NEWS

15.4.19

Belfast, Boston, Castlewellan, Dublin, Paris and Warsaw – it has been a very busy week for the Ballydrain Harriers! The racing kicked off on Thursday 11 April with the first of the Hill and Dale Race Series 2019 at Castlewellan.  The Series is organised by Newcastle AC and there is a total of 10 races …

8.4.19

On Wednesday 3 April, despite the damp, cold weather, over 800 athletes took part in the Deep RiverRock Queens 5k Race Around the River.  The race was the 5k NI & Ulster Championship event, ensuring some quality performances.  Springwell Running Club’s Neil Johnston won the race in a time of 14:51, securing the NI & Ulster title for the second …

1.4.19

Misty Conditions over Donard/Commedagh for Ballydrain Four After a couple of years of being excluded in the NIMRA Championship Series the Donard Commedagh 10.9k race returned with a vengeance. The race started at sea level in Donard Park, with the main climb to the summit of Slieve Donard followed by Cairn then Slieve Commedagh. Conditions …

25.3.19

Harrier’s Winter Training Paying Off  The Larne Half marathon, hosted by Larne Athletics Club, took place on Saturday 23 March. It is a very popular race on the racing calendar thanks to the stunning route, as the course takes runners along a scenic coastal path. The race started at the Larne Leisure Centre and looped …