NBH Race Report, 16th – 22nd Jan 2023

  A quieter week for racing as the ice and snow forced the cancellation of many events. .   Fri 20th Jan 2023: 100k Anglo Celtic Plate Team Selection 2023. The Anglo Celtic Plate Ultra-Distance Association was formed in February 2021 and is affiliated to Welsh Athletics. It aims to support  ultra-distance running athletes to represent their National Federation in the Anglo Celtic Plate 100K International Team and Individual Race or any other ultra-race between England and the Celtic Countries. The Association …

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North Belfast Harriers Junior Report 15th-22nd January 2023

Winter came to say “brrrrrr” this week but not even the snow, ice and cancelled training could hold the juniors back for long. Swapping sleds and mittens, a hardy crew of Harriers bravely took on a number of park runs this weekend. First up was the Waterworks 5km. The course was runnable in most parts and fit for skates in others. Stewards were well posted throughout the course and helped guide the runners through in some seriously impressive times. Well done everyone …

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NBH Race Report 9-15 January 2023

Cross country at Mallusk, Tollymore trails, indoors jumps and throws at UUJ and the Irish National Junior and U23 Indoor Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Dublin were all on the agenda this week. National Junior and U23 Indoor Championships (Sat 14 Jan) Congratulations to Róise Roberts who set a new club record of 4:45.21 in the heats of the Junior Women’s 1500m at the Irish Junior Championships. The performance also earned her an U20 silver medal. UUJ Jumps and Throws …

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North Belfast Harriers Junior Report 15th Jan 2023

Mallusk Cross Country It was great to see the kids back at it after a Christmas break. Coaches and kids looked refreshed and raring to go. The Mallusk course had a mix of firm ground, muddy puddles, uphills and flat elements and for once the weather was kind as we all know Mallusk has a climate somewhat similar to the Antarctic. Thanks to Seamus, Lyle and Davey for setting up the tent and having the numbers and pins ready. First up was …

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North Belfast Harriers Race Report 2nd- 8th January 2023

North Belfast Harriers Race Report 2nd-8th January 2023  Podium Finishes for North Belfast Harriers in the Men’s Race, at the Derry Cross Country, Saturday 7th January   Conal McCambridge claimed a podium spot with a second place finish, as North Belfast Harriers also came second in the Male Team Race, missing first place by the narrowest margin of a single point. In addition to Conal finishing second, there were some great performances across the team, with John Black and Gavin McCaffery also in the top ten, …

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NBH Race Report 26th December 2022 – 1st January 2023

Despite the holidays it was a busy week race wise and the harriers turned out at multiple events to run off the mince pies and selection boxes. B.A.R.F Turkey Trot – Monday 26th December This 7.5k race takes place on Slieve Meelmore, Simon Reeve completed the course in 56:14, well done Simon. CastleWellan Christmas Cracker – Tuesday 27th December This popular race requires runners to compete in pairs and to keep them on their toes the route and distance changes slightly each …

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