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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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NBH Harriers Race Report, 31st October – 6th November 2016: crisp, cold, cross country success.

The Winter season of racing well and truly arrived last weekend, as NBH tackled cross country and trail events in the seasonably cold weather.   82nd McConnell Shield Cross Country, Sixmilewater Park, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim The highlight of the racing weekend was the 82nd running of the McConnell Shield XC event, in Sixemilewater Park. The […]

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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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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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