Runher Coastal Challenge

Photo by NiRunning

Friday evening bought the Belfast Telegraph sponsored Runher Coastal Challenge 5k and 10k events, centred on the North Down coastal path between Hollywood and Crawfordsburn. Basically Runher aims to celebrate…

Hill and Dale Race 6: Rocky

There are two Rocky Mountains in the Mournes, but it was the one in the vicinity of Leitrim Lodge which provided the usual small group of Orangegrove masochists with their…

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…