• Harriers Take Top Spots At The Great Rossa Run

    Rochdale 10k On Tuesday 4th the Rochdale 10k took place in the eponymous town in Greater Manchester. 280 runners attended the undulating 10K course, which started in Springfield Park, progressed through Bamford, past Queens Park, through Heywood, and back to Springfield Park. Congratulations to Kevin Heenan who completed with a

  • Harriers Run Round The Bridges

    Jude Gallagher Memorial – Round the Bridges 10 Mile Race On Thursday 29th almost 650 athletes took on the annual Jude Gallagher Memorial ‘Round the Bridges’ 10 mile road race in Limavady, an event hosted by Springwell Running Club. Conditions involved a degree of rain, while the course itself was

  • Harriers Enjoy An Event Packed Week

    Lisburn Half Marathon and 10k In the third year of its ‘Flat and Fast’ revised route, the Lisburn Coca-Cola HBC Half Marathon, 10K Road and Fun Run took place on Wednesday 21st, and incorporated the NI and Ulster Half Marathon Championships. Thousands turned out on the day, with almost 1,300

  • Another Busy Week For Sperrin Harriers

    Birthday Honour For Joe Curry Many congratulations to Sperrin Harrier Joe Curry who received a British Empire Medal (BEM) award in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. This was given in recognition of the huge contribution he has made by running for various charities, raising more than £50,000 since 1995; including a

  • Stunning Week For Sperrin Harriers

    Craigavon Lakes 10k and 5k On Wednesday 7th athletes from across Northern Ireland descended on Craigavon for the annual Craigavon Lakes 10k and 5k races. The 10k distance saw competitors run two laps of the fast route, while the 5k consisted of a single lap. In the 10k Brian Taggart

  • Harriers Take On The Walled City Marathon

    Tattyreagh 5 mile Road Race On the evening of Friday 2nd, the seventh Annual Tattyreagh 5 mile Road Race and 5k Fun Run took place close to the village of Seskinore, near Omagh, County Tyrone. The course provided some testing hills and a scenic view of the tranquil countryside, with

  • A Busy Week For The Harriers

    Maghera 10k and 5k On the evening of Tuesday 23rd this road race, organised by the Mid Ulster District Council, looped around the town of Maghera, ultimately finishing at the Maghera Leisure Centre. 312 runners were in attendance, with Brian Taggart the first Harrier at the finish in 36:31, taking

  • Harriers Run Throughout The Week

    Wilkie’s 5 Mile Classic On Thursday 18th Foyle Valley AC hosted their annual Wilkie’s 5 mile road race, held in memory of the club’s late colleague Colm Wilkinson. The event took place in the evening, attracting some high profile names to a course which followed the flat and scenic cycle

  • Harriers Run Both North and South

    Roe Valley Sprint Triathlon On Saturday 13th the Triangle Triathlon Club hosted their annual flagship event, the Roe Valley Sprint Triathlon, which was held at the Roe Valley Leisure Centre in Limavady. Many congratulations go to Harrier Gavin Corey who took a tremendous second place overall in 1:00:41, which, excluding

  • Harriers On Winning Form At The Weekend

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2017 On Bank Holiday Monday tens of thousands of runners and spectators took to the streets of Northern Ireland’s capital city for the 36th annual running of the Belfast City Marathon. The route which started alongside Belfast City Hall and finished at Ormeau Park was

  • Harriers Run Rampage At The Weekend

    Laghey P.S. 10k and 5k This 10k and 5k event took place on a windy Saturday 29th in Killyman, County Tyrone; the longer course starting and finishing at the grounds of Killyman GFC. Proceeds were dedicated to the local Laghey Primary School. Sperrin Harriers Jason O’Neill, Kieran Campbell and Barry

  • Harriers Run In London and Throughout Ireland

    Springhill Runners 5k On Friday 21st Springhill Runners hosted their first event, an evening 5k run , walk or jog, held in Moneymore and dedicated to the provision of a new Sensory Room at Magherafelt Adult Day Centre. Amongst the many participants and clubs supporting the event were Sperrin Harriers

  • Harriers On The Podium At Easter

    Ballymena Belles 5 mile Road Race On Tuesday 11th a field of 335, drawn from across the province, attended the 4th annual Ballymena Belles 5 mile road race in Ballymena, County Antrim. This was a ladies only event, organised by Ballymena Runners, which took place in dry and blustery conditions.

  • A Titanic Week for Sperrin Harriers

    Littleborough 5k Series The first event in this three race series took place on Wednesday 5th, and was held in the village of Littleborough, within the borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester. A largely flat course began at the Littleborough centre, ran parallel to Hollingworth Lake, and concluded with a downhill

  • Harriers Excel During A Varied Week Of Running

    Queen’s 5k ‘Race Round the River’ Wednesday 29th March saw this highly regarded 5k take place around the river Lagan in Belfast, an event granted NI and Ulster Championship status. The flat and fast course started on the Annadale Embankment, and consisted of two and three quarter laps, ultimately concluding