Weekly Report – May 24-29 2016

Reporting duties started early in the week and are being completed from the Singing Pub near Melmore Head with live music in the background and a day of glorious sunshine…

Weekly Report – May 16-22 2016

Ulster Schools Championships Our 3 County Down medallists travelled to the Antrim Forum on Saturday for the Ulster Schools’ Finals. Aaron McCord was 8th in the Minor Boy’s Long jump…

Weekly Report – May 9-15 2016

The temperature and the racing season is heating up and the races are starting to come thick and fast (I’ve been called thick more times than I’ve been called fast!).…

Les Jones Memorial 10k

Photo by John T Glover

Nearly three hundred athletes descended on the Mary Peters Track in Belfast for the annual Les Jones Memorial 10k, an event hosted by Athletics NI and sponsored by ChampionChip Ireland.…

Weekly Report – May 3-8 2016

Photo by Jayne Bell / NIMRA

After a recent busy period for the club (and its reporters) and the club members’ successes in London and Belfast Marathons, the days since Belfast Marathon have been a little…

Weekend Report – May 2nd

The weekend itself was a rather quiet one. However, there was the usual fare of Hill and Dale on the preceding Thursday evening and the May Bank Holiday Monday itself…

Belfast City Marathon 2016

Bank Holiday Monday in Belfast means only one thing if you are a runner, the Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon. It is not the greatest route, or the easiest,…

Action for Children

After Brian McFarland’s fantastic performance at the Victoria Shield, he decided that the entry money (£111) should go to a very worthy charity called ‘Action for Children’. This is a…

Weekend Report – April 24th

ATHLETICS NI GRADED MEETING, MARY PETERS TRACK Sprinters were in action last Tuesday night. The first race of the night was the women’s 100m and competing for OAC were Sophia…