Andrew Newell was first at Dungannon Park parkrun

Sperrin Harriers take the weekend by storm

The windy weather did not deter the runners of Sperrin Harriers as they finalised their preparations for the finale of the club’s Winter League, Parkanaur 10 mile on Saturday 15th February. This weekend saw a high level of participation in local Parkrun events, as well as Omagh CBS 10k. Parkrun...

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The race begins at the Drum Manor 10k

Sperrin Harriers Winter League Continues at Drum Manor

Sperrin Harriers had an action packed weekend, with the club’s own race at Drum Manor as part of the Winter League, a variety of Parkrun events, Irwin Speirs Memorial Cup XC, as well as a number of other races.   Drum Manor 10k The penultimate race in the Sperrin Harriers...

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Steven Dornan at Northern Velocity Dog Leap half marathon

Sperrin Harriers prepare for Winter League

As the next race in the club’s Winter League approaches, many club members used the weekend’s fixtures to fine tune their preparation. The fourth race in the series takes place at Drum Manor on Saturday, starting at 12 noon. As usual, Harriers were out in numbers at the local parkrun...

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Ryan Treanor on his way to second place at MUSA Parkrun

Sperrin Harriers Brave the Cold

The weekend’s running was severely impacted by the cold weather. A number of fixtures and parkruns were cancelled due to the icy conditions. However, a few events still took place. Parkruns   Parkrun volunteers are always greatly appreciated. However, the testing conditions, such as those experienced at the weekend, provides...

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llie Robinson An Creagan 5 Mile (sourced from Keep Fit Ireland)

Sperrin Harriers Winter League action continues at An Creagan

The hotly anticipated An Creagan 5 miler was held on Saturday. This was the third race in the club’s Winter League. The local parkruns also featured in the weekend’s fixtures. An Creagan 5 miler Once again, the winter weather turned up. The wind and rain provided testing conditions for this...

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Sperrin Harriers at the Loughmacrory Lough 5 Road Race

New Year’s delight for Sperrin Harriers

The runners of Sperrin Harriers started the New Year just as they finished the last, turning out in numbers at a large variety of events with many achieving personal bests and podium places. Lough 5 This New Year’s Eve 5 miler remains a firm favourite. Around 750 runners took part,...

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Andrew Newell (left) receiving his prize for 3rd overall in the 5k Brocagh Bay Boxing Day 5k and 10k

Christmas Feast of Races

The Harriers were out in force in the days following Christmas, with plenty of local races, as well as the usual Parkruns, providing plenty of choice for runners to pick from. Brocagh Bay Located on the shore of Lough Neagh, Brocagh Bay provides a picturesque backdrop to the Boxing Day...

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Sperrin Harriers Santa Run

Sperrin Harriers… ‘Twas the week before Christmas

Sperrin Harriers got into the festive spirit last week, taking part in their annual charity Santa Run on Thursday and Christmas themed Parkruns on Saturday. MUSA Parkrun Connor Martin and Ryan Treanor both produced strong performances to take 1st and 2nd respectively; and very well done to Roddy McIvor who...

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Sperrin Harriers at the Winter League Lough Fea 5k

Harriers Winter League Continues With The Lough Fea 5k

Sperrin Harriers had a busy week, the highlight of which was the second fixture in the club’s Winter League, the Lough Fea 5k Winter League Lough Fea 5k On Saturday the second race of the Winter League, the Lough Fea 5k, took place in the striking foothills of the Sperrin...

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Irwin Speirs ‘Mr Parkrun’ (4)

Sperrin Harriers pay tribute to Irwin Speirs

It was a week where Sperrin Harriers remembered and mourned the loss of Irwin Speirs, a former Harrier and founding member of the club. Few people have impacted the running scene in Mid Ulster to the extent he has, and we send our heartfelt condolences to Irwin’s family and friends,...

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Brian Taggart en route to a PB Seeley Cup 10k

Sperrin Harriers Enjoy Successful Weekend

Sperrin Harriers runners were out in force over the weekend, with a number of very strong performances and PBs achieved. Born2Run Loughgall 10k On Saturday, Stephen Lynch took on the Born2Run 10k in Loughgall Country Park. The course contained a number of significant hills and mixed terrain. Despite these challenges,...

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Harriers Awards Dinner and Parkrun Success

Sperrin Harriers celebrated a fine year with their Christmas Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, in a weekend which saw the club excel at the MUSA and Dungannon Parkruns. Sperrin Harriers Christmas Awards Dinner Sperrin Harriers held their annual Christmas Awards Dinner on Saturday night in the Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown. The...

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(left to right) Brian O’Donnell, Stephen Lynch and Richard Fox Run Forest Run Drum Manor

Sperrin Harriers Enjoy a Successful Weekend

Sperrin Harriers attended the Run Forest Run Drum Manor 5k & 10k on Saturday 16th, along with achieving podium positions at the Dungannon and MUSA Parkruns. Run Forest Run Drum Manor 5k & 10k On Saturday a field of 390 attended the Drum Manor 5k & 10k, the second event...

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Start of the Sperrin Harrier Winter League Davagh 10k

11th Sperrin Harriers Winter League Starts at Davagh

The 11th Sperrin Harriers Winter League began with the Davagh 10k on Saturday 9th, a date during which the club also attended the Drumconrath NS 5k & 10k and a variety of Parkruns. Winter League Davagh 10k The Sperrin Harriers Winter League 2019/20 commenced on Saturday with the Davagh 10k....

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Ryan Treanor won the Citypark Parkrun on his first attempt

A Varied Week of Running for Sperrin Harriers

Leading up to the start of the Sperrin Harriers Winter League this weekend the club ran at the Run Forest Run Minnowburn 5k & 10k, along with a variety of Parkruns, on Saturday 2nd, also attending the Decathlon Belfast 10k and Slieve Gullion G8:19 8M & 8k on Sunday 3rd....

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