Monday, May 10, 2021

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...

Hanna Emerges as a VK Specialist in Italy

Race Report by BOGBOY The Italians were worst hit at the beginning of the emergence of COVID-19 in Europe back in February. They emerged into the new norm and out of that they have managed to run a 2020 Italian...

Ballydrain Harriers News, 1st October 2020

Shane’s Castle was the ideal venue for the sixth in the Championchip Ireland’s Forestside Running Series on Saturday 26th September. The courses for the full and half marathons, 10km and 5km races were over mixed terrain, the weather was...

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...

Johnston & Dickson Victorious in the Slieve Donard Classic

Photos courtesy of Paul Fegan Race Report by BOGBOY Races have been hard to find since lockdown in March and despite how ‘lonely’ the mountains are and ideally placed for ‘social distancing’ mountain races locally have been few and far between....

Jared and Alison Perform at ‘Night of the 3000s’ – Ballydrain News

Wednesday past saw some of the regions fastest athletes come together at Mary Peters track for the North Belfast Harriers and Annadale Striders ‘Night of the 3000s’. Competitors were split into 5 different groups with Ballydrain Harriers represented by...

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...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Round-Up

Simon Moffett On Saturday 12th September, two Ballydrain Harriers participated in the Gaithouse Events, Florida 12 Hour Challenge Run, sponsored by Sugarcane Cafe Bistro, Comber.  The event was held in stunning private grounds of Florida Manor, near Lisbane. The competitors ran...

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...
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