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…

Weekend Report – September 27th

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A fair bit of activity was compressed into last weekend. With the sun shining across Northern Ireland Saturday was a fantastic day to be out an about whatever the reason.…

OAC has been awarded Belfast Clubmark Silver status

Delighted to report that OAC has been awarded Belfast Clubmark Silver status! This recognises the quality of training provided to OAC minis and juniors. Well done to everyone who has…

Asics Belfast City Half Marathon

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The main running event this weekend was undoubtedly the Asics Belfast City Half Marathon on Sunday morning, beginning at Ormeau Park at 9am. Not only was it a main event…

Weekend Report – September 13th

Photo by Dennis Nash

Not a lot was happening midweek this week, but there was plenty to keep most of us busy at the weekend with the Ards Lions 5 mile race on Friday…