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Weekend Report – February 14th

Roses are red, violets are blue, Nothing I love better, than a good running shoe. Yes, Sunday is Valentine’s Day and various Orangegrovers have been spreading the love throughout the week…

Weekend Report – February 7th

When OAC’s most highly esteemed scribe, Brian Todd, suggested that I join the writing pool for the weekend report, I felt I couldn’t say no (I must be particularly susceptible…

Rollercoaster 5K – Club Championship

There will undoubtedly be a huge turnout from OAC at the Rollercoaster Races, due to take place on Saturday at Downpatrick Racecourse. Beginning at noon with a series of Junior…

Weekend Report – January 31st

Yes, it is me again and glad to be back as one of the writing pool! Dismal January is usually far from dismal on the running front and this weekend…

Weekend Report – January 24th

Was hoping this report would be like me, short and to the point, but as the week went on I discovered just how many events our athletes were participating in.…

Victoria parkrun #249 – Club Championship

This was always going to be busy! The first event in the OAC club championship and an inter club competition with our friends from Acorns AC. Nearly 300 runners took…

Weekend Report – January 17th

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IAAF Antrim International Cross Country, Run Forest Run Series – Mount Stewart 10k, Hong Kong Half Marathon and Parkrun IAAF Antrim International Cross Country Undoubtedly the main event of the weekend on the…

IAAF Antrim International Cross Country

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Undoubtedly the main event of the weekend on the local scene was the Antrim International Cross Country, staged again at the Greenmount agricultural college. One of only twelve international cross…

Run Forest Run – Mount Stewart 10k

The Run Forest Run series is an ever expanding selection of mostly trail runs which the organisers, Born To Run Events, like to describe as ‘great races in great places’.…

Weekend Report – January 10th

First of all, on behalf of the club, I would like to convey our thanks to our esteemed colleague Brian Todd for his super report-writing in 2015 which kept us…