Junior report

Armagh International Road Races Thursday 19th Feb saw some impressive performances  by some of the juniors especially given the competitiveness of the event. Piaras McShane, Odhran Catney, Conleth Conway and Dominique McAllister all ran well as reported in last weeks senior report. Also doing us proud were in race 4 Kelvin Kearney Kearney 4th, Sean […]

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Weekly roundup 1 March 2015

The Athletics Ireland Cross Country Inter Clubs Kilbroney, Rostrevor (by John Black) On Sunday a 10 strong team of Harriers took part in the Athletics Ireland Inter Club event in Kilbroney Park in Rostrevor. The event which pits all of the clubs in Ireland against one another for the prestigious club trophy is the last national XC title on […]

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Armagh International Road Races – Personal Bests in 5 km

The big event this week was the Armagh International festival of road races, with a number of Harriers taking part and posting fast times over the 5km and 3km distances on Thursday evening. Following last weekend’s Northern Ireland & Ulster Senior cross country championships, there were only a few races over the weekend. Armagh International […]

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                 Junior (fortnightly) report   The junior report seems to have slipped into fortnightly reports rather than weekly and thus it shall probably remain until I grow another set of arms. Many of the juniors have been active in the last few weeks in the schools xc. Not many have raced outside of that but […]

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Ladies prefer Gold to Grey: Weekly Roundup

Ladies prefer Gold to Grey: Weekly Roundup Harriers Secure Several Shades of Success at the NI & Ulster Senior XC Champs The Northern Ireland and Ulster Senior Cross Country Championships took centre stage as the main event for this Valentine’s weekend running. North Belfast Harriers were well represented in both the Ladies and Men’s races […]

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North Belfast Talent at Tuam

This weekend saw the AAI Intermediate and Master XC event take place in Tuam in County Galway and a plethora of the clubs finest athletes made the journey to compete in this prestigious event. It was a long journey that was not regretted as each and every member of the travelling team managed to return home with […]

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Winning weekend for the Ladies

Stormont XC The Stormont cross-county race on Saturday 31 January saw a good turnout for the Harriers in both the junior and senior runs.   The seniors and Vet race saw a packed field take to the start line in perfect conditions.  The athletes had to negotiate a sharp left turn almost immediately at the start, […]

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junior report

Saturday the 24th of January saw just two junior athletes competing. Callum McIlroy won the 2nd in the East Coast XCs series with a time of 10mins over a distance of 2100m. Coirle Finnegan took part in her first Long Jump competition in Jordanstown. She came second U15 with a jump of 4.08. At the […]

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Weekend Roundup: Multiple PBs for Harriers

It was a relatively quiet weekend for the Harriers but wherever they were in action, they came through with some fine performances. Among the most notable were personal bests for Mark McKinstry over 5 miles and Breege Connolly over 5 km. Harriers at Raheny 5 Mark McKinstry made the trek to the Raheny 5 Miler in […]

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The Magnificent Sevens: Weekly Roundup

North Belfast Harriers Crush the Competition at the Cross Country in Cold Coleraine Podiums & Team Trophies at the NI & Ulster Intermediate and Masters XC On Saturday 17th January 2015, hundreds of athletes from across the province descended on the University of Ulster’s Coleraine Campus for the ChampionChip Ireland sponsored NI & Ulster Intermediate […]

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