• Sperrin Harriers fundraiser for the Stroke Association

    On Saturday 13th June, the members of Sperrin Harriers raised £460 for the Stroke Association. The club matched the money raised by members resulting in a total of £920. The fundraiser took the name of Stunnerz ‘n’ Hunks following the cancellation of Stunnerz ‘n’ Runnerz which was due to be...

  • Stephen Lynch ran his first marathon at Lissan House

    Sperrin Harriers Virtually Active

    There was plenty of weekend activity for Harriers with a plethora of virtual races and challenges, as well as fundraisers for local charities. For many, it was the first time in a lengthy period in which they could wear their familiar red and white club vests. Brainwaves ½ marathon Organised...

  • Sperrin Harriers take on the world (virtually)

    Virtual Race Around the World With the racing calendar bare, parkruns cancelled and club training put on hold, the runners of Sperrin Harriers have had to think big. The virtual race around the world challenge will see the club travel across the globe with the miles logged by members each...

  • Andrew Newell was first at Dungannon Park parkrun

    Quiet weekend for Sperrin Harriers

    What’s usually one of the busiest spells of running races, turned out to be extremely quiet one, with virtually all races over the St Patrick’s period either postponed or cancelled. The only fixtures that went ahead were Parkruns.   Dungannon Park Parkrun   Andrew Newell took the top spot with...

  • 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...