weekly round-up 29 June 2014

  It was a great week for NBH, starting with the news that Mark McKinstry secured the overall title in the East Antrim Harriers Race series, with a convincing win in Race 4 by over a minute in a time of 22.43.   Martin Rea claimed a podium spot in third place in a time of 23.48, […]

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Heating up at Lisburn & The Bridges

The biggest events of the week were the Lisburn 10k and half marathon. Conditions were tough with no escape from the high temperatures on the tough exposed course but this didn’t deter the 3000 plus entrants who took part in the events. In the 10k there were two podium positions for the club in the […]

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Medals at Ulsters

Saturday 14th June saw the final day of the NI & Ulster track & Field Championships.  First up was Damian Marquess in the U14 boys 1500m who ran a massive personal best of 5.01 to finish just outside the medals in fourth place and all Ireland qualification. Two Harriers ran in the girls U15 1500 […]

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Weekend Roundup – 14/15 June

There was plenty of good news for the Harriers this week with podium places in a number of events, as well as confirmation that Gladys Ganiel has been selected to run the marathon for Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month. Commonwealth Selection for Gladys Ganiel O’Neill Athletics Northern Ireland announced a […]

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Weekly Roundup – 8th June 2014

Another Feast of Running: Weekly Roundup – 8th June 2014 A Fast Starter, Two Laps of Ballymena Town: Wednesday evening saw the annual running of the Fairhill 5 Mile Road Race in Ballymena. Over three hundred competitors lined up for the event that takes in two laps of the town centre. The locals were treated […]

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Young Harriers Travel to Co Cavan

Ni & Ulster Children’s Games June each year sees the NI & Ulster Championships split into four meetings and day one saw the youngest age groups travel to Shercock, Co Cavan to compete in the children’s games. The day began with the 4 x 100m relays. Of the four teams entered by the club 3 […]

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NORTH GIRLS HEAD SOUTH FOR IRISH SCHOOLS FINALS

On Saturday 31st May Rebecca Marquess and Caitlin Maguire made the 350 mile round trip to Tullamore, Co Offaly for the Aviva Irish Schools track and field finals having qualified from the Ulster Schools finals. Caitlin was first on the blocks in the blistering heat in the Intermediate girls 100m final. Caitlin had a fantastic […]

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Weekly Round Up – 1 June 2014

 WEEKLY ROUND UP – ROADS, FORESTS AND MOUNTAINS At a record turnout at the Jengana 10k run at Shane’s Castle on Saturday, the sun certainly had its hat on for Claire Connor, who stormed home as the first female in a time of 39:55, for NBH, 15 seconds clear of Suzanne Higgins of Lagan Valley […]

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YOUNG HARRIERS COMPETE IN NEW EVENTS

Chain Reaction Cycle Hills 3k Race Two new events were added to the junior’s event calendar at the weekend. The first was a tough 3k race which covered the first section of the Chain reaction Cycles Hills race from Boys Model Secondary School to the Belfast Castle. Eighteen young Harriers were joined by three runners […]

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