NEWS

10.6.19

Harriers Take the Tower On Wednesday 5 June 468 runners took to the streets around Ballymena for the annual Fairhill 5 Mile. The race is very popular due to its flat and fast course. It was a double celebration for North Belfast Harriers on the night, Mark Minkinstry won the men’s race in 24:46 and …

3.6.19

The running adventures this week for Ballydrain Harriers began in Carrickfergus with the second round of the Woodburn Forest Series. Stuart McIver finished in 6th position in the 4.5 mile trail race in a time of 27:35. Debbie Matchett was 2nd female and 1st in F50 in a time of 29;49, while Amanda Jackson came …

28.6.19

Thursday 23 May saw the 6th race in the Newcastle Athletic Club’s Hill and Dale Series, Luke’s Mountain. This was a new route for the 2019 Series starting at Meelmore Lodge. Conditions were mild and dry at the start line with a threat of rain as participants lined up to take on the 2,000 feet …

21.5.19

As the spring racing season starts to pick up, the athletes from Ballydrain were spoilt for choice this week! Tuesday 14th saw the first race of the relaunched Woodburn Forest Series. This mini-series comprises 3 trail races in May and June around the Woodburn Forest near Carrickfergus. The race was a short yet challenging 3 …