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Weekly Report – May 9-15 2016

The temperature and the racing season is heating up and the races are starting to come thick and fast (I’ve been called thick more times than I’ve been called fast!).…

Les Jones Memorial 10k

Photo by John T Glover

Nearly three hundred athletes descended on the Mary Peters Track in Belfast for the annual Les Jones Memorial 10k, an event hosted by Athletics NI and sponsored by ChampionChip Ireland.…

Weekly Report – May 3-8 2016

Photo by Jayne Bell / NIMRA

After a recent busy period for the club (and its reporters) and the club members’ successes in London and Belfast Marathons, the days since Belfast Marathon have been a little…

Weekend Report – May 2nd

The weekend itself was a rather quiet one. However, there was the usual fare of Hill and Dale on the preceding Thursday evening and the May Bank Holiday Monday itself…

Belfast City Marathon 2016

Bank Holiday Monday in Belfast means only one thing if you are a runner, the Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon. It is not the greatest route, or the easiest,…

Weekend Report – April 24th

ATHLETICS NI GRADED MEETING, MARY PETERS TRACK Sprinters were in action last Tuesday night. The first race of the night was the women’s 100m and competing for OAC were Sophia…

Virgin Money London Marathon

“Now bid me run and I will strive for things impossible” – William Shakespeare British astronaut, Tim Peake, started the race from the International Space Station and ran a marathon…

Queen’s 5K – Club Championship

3K The perfect weather and the river setting promised a night of magnificent running and so it turned out. Stephen Orr returned to competitive running after a long spell of…

Weekend Report – April 17th

This weeks racing takes us up hill and down dale, across all kinds of terrain and even to a place far, far away. For some of us it was past…