NI Masters’ Track and Field Championships

The Northern Ireland Masters’ Track and Field championships will take place at the Mary Peters’ Track on Saturday, with considerable Orangegrove interest. Grateful thanks to the indomitable Sharon McFarland for…

Hill and Dale Race 10: Meels

Photo by Newcastle AC

Thursday evening is traditionally Hill and Dale evening at this time of the year. This week it was race 10, the penultimate gallop of the eleven race series. Named ‘Meels’…

Lisburn Half Marathon

This year the Lisburn Half Marathon would take place over a new and possibly more forgiving route. Beginning in Warren Park the route will run west in the direction of…

Weekend Report – June 14th

First of all many congratulations to Lyndsey Pronger who currently holds three significant Orangegrove A.C. ladies club records. A presentation of medals to mark the achievement was recently made to…

Hill and Dale Race 9: Hen and Cock

You have got to hand it to Newcastle A.C. Week after week the club has mounted its Hill and Dale series races in the Mournes in almost perfect weather conditions.…

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…