Weekend Report – May 18th

I have the honour of writing this week’s race report. Fear not, this is just a temporary arrangement and normal service will resume next week. Brian Todd is merely in…

Hill and Dale Race 5: Slieve Donard

Photo by Ryan McDonald Photography

Two intrepid OG’s headed to Newcastle for Saturday’s Hill & Dale number 5 – Michael O’Donoghue and Robin Montgomery. Donard is the toughest of the H&D series with a route…

Les Jones Memorial 10k

215 runners participated in this year’s Les Jones Memorial 10k on Friday evening. The course which starts and finishes on the Mary Peters Track, encompasses the towpath and includes an…

EAH Forest Series Race 1: Woodburn

If you went down to Woodburn Forest last Tuesday you would have seen a strong showing of OAC vests amongst the 195 runners in the first of East Antrim Harriers’…

Victoria Shield 2015

Sunday brought a little local diversion, the running of the Victoria Shield handicap race at headquarters, Victoria Park itself; where else! Basically this is a handicap 5k race on the…

Weekend Report – May 9th

After the razzmatazz and excitement of last week, this was, for many of us, thank goodness, a quieter weekend. Hill and Dale continued on Thursday evening and, of course, Victoria…

Cameron’s P.A.N.D.A.S 10K Run

A number of Orangegrove runners made their way up to Greenisland on Saturday morning, in the shadows of Carnmoney Hill, to take part in the very worthy P.A.N.D.A.S 10k run…

Hill and Dale Race 4: Slieve Binnian

Hill and Dale this week was short but very sharp. Runners gathered on the Head Road above Annalong and, on the gun, over two hundred of us launched a full…

Belfast City Marathon

Of course the big event this weekend, on Bank Holiday Monday, will be the Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon and for a number of Orangegrove members who have braved…

Bank Holiday Weekend Report

Martin O’Brien at the Bishopscourt Duathlon

Before the business of the weekend, an omission to report from last weekend. In recent weeks a number of Orangegrove members have become interested in duathlon, combining their interest in…