• Connor Martin competing at Bohermeen Half Marathon

    Harriers Spring into Action

    The runners of Sperrin Harriers took part in multiple races over the weekend across the province and beyond. Results included a plethora of Personal Bests and podium places across Saturday and Sunday. Carlingford Half Marathon Raymond Thom took on Carlingford Half Marathon. This event for large parts runs parallel to...

  • Mark Reid (Race director) and Maureen Mallon (chairperson) celebrate winning the best 5 mile event

    Spirit of Running Triumph for Sperrin Harriers

    At the inaugural Spirit of Running Awards, the Stanley Reid 5 Mile Memorial Race emerged victorious as the winner of the Best 5 Mile Race. In other action over the weekend, several Harriers achieved personal bests across parkrun events. On Sunday, Brian and Joanne Taggart rounded off a winning weekend...

  • Maureen Mallon at MUSA parkrun

    Sperrin Harriers undeterred by bad weather

    A quiet week of running fixtures coupled with yet more bad weather saw a relatively quiet weekend for the runners of Sperrin Harriers. Nevertheless, Harriers turned out with undiminished enthusiasm at local Parkruns. MUSA Cookstown First and foremost, the volunteers at all Parkrun events must be acknowledged for their commitment...

  • Toirleach Gourley Winter League Parkanaur 10M (sourced from Keep Fit Ireland)

    Sperrin Harriers Winter League Grand Finale

    The Winter League once again lived up to its name. However, Storm Dennis was no match for the runners and volunteers that took on Parkanaur 10 Mile, the finale of the Winter League. There was also action at Armagh International Road Races and MUSA parkrun. Parkanaur 10 Mile The fifth...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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,...