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…

IMC/Beechmount Harriers Track Meet

A considerable number of Orangegrove’s sprinters turned up on Saturday evening at the Mary Peters Track, Belfast, for the Irish Milers Club and Beechmount Harriers inaugural track meeting, and a…

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…