EAH Forest Series Race 3: Ballyboley Forest

Tuesday evening was warm, sunny and crystal clear; ideal conditions for the third round of the East Antrim Harriers’ trail race series. What a lovely little series this is! It…

Weekend Report – June 7th

We all get a little flutter in the heart on Saturday mornings when we awake to the prospect of parkrun within the hour. However, in the unlikely event of that…

Mourne Way Marathon races

While the orange vest was circulating the Mary Peters Track, it was also running the trails and mountain paths of the Mournes in the vicinity of Kilbroney Park and well…

Hill and Dale Race 8: Millstone

There has been a lot of bluster about Hill and Dale recently but the real thing happened in Newcastle on Thursday evening, June 4th. This week was the eighth round…

Weekend Report – May 31st

Like most previous weekends this one started early for some; on Tuesday to be exact, up in Tardree Forest not too far from Parkgate in Co. Antrim. Orangegrove A.C. was…

Belfast One World Run

Undoubtedly the main event of the weekend for many Orangegrove members will be the Belfast One World 10k run at Ormeau Park, a kind of Seeley Cup in reverse. For…

Hill and Dale Race 7: Loughshannagh

For various reasons there was a slightly smaller than usual turnout on Thursday evening for the seventh race in the Hill and Dale series. This week the race was termed…

EAH Forest Series Race 2: Tardree Forest

Photo by Billy Mol

Like most previous weekends this one started early for some; on Tuesday to be exact, up in Tardree Forest not too far from Parkgate in Co. Antrim. Orangegrove A.C. was…

Weekend Report – May 24th

First of all my grateful thanks to Rodney Corrigan for carrying out so well last week’s scribing duties during my absence in the sun. For a time I considered that…

Newry City Marathon

Photo by Denise McCabe

Probably the main event on Sunday 24th May was the Newry City Marathon sponsored by Newry City Credit Union, Ltd. However, there were half marathon and 10k events and various…