Virgin Money London Marathon

Of course the big event this weekend is the Virgin Money London Marathon and for more than a dozen members of Orangegrove amongst the 37,000 overall, it will be the…

Weekend Report – April 26th

The week began early for some of Orangegrove’s speedier athletes; on Tuesday to be precise. Four members made their way to the track at Bangor Sportsplex for the  . In…

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…