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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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Junior Report Mud, wind and snow!

The juniors had a busy weekend starting off on Saturday with a successful cross country run by newly formed club Acorns AC. The first race was the U11s which was accompanied not only by strong winds but also snow. Three young Harriers attempted the 800m course resulting in a podium finish with 3rd position for […]

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XC Continues

On Sunday we saw two cross country races take place. Most Harriers made their way to the event organised the City of Lisburn AC held at Moira Demense. In the female race Paula Wallace led the way with a strong performance to finish in 14th position overall. In the men’s race Alan O’Hara continues his […]

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New Year roundup

The New Year period was short on quantity but big on quality for racing. Connolly wins the Lough 5 Breege Connolly took part in and was first on the podium for the ladies in this 5 mile race run on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday 31 December.  Breege was 9th home overall in a time of […]

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Holiday Race Round-up

The Harriers took to the trails and roads with plenty of holiday cheer, turning out in force for some of the most popular fixtures on the holiday race calendar. The Harriers’ biggest turnout was at the Castlewellan Christmas Cracker,  but the club was also represented at the Greencastle Boxing Day 5-miler and various Parkruns. Castlewellan Christmas […]

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