Weekend Report – July 12th

First of all, grateful thanks to Rodney Corrigan for the last two reports during my period of absence. I hope to keep writing until the end of the year when,…

Great Rossa Run

The OAC contingent at the Great Rossa Run

Some marched on the 12th July. Others ran! There was a significant Orangegrove presence on the western banks of Lough Neagh at Ardboe, Co. Tyrone, for The Great Rossa Run.…

Greyabbey 10k

Even on a busy Friday evening the journey to Greyabbey is an enjoyable one. Superb views across Strangford Lough on the one side and, on the other, the rustic gray…

North Down AC T&F meeting

A considerable number of Orangegrove runners gathered at Bangor Sportsplex on a dull and humid Tuesday evening to take part in the North Down AC track and field meeting, the…

Weekend Report – July 5th

Before I quickly run (pun intended) through what OAC members got up to last week and before Brian posts his report covering the club’s more recent adventures I have to…

Comber Potato 10K

Today saw 237 runners descend on Comber for the inaugural Mash Direct Comber Potato Run 10k – organised by Ballydrain Harriers. The race took in part of the tough Ards Half…

Weekend Report – June 28th

This week’s report is entitled: Better late than never. I am standing in for Orangegrove’s regular scribe Brian Todd for two editions so bear with me. The following report is…

Weekend Report – June 21st

Prior to the weekend, the Lisburn Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run were well supported by Orangegrove runners, with no fewer than twenty-three members taking part in the various events.…

NI Masters’ Track and Field Championships

The Northern Ireland Masters’ Track and Field championships will take place at the Mary Peters’ Track on Saturday, with considerable Orangegrove interest. Grateful thanks to the indomitable Sharon McFarland for…

Hill and Dale Race 10: Meels

Photo by Newcastle AC

Thursday evening is traditionally Hill and Dale evening at this time of the year. This week it was race 10, the penultimate gallop of the eleven race series. Named ‘Meels’…