Monday, October 26, 2020

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...

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...

North Down Roundup – 28th Sept

Multi Task Maestros The North Down junior section took centre stage over the weekend, as a sun drenched Mary Peters Track played host to the Combined Events Championships, with a host of fine performances and two silver medalists. The youngest athletes...

Not the Bangor 10k

‘A Thousand people, sun shining, it doesn’t get much better’ It’s Bangor 10k weekend, and obviously we can’t be with you this year, but here’s a quick reminder of all that is good about the event. We look forward to...

North Down Roundup

North Belfast Harriers Night of 3000s As if apologetic for a track season curtailed by Covid restrictions, Mother Nature served up another calm and balmy early autumn evening last Thursday, as upwards of seventy athletes descended on the Mary Peters...

North Down Roundup

NI & Ulster Track Championships (All photos with thanks to Bob Given) Day 1 Pleasantly humid early autumn conditions greeted all comers to the Mary Peters Track in Belfast on Friday, for the first of two high quality sessions, with North Down...

North Down Roundup

Masters Medal for Roberta Dornan Following on from Rachel McCann’s success in the senior track championships, there was further recognition for coach Michael Roberts’ training group at the weekend, with the news that Roberta Dornan had claimed a hard fought...

Brilliant Bronze for Rachel McCann – North Down Round-up

Brilliant Bronze for Rachel McCann   After months of reduced track time, and having to make the best of the gravel and grass of Ward Park, Rachel McCann received reward for her commitment and dedication to training with a well deserved...

North Down Roundup

NI & Ulster Age Group U14-U17 Championships This year’s U14-U17 NI & Ulster Age Group championships took place over the weekend at the Mary Peters track, as usual, however with limited spectators, social distancing rules and many track races run as time trials, the event was unlike...

North Down News – 2/8/20

Race two of the Championchip Series followed up the successful previous event at Down Royal Racecourse with another opportunity for ‘on the run’ puns, this time at the former prison site now better known as the Eikon Exhibition Centre,...
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