Saturday, January 25, 2020

North Down Festival of Cross Country

Despite many of the local parkruns being frozen off, icy paths gave way to sun drenched grass as North Down AC hosted their annual cross country event in near perfect conditions on Saturday afternoon. The increasingly popular primary school...

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Mathieson Cup Cross Country   Historically the venue for a series of high profile cross country events in the 80’s and 90’s attracting a host of international stars, including Steve Ovett and Paula Radcliffe, the eternally arctic Mallusk playing fields played...

North Down Festival of Cross Country – This Saturday

Cross country athletics returns to Castle Park, Bangor this Saturday 18th January 2020, with North Down’s festival of running offering something for social and competitive athletes of all ages. Registration is from 10:30am in Marquis Hall, a short walk to...

North Down Weekly Report

Race Over The Glens Glenariff Forest Park was again the host for the thinking man, and woman’s, choice for an ideal start to the new running year, with approximately six miles of trail, 700 feet of climbing and a lone...

North Down Weekly Report

Greencastle 5 Greencastle, County Tyrone was again the host for the 35th edition of the popular Boxing Day road race, on a route reported to be ‘completely flat, apart from the big hill’. In excess of 750 athletes toed the...

North Down Weekly Roundup

Awards Recognition for North Down Coaches Paul Kirkpatrick with some of his athletes There can be no greater honour for a coach than to be nominated for an award by the athletes they train, and the parents of those athletes who...

Team Title for North Down ladies at Seeley Cup

After a couple of mud encrusted weekends on the cross country circuit, the spikes were given another week to dry out as local running enthusiasts turned their attention to the 38th Seeley Cup 10k on Saturday, hosted as ever,...

North Down Weekly Roundup

Irish Cross Country Championships Jessica Craig and Rachel Gibson at the national cross country On a pleasantly calm and mild Sunday afternoon in North Dublin, the cream of national talent gathered in conditions that were best described as sticky underfoot, but...

North Down Success Amongst Muddy Mayhem

NI & Ulster Uneven Age Group XC Championships & Bobby Rea 2019 In conditions that many seasoned campaigners described as the worst they’d ever encountered, the mud encrusted Billy Neil Playing Fields played host to the age group championships on...

North Down Weekly Roundup – 4/11/19

Minnowburn 10k Conditions could hardly have been better for the opening round of the Run Forest Run series, a collection of 5k and 10k events scheduled throughout the winter, in a variety of forest parks that certainly live up to...
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