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…

Queen’s ‘Round the River’ 5K

Liz and Thomas Leitch - Photo by NiRunning

The Queen’s University ‘Round the River’ 5k is one of those races you do because it is there and on the calendar rather than because you enjoy doing it. Well,…

Larne Half Marathon

Photo by NiRunning

The Larne Half Marathon was foremost on the minds of a considerable number of OAC members this weekend. Seriously, the Larne Half Marathon must be one of the great half…

St. Patrick’s Day weekend

L-R: Brian Todd, Verity Cornford, Garry Morrow and Kerris Hamilton took part in the DUNE half marathon

This is traditionally a very busy period. The spikes have been decommissioned for another year and the improving early spring weather usually heralds the beginning of the road racing season.…

Weekend round up – 7th March

There was a busy round of activities this weekend and Orangegrove runners were to the forefront in Belfast, in Co. Louth at Carlingford and even across the North Channel in…

Weekend round up – 28th February

Members of Orangegrove AC were scattered far and wide this weekend, both at home in Northern Ireland and further afield. Pride of place must go to two of our ‘catch…

Ben Dearg 10K

There is an old saying that it is an ‘ill wind that blows no good’. Well, there was an ill wind and it certainly didn’t blow any good for anyone…

Armagh International Road Races

Thomas Leitch (412) - Photo by John T Glover

Twenty Orangegrove athletes gathered after dark in the Cathedral City in the Orchard County for the Armagh International Road Races, the fifth round of our internal club championship. This is…

NI & Ulster Senior XC Championships – Lurgan

The Northern Ireland and Ulster Senior Cross Country Championships were held at Lurgan Park on St Valentine’s Day, 2015, where conditions were benign. However, despite the date there was little…