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NBH Race Report 20th – 26th September 2021

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As the darker nights creep in the harriers turned out in force for both park runs and races.

NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships – Saturday 25th September

Consisting of two laps of Victoria Park, this flat and fast race requires runners to run in relay teams of 4.  Ten teams of Harriers entered and it was a hat trick of awards  as the men took both 1st and 3rd place in the Male Masters race and 2nd in the Male Open.  The ladies put in strong performances too and took 5th place in the Female Masters.  Well done all!

Male Open
Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Overall Place
A Team Matthew Lavery 9.44 Conan McCaughey 9.33 Gavin McCaffrey 10.24 Andrew Milligan 9.28 2nd
B Team Cathoir Purvis 10.08 Luke Kelly 10.15 Brandon McMinn 10.39 Fintan Campbell 10.45 8th
C Team Declan Liggett 14.38 Lyle Carleton 15.00 Gerry Anderson 14.12 Chris Callaghan 14.13 27th
Male Masters
Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Overall Place
A Team Conor Curran 10.06 Paul Horan 10.27 James Trainor 10.35 Phil Goss 9.56 1st
B Team Lawrence O’Hara 10.17 Gareth Lyons 10.17 Colin McDowell 10.33 Ryan Moore 10.49 3rd
C Team Davy Clarke 11.12 Natt Glenn 11.08 Neil Carty 11.41 John McGuigan 11.30 10th
D Team Davy Curran 11.37 Paul Butcher 11.23 Lawrence Johnston 12.24 Rory Kane 12.25 15th
Female Masters
Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Overall Place
A Team Carol Clarke 13.40 Diane Taylor 13.59 Emma Taylor 14.10 Una McConnell 13.30 5th
B Team Michelle McLaughlin 15.38 Joanne Curran 16.27 Clare O’Shaugnessy 17.05 Karen McLean 16.16 17th
C Team Karlene Graham 15.35 Laura Connolly 17.05 Evelyn Palmer 18.06 Catherine Seawright 17.20 19th

NIMRA Buzzards Roost – Saturday 25th September

This NIMRA championship race takes place in the Mournes area and includes the Lamagan and Binnian Summits.  Simon Reeve finished the course in 11th place with a time of 1:36:34 and Martsje Hell was the first female with a time of 1:40:56 – well done guys!

Berlin Marathon – Sunday 26th September

Recognised as one of the most famous races across the globe this flat course is perfect for those seeking a PB and takes in views of the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag. This was Greg McClure’s 15th time participating in it and  despite a very warm day he finished in 03:43:38, a time which also qualifies him for the London marathon  – well done Greg!

Parkrun

The Harriers were represented at 17 Parkruns this weekend.  Congratulations to everyone who got a PB and a special mention to:

Roisin Hughes 1st female at the Falls

Ita McCambridge 1st female at Letterkenny

Fionnuala O’Hare 1st female at Colin Glen

Cassie Curran 3rd female at Waterworks with a new PB

Brendan McCambridge 1st male at Letterkenny

Martin Rea 2nd male at Queens

Peter Savage 2nd male at Citypark

Rostrevor Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
31 Eadaoin DONALDSON 00:39:55 PB
Waterworks Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
9 Paul HUTCHINSON 00:20:12
12 Sean MCSHANE 00:20:48
17 John Gerard MURPHY 00:21:42
23 Joseph GALLAGHER 00:22:13
32 Dara CASSIDY 00:23:00
34 Drew KNOX 00:23:15
56 Tony REID 00:24:54
58 Jack CARBERRY 00:25:08
62 Gordon GLENN 00:25:30
76 Orán STEELE 00:26:03
82 Cassie Curran 00:26:30 PB
83 Lyle CARLETON 00:26:32
106 Gillian RODEN 00:28:17
108 Jim CLINTON 00:28:25
111 Stella HARRISON 00:28:29
115 Heather WILSON 00:28:53
143 David HURST 00:31:45
145 Grainne STEPHENS 00:32:04
152 Margaret STEPHENS 00:32:59
153 Bernadette DUFFY 00:32:59
154 Kerry MCSHANE 00:33:11
161 Roy RAINEY 00:34:31
162 Martin MCLARNON 00:34:32
175 Denis LOUGHRAN 00:40:56
176 Lynn MURRAY 00:41:03
177 Michael LAWLOR 00:41:04
183 Paul WILLIAMS 00:42:37
Victoria Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
79 Matthew CARLETON 00:25:56
Queens Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
2 Martin REA 00:18:35
38 Damien GILL 00:25:03
59 Paul JENKINS 00:27:11
66 Vincent BRADLEY 00:27:45
70 John LAVERY 00:28:38
Falls Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
11 Roisin HUGHES 00:22:07
Gadebridge Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
7 Matt SHIELDS 00:20:59
Citypark Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
2 Peter SAVAGE 00:18:08
Antrim Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
237 Paul LAVERY 00:37:21
Larne Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
20 Brandon MCMINN 00:29:27
Letterkenny Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
1 Brendan MCCAMBRIDGE 00:19:53
4 Paddy MCCAMBRIDGE 00:23:08
6 Ita MCCAMBRIDGE 00:23:19
18 Catriona MCCAMBRIDGE 00:25:55
28 Liam SMYTH 00:27:49
Valley Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
58 Philomena DONALDSON 00:31:44
Colin Glen Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
5 Fionnuala O’HARE 00:22:41
Falcarragh Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
27 Donna MCLAUGHLIN 00:26:43
28 Angela ROGAN 00:27:06 PB
35 Siobhan DRAIN 00:27:36
36 Joe DRAIN 00:27:37
Orangefield Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
20 Colin SIMPSON 00:24:22
54 Fergus JAMISON 00:29:38 PB
77 Ita WEIR 00:39:27 PB
Crawfordsburn Country Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
31 Thomas MCKINSTRY 00:29:31
Mallow Castle Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
70 Philip MCILWRATH 00:34:06
107 Rosy RYAN 00:58:23
Hillsborough Forest Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
78 Jason REID 00:28:36