Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Passing of a Ballydrain Harriers Legend

from Ballydrain Harrier & Athletic Club. It is with the heaviest of hearts we must inform you of the passing of John McKeag, a legend of Ballydrain Harriers. John was a member of Ballydrain Harriers for many decades and a wonderful...

Race Over The Glens Trail Race Postponed

ROTG Postponed! The club have taken the decision to postpone our annual Race over the Glens due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This decision to postpone, at this time, we feel is the right decision for both for the running community...

Hanna at the Trofeo Vanoni Ends the Mountain Racing Season on a High

Race Report by BOGBOY Trofeo Vanoni is a traditional late Autumn ‘end of season’ mountain relay race where each leg starts and finishes in Morbegno, Sondrio in the Lombardy Region of northern Italy. Over the years it has maintained a...

Flying Furlongs for Bangor Bolters

The Championchip Series returned to its Covid era roots on Saturday, with another visit to the service roads surrounding Down Royal racecourse, and a tried and tested formula which facilitated another safe and enjoyable day of racing. No fewer than sixteen...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Update

Alex Turnbull at Down Royal. This week has been very quiet on the race front with the only outing being Saturday 10th October’s penultimate ‘Forestside Shopping Centre’ sponsored ‘ChampionChip Ireland Running Series’, taking place at Down Royal Racecourse. Ballydrain’s only representation...

Hanna Sparkles again in the Italian Alps

Report by BOGBOY After a successful racing weekend in Casto, northwest of Brescia, Dromara and Newcastle & District & Salomon athlete, Zak Hanna decamped Monday to Chiavenna in the Val Bregaglia, in the Italian Alps only 14km shy of the...

More PBs for Newcastle & District AC Athletes on the Road in this Strange...

Report by BOGBOY Since some club members ventured to Down Royal on 22 August for the ChampionChip Ireland series of road races coming out of lockdown there has been one common theme – autumn has been upon us. 7 weeks...

Maguiresbridge Running Club Virtual London Marathon

MRC had an amazing day yesterday watching and supporting some of our runners out doing the 40th London Marathon virtually around our local roads. We had 2 groups and a solo runner out yesterday running the 26.2miles for the very...

Ballydrain Harriers Storm Through London Virtual

Val Gibson. On Sunday 4th October the virtual 2020 Virgin London Marathon took place on the roads and lanes around County Down. Runners had 24 hours to run or walk the 26.2 miles using a special app to track...

North Down Roundup – 4th Oct

Les Jones 5k (All photos courtesy of John T Glover) Rachel Gibson On a weekend for adapted events, the Les Jones 10k morphed into a race of half the usual distance, with almost two hundred athletes gathering at the Mary Peters Track...
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