Sunday, March 29, 2020

National Vests and Personal Bests for North Down Athletes

UK Athletics Inter Counties XC – Loughborough Hosted on the rolling hills of Prestwold, a 1000 hectare Leicestershire estate featuring its very own airfield, the British Athletics cross country meet gathered a quality field on Saturday, with North Down represented by...

North Down Juniors Master the Mud of Mallusk

Ulster Schools Cross Country In fairly pleasant overhead conditions the rescheduled Ulster Schools cross country gathered the cream of local talent to the Mallusk playing fields on Wednesday, with the recent rain making for heavy going on many parts of...

North Down Ladies Claim Championship Gold

NI & Ulster Cross Country Championships On a course best described as brutally honest, the cross country season reached its finale on Saturday afternoon as the University of Ulster Coleraine played host to hundreds of local athletes, with double league...

XC League Results

From Athletics NI After the final round of the Cross Country League at the NI & Ulster Senior Cross Country on Saturday 22nd February at the Ulster University, Coleraine, the league tables are as follows: In an extremely competitive Women’s League,...

North Down Weekly Round Up – 10/02/20

Stormont Cross Country The imminent arrival of Storm Ciara had Mags Mathieson and the good people of the NICS sports association biting their fingernails for the second year in succession, with any upgrade of the yellow weather warning threatening to...

Stormont XC Results

Mens Podium : (L-R) Stephen Connolly, Philip Goss, Jonathan Scott and Mags The predicted storm held back and allowing the penultimate race in the Cross Country League to take place : Stormont XC. The well organised event, hosted by Northern Ireland...

Irwin Speirs Memorial Cup XC

On behalf of myself, vice-chairperson Stacey Hinfey, the Acorn Committee and the Acorn members thank you to everyone who supported our event today.The wind blew,the heavens opened at times, there was mud but a wee man would have said...

Success at Gosford, NI & Ulster Intermediate and Masters Cross Country

From athletics NI. Photography by Bob Given. Athletes from across NI & Ulster took to Gosford Forest Park on Saturday 25th January 2020 for the NI & Ulster Intermediate and Masters Cross Country.The new venue and the good conditions made for...

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...

Weekend Review The Mathieson Cup

14 January 2020 Photos Credit: Mallusk Harriers North Belfast Harriers’ Mark McKinstry was crowned the winner of the Men’s event at Sunday’s Mathieson Cup Cross Country, organised by Mallusk Harriers, while Karen Wilton (Jog Lisburn Running Club) secured 1st place in the...
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