NEWS

12.8.19

On Wednesday 7 August North Down Athletics Club hosted their annual 5k trail run in the ground of Crawfordsburn Country Park. 229 runners took on the undulating course which encompassed both the woodland and costal path of the Park. Luke Dinsmore (Springwell Runing Club) was the overall winner in 17:06. Six Harriers were running with …

5.8.19

Ballydrain Race A Busy Racing Fortnight! On Friday 26th July, the annual 6 mile Giant’s Trail Race took place. It was a warm but thankfully dry evening for this popular event which is hosted by Dub Runners and as in previous years, it was sold out before the evening. The route is a challenging one …

8.7.19

The 4th of July is synonymous with celebrations, barbeques and firework across the USA. At Ballydrain Harriers we like to celebrate Independence Day a little differently. On this warm summer’s day 6 adventurers headed northwards from Comber to Jordanstown to take part in the East Antrim Marathon Series Independence Day 6-hour Challenge. The object of …

1.7.19

Friday 28 June saw the return of the Ards half marathon which started at the new Blair Mayne Leisure Complex in the centre of the town. Conditions for the 448 runners taking part were tough on the night with sunny, warm weather to contend with as well as the hilly route. Neil Weir (Willowfield Harriers) …