Friday, February 28, 2020

Richard Coey 1st EAMS Marathon…The Weekly News from Ballydrain

On Monday 13th January the first running event of the week coincided with the first big storm of the year, but Storm Brendan was no match for the participants of EAMS World Half Marathon Day 2020. Strong winds, driving...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Round Up 3-11-2019

(Denise Davison, Anne McClurg and  Debbie Mingout at Minnowburn 10k) The weekend running began on Saturday with the McConnell Shield XC hosted by East Antrim Harriers at Sixmilewater Park, Ballyclare. Ballydrain Harriers club stalwart John McKeag made a return visit...

Latest News from Ballydrain Harriers

(Jared Martin, Malcolm Cup) Last Thursday 20 runners signed up and ran a mid week marathon in the East Antrim Marathon Series (EAMS). This marathon nicknamed “The Fatlad Wash up Day “  was 19 loops of the Valley Park. Ballydrain Harrier...

Ballydrain Harriers News : Success for Catherine and Nigel

Catherine Miskelly after Last One Standing, Castle Ward Saturday 15 February 2020 saw the arrival of Storm Dennis, just in time for the second of the 15 races in the Ballydrain Super Series, the Mahee Cup. The Mahee Cup is...

Ballydrain Weekly Roundup 13th October

(Amanda Perry, Debbie Matchett, Colin Stevenson, Denise Logue at the NIMAA Cross Country) There was plenty of activity from the athletes at Ballydrain this week. On the 12th October Ballydrain’s SSgt Kyle Ross was representing Northern Ireland at the Army Cadet...

Valerie’s first XC, News from Ballydrain Harriers

Thirty runners from Ballydrain Harriers took part in the Mathieson Cup cross country race on Sunday 12th January.  This race, which is part of the league was held at Mallusk Playing Fields and was hosted by the Mallusk Harriers.  It was...

Prize Winners at the Comber Cup and John McKeag XC

(Photo : Mark Ross / Ballydrain Harriers) PRIZE WINNERS of the Comber Cup XC Male Vets 1st, 60+ Norman Mawhinney 2nd, Gerry O’Doherty 1st, 65+ Ryan Curran 2nd, Brian Todd 1st, 70+ David Seaton 2nd, Fred Strickland Female Masters 1st, 35+ Amy Bulman 2nd, Clair Quigley 1st, 40+ Suzanne Higgins 2nd, Liz...

Ladies Team on the Podium again! Ballydrain News

The highlight of this weekend was the NI & Ulster Intermediate and Masters Cross Country. The event was held on Saturday 25th January in Gosford Forest Park, Markethill. Ballydrain Ladies team ran in the Masters race, defending their title as...

Preview : Comber Cup XC 2019

This weekend, our local muck loving cross country junkies will lace up their spikes and get their fix of one of the sport’s most traditional types of running, something that pretty much everyone has tried (be it through choice,...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Report 27/01/20

Jared Martin (front left) & Matthew Carville (front right) at the Co. Down Schools Cross Country in Delamont, Downpatrick It was a busier week of running for the Harriers. The action began on Wednesday 29th January at Delamont Country Park,...
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