Hill and Dale Race 2: Tollymore

Thursday brought the second round of the Newcastle A.C. Hill and Dales series. This week’s race was at Tollymore and it comprised a nearly five mile jaunt around the beautiful…

Weekend Report – April 19th

For a number of us the weekend started very early; on Wednesday to be precise with the Bay Road 5k road race in Londonderry. For details see a separate report.…

Bay Road 5k

When we added this race to the calendar of O.A.C. Club Championship events last Autumn we were probably not thinking too clearly. Londonderry is a far away destination for a…

Connemarathon

MOD at the Connemarathon Ultra - Picture credit: Dónal Glackin

Michael O’Donoghue has been training for the 39.3 Connemara Ultra Marathon for months now. His dedication to the cause and his rigorous training regime of high mileage runs, sometimes several…

Weekend Report

Sharon Dickenson, Jill Holland & Darren Moffett ready for the Vienna Half Marathon

The main event this weekend in which Orangegrove members were involved was probably the Titanic Quarter 10k on Sunday 12th April, 2015. This is certainly not the most interesting or…

Titanic Quarter 10K

Photo by Athletics Northern Ireland

The Titanic Quarter 10k follows a route which takes in Queen’s Road, Sydenham Road and Airport Road. A few notable landmarks are passed on the way; the new Titanic Exhibition…

Easter Weekend Report

A significant contingent of Orangegrove members made their way into the hills above Larne on Saturday morning for the NiRunning 5 mile trail race in the vicinity of Killylane Reservoir…

NiRunning 5 mile trail race

Photo by John T Glover

A significant contingent of Orangegrove members made their way into the hills above Larne on Saturday morning for the NiRunning 5 mile trail race in the vicinity of Killylane Reservoir…

Cordner’s Spar 5k

'First lady' Leann Gibson - Photo by Cordner's Spar

A number of Orangegrove runners took part in this inaugural 5k road race in the Ballybeen estate, very well organized by the Ballybeen Improvement Group and sponsored by the local…

Weekend round up – 28th March

Liz with her first place prize at 5k Rabbit Run - Photo by NiRunning

Compared to the past two weekends this particular weekend was a quiet one for OAC members, although not entirely so. The Omagh Half Marathon, coming perhaps a little too quickly…