Irish Indoors at Odyssey

At the Indoor Championships North had several competitors. Catherine McNicholl  in her first 800m ran well as did Conal McCambridge in his 800m race. Rebecca Marquess ran the 200m and finished mid field. Emma Doherty in the senior 3000m walk finished third 1 sec outside her PB again another good result. Alan Ritchie ran in the […]

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Armagh Festival of Races 10/02/11

The Junior section of North was well represented at the Armagh Races this week.  Aime Bradley won her age group 01 – 02.  Damian Marquess came a very good 7th.  Jack O’Dwyer-Henry showed good promise and is getting better with every race. Rebecca Marquess gives her all in every race she enters.  A new girl, […]

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Irish Master Cross Country 5/02/11

The Irish Masters was held at Santry this year on what would normally have been a nice grassy course however, after several days rain and preceding age group races it developed into a quagmire. North had sent a 0/50 team to contest this ctegory and conditions seemed to suit. In the four man team competition […]

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NI & Ulster Masters, Juniors and Intermediates Cross Country Cha

Solid day’s work at stormont

The Northern Ireland junior, intermediate and veterans cross country took place today at stormont with firm conditions underfoot due to the frosty weather. Highlights of the day for North were Cathy’s victory in the ladies vets race, team bronze in the mens vets race and Conor Magill’s fourth in the junior race. First up were […]

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Allan O'Hara

Super runs at the Seeley

Yesterday was the Joe Seeley 10K the major road race of the Winter with a field that reflected that status. The race is run annually in commemoration of an athlete whom I can remember running against over 30 years ago. A great athlete and a gentleman. North had a superb day with a lot of […]

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Amanda and Greg Lead the Way in Saul 10k

It was a double victory for North Belfast Harriers as Amanda Perry and Greg McClure took 1st place in their respective categories on Sunday’s Saul 10k. The tough hilly course was Mc Clure’s first outing since his recent success at the Dublin marathon. Greg was 1st in the Male 50 category and 11th place overall. […]

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Club development current status

Until recently track and gym facilities were not available in the area so we had to travel cross town for to source safe venues for children or specialist senior training. This limited opportunities to those who had the transport and the time to commute. Recently two community schools opened in the area have put gyms, […]

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parkrun comes to Belfast

Last Saturday saw the first parkrun in Ireland run at the Waterworks Park. The event is a free timed 5k run over a UK Athletic certified course. The footing is all traffic free tarmac footpaths contained within the park. A still Autumn morning set the mood for over 100 participants from club athletes to mothers […]

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North Belfast Ladies in Top Form!

Victories for the North Belfast mens’ and ladies’ teams: 11.10.10 It was a weekend of victories all round for the North Belfast mens’ and ladies’ teams: The annual Armagh ten mile road race was first off on Sunday 10th October at 12 noon. In fine form, Breege Connolly led the ladies’ race comfortably from start […]

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