Author Archive | Greg McClure

Wilkie's Podium 2017

NBH Weekly Race Report 14-21 May 2017

Track, Field, Road and Mountain Success for Club Athletes NBH athletes achieved notable performances this week in a variety of competitions and there were the usual large turnouts at parkrun events north and south of the border. North Down AC Track & Field Open Meeting Round 2 (Tue 16 May) The second open T&F meeting took […]

Continue Reading 0
Tucker in Brighton

NBH Race Report 3rd to 9th April

Speedy rabbits and mountain hares An eventful week of races in a variety of running genres ensured plenty of opportunities for harriers to test themselves in the mountains, on the trails and on the streets. Also came news of selections to NIMRA teams for two of the club’s mountain runners. NIMRA Donard Challenge (Sat 8th April) On […]

Continue Reading 0
NBH at Parkanaur with Orangegrove friends

Weekly Report 20-26 February 2017

On a busy weekend of racing where weather was always likely to have an influence on proceedings several of the North Belfast Harriers participated in races on the country, road and trail. Stormont Cross Country First up on Saturday morning was the annual Northern Ireland Civil Service AC cross country event at Stormont. The course […]

Continue Reading 0
Top of the podium at Antrim Castle

Weekly report 30 Jan – 05 Feb 2017

Trim 10 mile Road Race On Sunday 05 Feb the annual 10 mile road race took place in Trim in Co. Meath. With a total of 1264 finishers in this popular race, there were fine runs by Breege Connolly and Gladys O’Neill who finished in 1st and 2nd place in the ladies race, with Breege […]

Continue Reading 0
Peter McClelland with the winning ladies team

Weekly Report 08 January 2017

In the first full week of the new year NBH runners were taking advantage of the unseasonably mild weather and recording fine performances at various events up and down the country. Race Over The Glens (Monday 2nd January) With New Year’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, the annual race over the Glens took […]

Continue Reading 0

Weekly Report 12-18 December 2016

Born 2 Run ‘Run Forest Run’ Kilbroney 10k/5k On Saturday 17 December, well over five hundred athletes took part in the Kilbroney Forest Run Forest Run 10k and 5k races. The challenging 10k course, which consisted mainly of forest trails, saw an outstanding performance by Gladys Ganiel O’Neill who recorded 37:15 for 1st place in […]

Continue Reading 0

Weekly Report 13 November: Glasgow Cross Country and Tollymore Trails

British & Irish Masters Cross Country International, Glasgow, Scotland Saturday 12th November saw the 29th British & Irish Masters Cross Country Championships hosted by Scottish Masters in Tollcross Park, Glasgow. On a challenging course and in perfect running conditions the first race saw the ladies and M65 men competing over 6km. Paula Wallace (NI) ran […]

Continue Reading 0

Weekly Report 26 September to 02 October 2016

NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships The main event of the weekend was the NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships which took place at Victoria Park on Saturday 01 October. The club turned out in big numbers to compete at this well organised event. In fine conditions runners and supporters witnessed some excellent racing and fine performances […]

Continue Reading 0

Weekly Report 22-28 August 2016

In another busy week for NBH athletes there were fine performances at a wide variety of distances in races far and wide. Dessie’s Run (10k) In the fast Dessie’s 10k at the Gransha grounds on Tuesday 23rd new course records were set in both male and female events. Judi MacAuley flew the flag for the […]

Continue Reading 0

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”