register for the Athletics NI led coaching sessions that will take place over the next few weeks.  Link as follows:

Athletics NI Childrens Summer Scheme | Athletics Fixtures in Northern Ireland | Athletics Northern Ireland

The athletes will be given expert coaching in a variety of track and field events.  The top performers may be invited to compete at the International Meet at Mary Peter’s Track on 11th September 2021.

 

Credits

Thanks to Conor Curran for the photo from the Young Athletes Meet.  If anyone would like to contribute any photos in future weeks please get in touch with the report author.  Also, apologies if there have been any accidental omissions from this weeks report.   The results have been sourced online so it’s possible that there may have been an oversight in the compilation.  If so, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the report author who can update the report accordingly.