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North Belfast Harriers Junior Report 12th – 19th September 2021

News in brief…

It was a relatively quiet week for the junior harriers with all of the action at the parkruns. The juniors are targetting 2 races in the cross country calendar and the club is paying the entry fees.  Congratulations to coach Matty on his recent qualification.

Upcoming Races

For anyone new to cross country, they’re short, sharp and a lot of fun. The club is paying all entry fees for the juniors interested in competing in the following 2 races. Please complete the google form on the NBHJ WhatsApp group to register intention to compete:

1. October 24th – NI & Ulster Even Age Group Championships in the Billy Neil playing fields Comber

https://athleticsni.org/Fixtures/Cross-Country/NI-and-Ulster-Bobby-Rea-and-Even-Age-Group-Cross-Country-Championships

2. November 6th – NI & Ulster Uneven Age Group Championships in Stranorlar, Co. Donegal

https://athleticsni.org/Fixtures/Cross-Country/NI-And-Ulster-Uneven-Age-Group-and-Novice-Championships-2021

For anyone interested in a primer for these races, there is a cross country meet in Palace Demesne, Armagh on September 26th. Note, entry to this race is online only and £3 per athlete. Further details available in the following link:

https://athleticsni.org/Fixtures/Cross-Country/TJ-McElmeel-Cup

5km Waterworks Parkrun – 18th September 2021

Congratulations to Thomas Coy on his PB at the 5km parkrun this weekend, comfortably smashing the 22 minute barrier. Also participating were Max and Orán, well done to both.

Place

Athlete

Time

6

Max Reid

19:18

23

Thomas Coy

21:54 NEW PB

63

Orán Steele

24:59

2km Junior Parkrun – 19th September 2021

Congratulations to Ciaran Day on his new PB at today’s junior parkrun. Super effort Ciaran! Well done to all of the juniors who completed the run, excellent work everyone!

Place

Athlete

Time

2

Alex Reid

8:16

5

Niall McAuley

8:47

9

Niamh McAuley

8:55

12

Erin McAuley

9:34

14

Ciaran Day

9:48 NEW PB!

22

Eimear O’Regan

10:40

23

Orlaith Fahy Duckett

10:46

44

Eva McLoughlin

12:18


And Finally

Congratulations to coach Matthew Carelton for recently passing the Coaching Assistant Course. Great job Matty, very well deserved.