Decathlon 10K

Reportedly there were over a 1,000 entrants for this FREE event. Yes, free and aided by a fabulous OAC Marshalling crew, whose efforts in the cold non-sheltered Holywood Exchange area was…

82nd McConnell Shield

Photo by NiRunning

With the new skippers Jill and Stephen providing clear instructions and targets from the outset of the XC season and with a bun-filled cosy gazebo on offer, who could turn…

Run Forest Run Minnowburn 5 & 10K

Both the 5K and 10K races started and finished on the fantastic state-of-the art Mary Peters Track, home of Northern Ireland Athletics on Saturday. The route covers, track, forest trail,…

Dublin Marathon

On Sunday 30th October, a record 19,500 runners took to the streets of Dublin to compete in the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Of this vast number, 11 wore the orange…

Comber Cup XC

As our most local XC event and the second race in the ANI XC league, we were hopeful for a big turnout from OAC, and we weren’t disappointed. Our minis…

Garmin Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race

Photo by Jayne Bell / NIMRA

The Garmin Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race is not for the faint-hearted. It consists of 35k of running in the Mourne Mountains to include over 3370m of accumulative height gain.…

Bobby Rea XC – Kilbroney

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and all that. When the crimson leaves begin to fall and the turf becomes a little softer underfoot it can only mean one thing…

Palma de Mallorca Marathon – 10K

The PMM offered a choice of marathon, half marathon and 10K. The OAC contingent wisely chose the latter as Sharon McFarland explained: The numbers of the Palma Marathon de Mallorca…

GR8 Dundrum Run

Saturday 8th October, 2016, saw the 7th annual GR8 Dundrum Race organised by members of Murlough AC in association with the National Trust. This has been a popular race among…

NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships 2016

Without doubt the highlight this week, and possibly in this year’s racing calendar, was the 2016 NI & Ulster Road Relay Championship held by our very own Orangegrove Athletics Club…