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North Belfast Harriers Race Report 16th-22nd August 2021

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British Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships 20-22 August 2021 

A Trio of British Masters Champions from North Belfast Harriers! Athletes from North Belfast Harries shone at the weekend, with no less than 5 podium finishes in the British Masters Track and Field Championship. Davey Clarke became a Double British Masters Champion in the M60 category, While Conor Curran and Paul Horan finished first and second, respectively in the M45 category, with Paul Horan then finishing first in the 800m, M45 category.  Davey Clarke, became British Masters Champion over 1500m and 800m, in the M60 category, with an impressive time of 4 min, 37 sec for the 1500 and 2 min, 15 sec for the 800m. Conor Curran became British Masters Champion in the M45 category over 1500m with an impressive time of 4 min, 19 sec, with Paul Horan, close behind, taking second place with a time of 4 min, 20 secs. Not to be outdone, on Sunday, Paul Horan would go on to achieve first place in the 800m, M45 category. Staged at the Moorways Athletic Track in Derby, over the weekend, the meet offered male and female masters athletes the opportunity to test themselves against their peers on a national stage. On this occasion Davey Clarke, Conor Curran and Paul Horan truly excelled, with exceptional performances. Well done everyone! 

British Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships 

Position  Race  ID  Name  Time 
1  1500m (M60)  330  Davey Clarke  4:37.64 
1  800m (M60)  330  Davey Clarke  2:15.45 
1  1500 (M45)  109  Conor Curran  4:19.23 
2  1500 (M45)  133  Paul Horan  4:20.26 
1  800m (M450)  133  Paul Horan  2:09.80 

 

British Festival of Miles 22 August 2021 

At a prestigious meet, at the Lynford Christie Stadium in London, North Belfast Harriers athlete, Andrew Milligan took part in the British Milers Club, 1mile race, coming in 5 with a commendable time of 4 min 7 secs.  

British Milers Club Festival of Miles 

Position  Race  ID  Name  Time 
5  1 mile (Sen)  50  Andrew Milligan  4:07.42 

 

 

The Loup Run, 18 August 2021 

Taking part in the 5k race at The Loup, near Magherafelt, Cathaior Purvis from North Belfast Harriers, put in a great performance to take first place with an impressive time of 16 minutes 57 seconds. Congratulations to Cathaior for a fantastic race. 

The Loup Run, 5k Race 

Position  ID  Name  Time 
1  354  Cathaior Purvis  0:16:57 

 

Scrabo Hill Race 19 August 2021 

Congratulations to Martsje Hell, from North Belfast Harriers for coming first in the women’s race, in the Scrabo Hill Race, on Thursday 19th August. The race, over a 4 mile circuit, consisted of a steep ascent along narrow paths, steps, rocks and tree roots, to test the runners over a figure of eight circuit. Congratulations also to Simon Reeve, who came in sixth. 

Scrabo Hill Race 6.4k (4 miles) 

Position  Position overall  Name  Time 
1 (Female  SEN)  17  Martsje Hell  00:33:45 
6  6  Simon Reeve  00:31:36 

 

The Mourne Way Half Marathon, 21 August 2021 

Congratulations to Martin Muldoon from North Belfast Harriers, on achieving a podium finish in third place on this challenging and interesting course. The course, which started in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor comprised a steady climb from the start, leading to a challenging climb that reached more than 470m at the summit. The undulating terrain with uneven rocks proved an enjoyable, yet challenging test for the field, as did the rain, which never ceased. Well done Martin on your time of 1 hour, 33 minutes, 49 seconds. 

The Mourne Way Half Marathon 

Position  ID  Name  Time 
3  786  Martin Muldoon  01:33:49 

 

Mount Stewart Trail Races 21 August 2021 

Encompassing the rolling hills around the picturesque grounds of Mount Stewart, the trails races offered a choice of three distances: half marathon, 10k and 5k, with members of North Belfast Harriers being represented in all three races. Fionnuala O’Hare deserves a special mention as the second placed female athlete in the 5k race. Well done Fionnuala and all of the athletes on a challenging day. 

Mount Stewart Trail Races 

Position  Race  ID  Name  Time 
9  5k  73  Fionnuala O’Hare  22:45 
81  10k  98  Robbie Speers  1:08:21 
99  10k  113  Ita Weir  1:31:22 
41  Half Marathon  21  Fergus Jamison  2:40:40 

 

ParkRuns 21 August 2021 

On another rain-soaked August morning a total of 62 members of the North Belfast Harriers braved the elements, and considering the conditions, produced some very commendable finishes. Well done to everyone who participated, and shared their love of running. 

Waterworks ParkRun, Belfast 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
1  1  Conor O’Rawe  0:18:07   
3  2  Max Reid  0:19:04  PB 
5  4  David Curran  0:19:19   
16  13  John Gerard Murphy  0:21:24   
18  15  Drew Knox  0:21:23   
26  2  Fionnuala O’Hare  0:22:38   
29  23  Dermot Coy  0:22:45   
32  25  Chris Callaghan  0:22:55   
44  36  Alex Reid  0:22:47   
50  41  Greg McClure  0:24:22   
51  42  Dara Cassidy  0:24:32   
58  46  Sean Feighan  0:25:13   
61  49  Lawerence Rogers  0:25:29   
65  52  Gordon Glenn  0:25:42   
66  53  Jack Carberry  0:25:46   
70  55  Lyle Carlton  0:25:52   
71  56  Matt Shields  0:25:54   
88  69  Tony Reid  0:26:46   
101  14  Stella Harrison  0:27:52   
123  23  Gillian Roden  0:29:22   
149  36  Margaret Stephens  0:31:27   
150  37  Philomena Donaldson  0:31:30   
151  38  Bernadette Duffy  0:31:34   
163  104  Jim Clinton  0:33:22   
172  107  Alun Rolph  0:35:09  PB 
175  109  Martin McLarnon  0:35:31   
176  110  Roy Rainey  0:35:32   
199  117  Denis Loughran  0:44:50   
200  63  Denise Rainey  0:44:50   

 

Hackney Marshes ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
189  113  Kieran Callaghan  0:29:17   

 

Derry City ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
2  2  Stephen Walker  0:19:41   

 

Belfast Victoria ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
106  73  Joe Wilson  0:28:04   
124  33  Heather Wilson  0:29:34   

 

Queen’s ParkRun, Belfast 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
31  23  John Lavery  0:24:43   
80  50  Jason Reid  0:28:53   
111  56  Vincent Bradley  0:34:12   

 

 

Falls ParkRun, Belfast 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
4  4  Kevin McCann  0:24:36   

 

Ormeau ParkRun, Belfast 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
3  3  Neill Carty  0:17:32  PB 

 

Antrim ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
53  40  Brian Stewart  0:24:25   

 

Larne ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
2  2  Paul Hutchinson  0:21:56   
7  1  Carol Clarke   0:24:28  1st Female Finisher 

 

Carrickfergus ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
1  1  Brandon McMinn  0:16:21  1st Finisher 

 

Stormont ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
96  69  Paul Jenkins  0:27:37   

 

Orangefield ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
24  22  Colin Simpson  0:25:43   

 

Sixmilewater ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
5  1  Natasha Henderson  0:19:30  1st Female Finisher 

 

Knockbracken Resevoir ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
34  27  Eamon McCambridge  0:23:23  PB 

 

Garvagh Forest ParkRun 

Position  Gender Position   Name  Time  Remarks 
21  20  Ray Cameron  0:22:48   
51  42  Philip McIlwrath  0:28:04   
103  40  Rosy Ryan  0:59:02