Monday, May 10, 2021

Bronze is the Colour of the Day at NI & Ulster Track Championships

Totten & O’Flaherty take bronze at NI & Ulster Track Champs It’s certainly been an unusual year, exemplified this weekend with the NI & Ulster Track & Field Championships which would normally take place in June, rescheduled for mid-September due...

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...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Update

Matthew Carville at Down Royal Saturday 5th September saw the latest race in the expanded Forestside Shopping Centre sponsored ‘ChampionChip Ireland Running Series’ take place at Down Royal Racecourse. An impressive 207 entrants took on the 5k race around the...

Newcastle & District AC at the Races

Race Report by BOGBOY The racecourse looked immaculate on Saturday morning as the runners arrived at Down Royal the morning after ‘the races’ (for horses), the evening before, for more ‘races’ (for humans) as part of the ChampionChip Ireland well-organised...

Bronagh Completes the Killarney Hardman

Last weekend Bronagh McInerney travelled to Co Kerry to take part in the Killarney Hardman. The event consisted of a 3.8km swim, followed by 180km cycle round the Ring of Kerry and finished off with a 42.2km run. For most...

Ballydrain Harriers Raise Funds for Air Ambulance from the Race That Never Was! 

Pictured are Gary Long and members of the Ballydrain Harriers Committee presenting Grace Williams from NI Air Ambulance with the Comber 10K 2020 donation. One of the many consequences of the coronavirus lockdown was that Ballydrain Harriers had to cancel the extremely popular Comber 10K running road race for 2020....

Ballydrain Harriers News Update

By Deborah. Down Royal Race course Lisburn was the venue on Saturday 22nd August 2020 for Championchip Ireland’s Fourth 5km, 10km, and Half Marathon running series sponsored by Forestside Shopping Centre . Two Ballydrain Harriers , Luke Wallace and David Craig...

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...

Bailey breaks the World Everesting Running Record

On Sunday 23rd August, Ian Bailey set out to run an 'Everest' on Slieve Donard, 37 times from saddle to summit and back for a total ascent of around 9,250m (8,848m the height of Everest from sea level plus...

Newcastle & District AC Weekend Racing Notes

Zak Hanna excels again – this weekend at the Italian Mountain Racing Championships Three weeks after his brilliant racing weekend in Malonno, Lombardy in Northern Italy, with a 3rd in Piz Tri Vertical Kilometre (Saturday) and a 5th in the...
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