Great Rossa Run and Launch of Stanley Reid 5m Classic

The Great Rossa Run in Ardboe was the highlight of the Harriers weekend on Sunday.  At the end of the week the club was delighted to launch the 18th year of the Stanley Reid 5 mile classic.

Great Rossa Run

With over 50 members racing in the 5k, 10k and half marathon distances.
With very warm weather and tough hilly routes the team did the club proud and the organisation and hospitality from the hosts was second to none.


Fred Devlin 18.13
Jason O’Neill 19.57 Pb
Doc Martin 21.22
Paula Glasgow 22.04 Pb (3rd lady)
Kay Devlin 22.10
Karen Devlin 22.11 Pb (1st F40)
Hannah Glasgow 22.43 Pb
Ellen Glasgow 22.46 Pb
Russell Bell 22.53
Gergo Poloskei 23.59
Dearbhla Glackin 25.19
Ellie Robinson 25.27
Stephanie Henry 27.08
Shea Conway 38.33.


Brian Bradley 40.33
Luke O’Neill 43.02
Joanne Taggart 43.30 Pb (3rd lady)
Robert Newell 43.48
Peter Mitchell 47.46
Tony O’neill 47.46
Nicola Gillespie 49.54
Jane Thom 51.28
Grainne O’Hagan 51.49
Joanne Corey 54.16
Louise Kelly 54.29
Lisa Fitzpatrick 55.31
Barry O’Neill 56.32
Gillian Robinson 56.39
Joyce McMullan 1.02.22
Melissa Glasgow 1.02.49
Briege McCann 1.03.47
Deirdre Conway 1.05.00
Carmel Fuller 1.11.52
Bernie Sonner 1.11.52
Theresa O’Hare 1.22.00.

Half Marathon:

Brian Taggart 1.15.46 (1st M40)
Brendan Gildernew 1.24.57
Paul McLauglin 1.26.28
Raymie Thom 1.34.38
Paul O’Gara 1.38.06
Gavin O’Hagan 1.39.45
Richard Fox 1.40.05
Cheryl Cardwell 1.42.37
Damien Coey 1.46.47
Patsy Hughes 1.48.10
Martin Kolbohm 1.48.44 Pb
Niall Devlin 1.49.06
Martin Donaghy 1.51.07
Declan Morrison 1.54.38
Norman Fuller 1.58.39
Kevin Heenan 1.58.51
Damien Atkinson 2.09.36 (1st Half).

Joe Duffy BMW Clontarf Half Marathon

Elsewhere, On Saturday Connor Martin had a fantastic personal best 1.21.08 at The Joe Duffy BMW Clontarf Half Marathon.
David O’Brien ran a great 41.10 at the super tough Glenarm 5 miler.
Andrew Newell, currently on holidays took 1st place (18.13) at the Whitfords Nodes Parkrun, Perth, Australia.

The local parkrun results:

Musa, Cookstown:

Mark Reid 18.57 (2nd)
Team Oliver 22.00 PB
Catherine Farley 23.51
Patsy Hughes 23.52
Roddy McIvor 25.18
Jason O’Neill 25.41
Dearbhla Glackin 25.56
Joanne Corey 25.58 (26 minute pacer)
Joanne Taggart 26.08
Fiona Atkinson 26.26
Robert Johnston 27.43
Joyce McMullan 30.06
Hannah Glasgow 31.56
Ellen Glasgow 31.37
Ellie Robinson 31.57
Gillian Robinson 55.32 (Tailwalker)

Dungannon Park:

Martin Donaghy 26.57.

Stanley Reid Race Launched

On Thursday The Harriers launched their Stanley Reid Memorial 5 Mile Classic.
Now in its 18th year the Stanley Reid Memorial 5 Mile Classic takes place on Friday 2nd August, from Loughry Campus Cookstown, at 7.30 pm.
It is dedicated to the memory of Stanley Reid, a fine runner in his own right who organised the first 5 mile classic in 2002. He was also instrumental in the formation of Cookstown Harriers, later to become Sperrin Harriers.

Many thanks to our main sponsor, Henry Brothers (Magherafelt) Ltd, for helping to make this event possible.

This year’s chosen charity is Mid Ulster Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Please note that a light weight technical running T-Shirt is available for the first 250 entries.
Race entry is £11 for affiliated runners, and £13 for those unaffiliated. Entry is available on the night and will be £13 for affiliated runners, and £15 for unaffiliated entrants. The minimum age for participants is 15.
For a more relaxed evening there is the ‘Family Mile Fun Run/Walk’. This event takes place at 6.45 pm within the confines of Loughry Campus, away from any traffic. It is suitable for all the family, both young and old, and in keeping with the fun aspect no times or placings will be recorded. There is no age limit and all fun run finishers will receive a medal. Entry for this event is £5, and registration takes place on the night.
Changing facilities are available and there will be a post race buffet at the finish. Prizes are to be awarded for all categories.