Slieve Gullion Take on all Hillsborough Races

The biggest SGR  turnout of the weekend  involved those who took part in this year’s Hillsborough Castle Running Festival in which  a team of  four SGR took  part in all events at the festival.Stephen Quinn and Seamus Loughran ran in the Half Marathon that seen Stephen finishing in 8th place over all . Malachy Rafferty ran in the 10k event and Sharin Byrne ran again this weekend by taking part in the 5k. In true SGR spirit they all came away with great times and this well organised race is well worth a trip by even more SGR next year.
Half Marathon Results
Stephen Quinn 8th place 01:27:20
Seamus Loughran 01:38:51
Malachy Rafferty 00:58:45
Sharin Byrne 00:53:55
Stephen Quinn at Hillsborough HM


SGR Sharin Byrne was the the lone representative for the club at this years Dambusters 5k at the silent Valley and yet another back to back 5k event this weekend for Sharin that seen her also run at the 5k event at the Hillsborough Castle Running Festival the following day. Sharin crossed the finish line in a great time of 48 mins. Well done Sharin..


Well done to SGR Ryan Carson who  finished 12th in the Seven Sevens Challenge 2019 the 18 Mile mountain event in the Mournes last week.Ryan came in with an amazing time of 05:00:42 Well done Ryan from everyone at club
The G819 8k  /8 Mile run and 8K Walk is back for 2019 and will take place at the Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Sunday 3rd November ,online registration is now open at just type G819 on search bar and please sign up,  help us celebrate our clubs 5th birthday celebrations in style  by taking on the G819. More details to come on the event leading up to the G819. We would like to thank our Main sponsor Mulkerns EUROSPAR for their continued support and we will also be helping to support the Fight-For-Alfie at the event. Thank you to Master Choice for supporting the 2nd KM in the G819 8 KM event.
MONDAY CLUB RUN ……………………………………….
Come join us for our clubs Monday run at Slieve Gullion  Forest Park for a 6.45pm start time .Meeting point will be at Slieve Gullion car park .Everyone welcome.UPCOMING EVENTS …..

You can check all details on upcoming events both near and far on the SGR Online Events Guide 2019/20 ,this is updated daily ,a click away from your next run here  you can also check events at  NI Running fixture list at Please support our many running events in your area. #supportrunningevents