Virgin London Marathon 2011: Preview

 London Marathon champions Tsegaye Kebede and Liliya Shobukhova will look to extend their leads at the top of the World Marathon Majors leaderboards when they defend their London titles in the British capital on Sunday, 17 April. But our eyes won’t be on them…   In the men’s event, Jim Benson will be looking for […]

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North men dominate Titanic

On a baking hot day probably not condusive to PBs North Belfast had a large contingent of 18 runners of all ages taking part in the Titanic Quarter 10k. This was a successful day all round with the men winning just about every single age group as well as the team prize and the two […]

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Scullion back to sink Titanic field

This Sunday will see over 1200 runners competing in the Titanic 10km with North Belfast Harrier’s Stephen Scullion billed as pre-race favourite. Stephen has just returned from a spell of warm weather training in Portugal where under the instructions of Bud Buldaro and UK Endurance Coach, Nick Anderson, he was putting in some very impressive […]

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Breege Connolly, NB Harriers

Eamon and Breege star at the weekend

Eamon White was in a class of his own at the Run Armagh 10km today. The popular event which starts outside the Planetarium was supported by over 300 runners, an excellent turn out for Mother’s Day.. Eamon’s winning time of 33.33 was some four minutes ahead of the second placed runner, Shea Roddy with most […]

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Park Run @ The Waterworks

What is Waterworks parkrun? It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 09:30 Where is it? It’s run in Waterworks Park, North Belfast. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing – it’s free! but please register in advance. How […]

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Clare McCorry receiving ClubMark NI Award on behalf of the club

Harriers get ClubMark NI Accreditation

North Belfast Harriers have just become only one of two athletics clubs in Northern Ireland to receive Sport NI’s “Club Mark”. “Club Mark” is the national junior sports club accreditation programme which aims to identify, develop, accredit and recognise high quality junior sports clubs and the contribution that they make to the development of sport […]

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Queens Round the River 5km

The QUB 5km “Round the River” took place in Stranmillis last night in perfect racing conditions. Almost 700 runners took to the line for this event which is organised by students in the Queen’s Athletics Club and in association with Powerade. The race also served as an official warm up event for the Deep River […]

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Park Run Round Up

The 21st Park Run took place in a sunbathed Waterworks Park on Saturday morning. On a quiet day for local fixtures, an enthusiastic crowd of nearly 200 turned out for the start. Paul Carroll (Annadale Striders) took an early lead and maintained it, although Conor Curran was making good ground towards the end of the race. Carroll […]

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Harriers in Inter County Action

It was a day of mixed fortunes for two North Belfast Harriers at the Inter Counties Championships at the CAFRE Campus in Greenmount, Antrim this weekend. Stephen Scullion and Cathy McCourt were competing for Ulster against strong teams from England, Wales, Scotland, Republic of Ireland and the Midlands. The men’s race, held over 10.8km saw Stephen […]

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