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Garmin Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race

Photo by Jayne Bell / NIMRA

The Garmin Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race is not for the faint-hearted. It consists of 35k of running in the Mourne Mountains to include over 3370m of accumulative height gain.…

Bobby Rea XC – Kilbroney

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and all that. When the crimson leaves begin to fall and the turf becomes a little softer underfoot it can only mean one thing…

Palma de Mallorca Marathon – 10K

The PMM offered a choice of marathon, half marathon and 10K. The OAC contingent wisely chose the latter as Sharon McFarland explained: The numbers of the Palma Marathon de Mallorca…

GR8 Dundrum Run

Saturday 8th October, 2016, saw the 7th annual GR8 Dundrum Race organised by members of Murlough AC in association with the National Trust. This has been a popular race among…

NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships 2016

Without doubt the highlight this week, and possibly in this year’s racing calendar, was the 2016 NI & Ulster Road Relay Championship held by our very own Orangegrove Athletics Club…

Laganside 10K – Club Championship Round 11

Photo by Laganside 10km

This prestigious event was round eleven of both the Novosco 10K Series and the Orangegrove AC club championship. Needless to say then that there was a lot of committed running.…

Stormont Cup 2016

Our website also declares that we: “Work together to accomplish more” – That’s our club motto and it was no more evident than on Saturday when, despite heavy rainfall at…

Giant’s Trail Race – Club Championship Round 9

Photo by Dub Runners

Friday evening brought the second running of the Giant’s Ring Trail Race, courtesy of our friends at the Dub Runners. Last year the start of this great 6 mile trail…

Dervock Half Marathon

Photo by Springwell Running Club

A fair sprinkling of Orangegrovers made their way north on Saturday morning to Dervock for the McArthur Kennedy Kane Festival of Running half marathon event, a round of the Pure…