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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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derry ladies

NBH weekly race report, 23rd – 29th January 2017: Titanic efforts in competition and community

Athletics NI Awards, Titanic Belfast The Titanic Belfast building was the location of the Athletics NI Award ceremony, where on Wednesday the Samsons and the Goliaths of Northern Ireland’s athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers were honoured for their efforts during the 2015/2016 season. NBH very own Matt Shields was recognised for his contribution to NI […]

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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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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 […]

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