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North Belfast Harriers Race Report 30th May – 5th June 2022

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It was a busy week for the Harriers and they were represented in a wide range of events, from 5k races to Ultras.

5000m track event, Magherafelt – Monday 30th May

Hosted by Tafelta AC, this track event offers the perfect opportunity to get a PB, and there were several achieved on the night – well done to everyone who took part.

Name Finish Time
Dermot Coy 19:59
Joe Gallagher 20:58
Matthew Carleton 21:10
Gerry Anderson 22:34
John Davidson 24:51
Catherine Seawright 25:55

 

Photo credit Joe Gallagher

Woodburn Forest Series – Tuesday 31st May

The third race in this popular series, this route takes runners through the scenic Woodburn Forest.  Jason Reid completed the race in 50:03 – well done Jason!

Craigavon Lakes 10K – Wednesday 1st June

Starting at Craigavon Civic Centre this route takes runners around the Craigavon lakes path and offers a choice of a 5K and 10K distance. Well done to Colin McDowell who came 2nd in the 10k race.

Firmus Fab 5 Open Track Event –  Thursday 2nd June

Hosted by Lagan Valley, this event took place at the Mary Peters track.  There were some outstanding performances from the Harriers – well done all.

Senior men 300m
Position Name Finish Time
1 Fionntan Campbell 8:38.67
3 Gavin McCaffrey 8:40.34
4 Cathaoir Purvis 8:43.95
10 James Trainor 9:18.04

 

Photo credit NBH Twitter

Washing bay Green – Saturday 4th June

This event in Tyrone offers runners a choice of  5K, 10K and half marathon distances.  Peter Donnelly finished 2nd in the 10k with a time of 33:50 – well done Peter!

Aerfort Dhún na Gall Runway 5K – Saturday 4th June

Taking place at Donegal airport this race raised money towards the Ukraine Crisis Appeal.  It was a family event for the McCambridges, and a special well done to Brendan who took 3rd place.

Position Name Finish Time
3 Brendan McCambridge 15:44
25 Ita McCambridge 21:54
26 Paddy McCambridge 21:56
36 Catriona McCambridge 24:57

 

We Run Wild NI Norn Iron 100 – Saturday 4th June – Sunday 5th June

Starting in Ballycastle this Ultra race passes iconic sights such as the Giants Causeway, finishing in Gortin, County Tyrone and covers a mix of terrain including trail, road and beach.  Well done to Greg McClure who completed an amazing 111.6 miles in an unofficial time of 34:43:12.

Photo credit We Run Wild Facebook and Greg McClure

Open Track Meet – Sunday 5th June

Darragh Andrews completed the W100 in 16:81 and the W400 in 82:30 – well done Darragh.

Cork Marathon – Sunday 5th June

This flat and fast race takes runners through the city. passing various landmarks. Well done to Ray Cameron (3:44:32) and Thomas McLaughlin (3:25:10).

Photo credit Ray Cameron

Parkrun

The Harriers were represented in 21 Parkruns this weekend.  Congratulations to everyone who got PBs and a special mention to:

Nat Glenn – 2nd at Larne

Martin Rea – 2nd at Buncrana

Max Reid – 3rd at Waterworks

Neil Carty – 3rd at Orangefield

Diane Taylor – 1st female at Waterworks

Sandra Mclaughlin – 1st female at Buncrana

Fionnuala O’Hare – 2nd female at Waterworks 

Janice Plumb – 3rd female at Larne

Ray Cameron who completed his 200th Parkrun.

Photo credit Ray Cameron

Waterworks Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
3 Max REID 00:18:35 PB
6 Paul CURLEY 00:20:06
9 Joseph GALLAGHER 00:21:05
12 Chris CALLAGHAN 00:21:40
13 Diane TAYLOR 00:21:44
14 Fionnuala O’HARE 00:21:45
15 Peter DOLAN 00:21:48
25 Andrew TAYLOR 00:22:59
27 Sean MCSHANE JR 00:23:28
32 David HURST 00:23:42
33 Thomas COY 00:23:53
34 Tony REID 00:23:54
40 Nicky HAGAN 00:24:25
47 Gerry ANDERSON 00:24:54
49 Jack CARBERRY 00:24:58
58 Matthew CARLETON 00:25:44
75 Drew KNOX 00:27:01
76 Sabrina NULTY 00:27:02
79 Catherine SEAWRIGHT 00:27:18
82 David JOHNSTON 00:27:28
84 Lyle CARLETON 00:27:37
88 Matthew PURVIS 00:28:05
104 Stella HARRISON 00:29:36
124 Eimear COY 00:31:38
128 Philomena DONALDSON 00:31:52
141 Leanne MCCONNELL 00:33:35
149 Phoebe REID 00:34:00
152 Margaret STEPHENS 00:34:15
155 Sandy CARR 00:34:18
156 Bernadette DUFFY 00:34:18
157 Grainne STEPHENS 00:34:46
165 Denise RAINEY 00:39:48
167 Kerry MCSHANE 00:40:24
168 Denis LOUGHRAN 00:40:26
175 Catherine CARLETON 00:43:37
176 Paula O’REILLY 00:43:37
179 Sean MCSHANE 00:44:41
187 David FRENCH 00:47:23
188 Elisabeth FRENCH 00:47:23
Belfast Victoria parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
13 Neil MERCER 00:18:15 PB
24 Laurence JOHNSTON 00:19:00
60 Paul WILLIAMS 00:21:35
80 Peter MCCLELLAND 00:23:08
Queens Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
63 Vincent BRADLEY 00:28:40
94 John LAVERY 00:36:11
95 Paul LAVERY 00:36:13
Falls Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
13 Kevin McCann 24:31:00
Wallace Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
27 Matt Shields 24:01:00
Citypark Parkrun Craigavon
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
179 Glenn Beattie 36:04:00
Ormeau Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
42 Jean-Claude BOURGEOIS 22:45
Antrim Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
49 Brian Stewart 23:48
Larne Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
2 Nat GLENN 00:20:19
3 Penny LINDSAY 00:21:46
11 Janice PLUMB 00:23:38
Carrickfergus Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
36 Liam SMYTH 00:27:04
75 Ita WEIR 00:41:19
Druridge Bay Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
11 Ian Keys 19:33
Letterkenny Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
49 Philip MCILWRATH 00:31:18
80 Rosy RYAN 00:58:15
Valley Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
6 Frankie Smyth 23:09
Falcarragh Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
5 John Gerard MURPHY 00:21:06
25 Jim CLINTON 00:24:34
River Valley Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
34 Thomas McLaughlin 24:55:00
Buncrana Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
10 Sandra McLaughlin 23:45
Orangefield Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
3 Neil Carty 18:33 PB
Glen River Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
38 Ray CAMERON 00:28:25
60 Eadaoin DONALDSON 00:36:13
Narin Beach Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
20 Eva MCLOUGHLIN 00:31:24
21 Michelle MCLOUGHLIN 00:31:25
Deerpark Forest Parkrun Virginia
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
8 Kieran Callaghan 26:21:00
Hillsborough Forest Parkrun
Position Parkrunner Finish Time Notes
31 Tony Forde 24:29:00 PB