Author Archive | Simon


NBH Race Report 22nd – 28th May

The Summer racing season is into full swing with club members taking on races both near and far. There were some notable victories and great personal achievements all following on from the hours of Spring training. This week, we ran the streets of Buncrana, Banbridge, and Ballyclare as well as Newry, Liverpool and Edinburgh. Buncrana […]

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NBH Race Report 10th – 16th April

  Short & Sweet ahead of the chocolate eggs. Midweek running began in earnest and there was a huge turnout at parkruns to burn off the cocoa calories. Bay Road 5k On Wednesday evening one hundred runners took on the flat PB course. On a cool evening, Mark McKinstry set a fast pace at the […]

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Weekly Report 6th -12th March

NI & Ulster Senior Cross-Country Championships, Lurgan Park Saturday afternoon saw the finale of the local cross-country season with the 6k women’s and 12k men’s races in Lurgan Park. Despite the deluge of rain that had fallen in the previous twenty-four hours, the ground conditions weren’t as bad as previous years and the sun even […]

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Weekly Report 6th -12th February

Cool Running Rewards Harriers   Carnethy 5 The Carnethy 5 Mountain Race took place on Saturday. The course covers five peaks over 6 miles. The ‘1st Place Overseas Athlete’ trophy was awarded to Nat Glenn who finished in 1:10:07.   National Masters XC Championships, Waterford Antrim claimed 3rd in the County Team points at the […]

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Weekly Report 22 January 2017

Celtic XC International, Cardiff On Sunday, Conal McCambridge represented Ulster in a top quality field in Wales in the Celtic Cross race finishing strong in 11th in 36:48. Rebecca Wallace also represented Ulster in the U17 event.   AAI National Intermediate XC Champs, Tuam Galway North Belfast Harriers brought home silver from the National Intermediate […]

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Weekly Report 27 November

Seeley Cup 10k It was three times along the embankment and through Ormeau Park for the thirty-plus Harriers on Saturday at the Seeley 10km. The race was the 35th running of the Seeley Cup and also incorporated the NI and Ulster 10k (Road) Championship. Also, the race was the final event in the Novosco 10k […]

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Marathon, Mud, Mountain & Marshmallows – Weekly Report

Trick or Treat, the training pays off for the Harriers over the Halloween weekend. Comber Cross-Country Nearly 150 runners ran the 3 laps (6k) of the Women’s and Men’s Vets race. The course was still fairly firm following the Junior races and although undulating, proved very runable. Penny Lindsay and Carol Clarke represented the Harriers […]

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Weekly Report 25th September

September Storms, Showers and Sunshine. Harriers racing in all conditions over all terrains this week. Mooathon Donegal On Saturday, several Harriers travelled to Downings, County Donegal to participate in the Mooathon events. With the options of a Full-Fat Marathon, a Semi-Skimmed Half and a Mini Moo 10k the club vests were swapped for Moo-re appropriate […]

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Weekly Report 4th September

Weekly Report 4th September XC at Laganside! Ninety Harriers cross the line at the annual 10K.   Garrison 5 Mile Garrison’s annual five mile run was held on Saturday 3rd September at 12.00 noon in County Fermanagh. The race this year was held in memory of Ryan Mc Govern, a young local boy who lost […]

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