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weekly round up 11 December

    Sperrin Trail Series, Davagh Forest 10k The first race of the Sperrin Harriers Winter Trail Series took place on Saturday 10 December at Davagh Forest near Cookstown.  This popular series, known for its hospitality as well as great atmosphere, is now in its eighth year and welcomes athletes who travel from all over the province […]

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round up 10-23 October

Run for Oisin On Saturday 16 October 127 athletes took to the start line in County Fermanagh in the 10k road race, run for Oisin, set up to raise funds for the Oisin McGrath Foundation.  An associated 5k race was also available.  NBH’s sole senior representative in the 10k race was Martin Cox, competing in […]

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NBH athletes out in both force and style

Belfast Half Marathon It’s hard to know where to start with the review of the 4th annual running of the Belfast HM, another new course that seemed to go down well with most athletes – 2 NBH in the top five, 2nd female overall, six athletes in the top 25, a massive turn out from the […]

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Round-up 21 August 2016 – A week of solo performances

Dambusters Half Marathon and 10k, Saturday 20 August Nearly 500 athletes took to the beautiful Silent Valley area at Annalong last Saturday, running in both the Dambusters 10k and half marathon organised by Born2Run.  The half marathon was the last in the Pure Running half marathon series.  The 10k route followed its usual route of starting […]

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Martsje Wins Giants Trail

Ladies dominate at sunrise run On Sunday morning 70 athletes competed in the third running of the Sunrise 5k In Larne, an event hosted by East Coast AC.   NBH’s Penny Lindsay led the ladies’ race from the start, coming in first in 23.33, (11th overall) over 30 seconds clear of the runner-up.  Janice Plumb secured […]

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Caitlin Maguire’s Two Sprint Medals Headline Successful Week

It was another successful week for the Harriers, with Caitlin Maguire’s two sprint medals at the Irish National Juvenile Track and Field Championships in Tullamore providing one of the outstanding highlights. Maguire ran personal bests in both the 100m (12.20) and 200m (25.32) to secure silver and bronze in the under-18 category. Rebecca Wallace narrowly […]

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weekly round up 3 July – Success keeps coming

Spelga Skyline Mountain Race Saturday 2 July saw just over 60 participants in the sixth race of the NIMRA series, with the winner of this tough 20k course picking up the Denis Rankin Memorial trophy.  NBH’s Simon Reeve was the sole participant for the club, and finished in 15th position overall with a time of […]

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McKinstry, Men’s Team Claim NI & Ulster Half Marathon Titles: Weekend Report

The Northern Ireland and Ulster Half Marathon Championships were contested on Friday evening at the Ards Half Marathon. The men enjoyed great success, sweeping to the team victory as Mark McKinstry (1.10.21) and Andrew Annett (1.11.03) claimed the first and second positions. Mark secured a personal best on the hilly, challenging route. The other team […]

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Harriers’ Pure Running Hills Race a Huge Success

North Belfast Harriers successfully staged the 8.8 km Cavehill Challenge Pure Running Belfast Hills Race on Saturday, with the Harriers’ own Mary Margaret Meade the first woman to complete the course in 39.39. One hundred runners took part in the 8.8 km and the associated 2 km junior race. The men’s race was an exciting […]

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