81st McConnell Shield XC

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The cross country circus moved to Ballyclare this weekend and with it a host of athletes wearing orange vests, young, old and very old. This was the third round of…

Weekend Report – November 1st

This is the spooky season and there were a number of Hallowe’en themed runs around the place, such as the East Coast Monster Dash 5k at Carnfunnock on the Antrim…

Weekend Report – October 25th

The Club weekend was dominated by one major event, the Bobby Rea Cross Country races at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown. At least one member ran in the Oktoberfest…

Stormont Cup 2015

A group of bleary eyed Orangegrovers gathered at the gates of the Stormont estate at 10am on Sunday morning for the running of the annual Stormont Cup, a Club handicap…

Weekend Report – October 18th

This weekend was dominated by two main events, the GR8 (Great!) Dundrum Run and the Northern Ireland Masters’ Athletics Association cross country race at the Dub, Queen’s University, Belfast; two…

GR8 Dundrum Run

The GR8 Dundrum Run (‘Not Your Average Road Race’) is a great favourite with many. This was the 6th running of the GR8. This event has a little bit of…

Weekend Report – October 11th

The nights are drawing in, the temperatures are dropping and there are already swathes of crimson leaves on the ground. So, it must be time for cross country and so…

Comber Cup

Traditionally the Comber Cup kicks off the cross country season. The races are run by Ballydrain Harriers at the magnificent Billy Neill football grounds on the Comber Road. Although the…

Weekend Report – October 4th

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This weekend is almost completely dominated by the NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships at Victoria Park, Belfast, traditionally hosted by Orangegrove Athletics Club. However, there was also the Belfast…

NI Road Relay Championships

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Running the NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships has been a massive undertaking for Orangegrove Athletics Club. Not only is it a technically difficult event to host, but with so…