• 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,...

  • 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...

  • (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...

  • 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....

  • 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....

  • Some of the Sperrin Harriers who ran at the KBC Dublin Marathon 2019

    Harriers Take On The Dublin Marathon

    In the lead up to Halloween Sperrin Harriers ran the Spooktacular 5K on Friday, took top places across a variety of Parkruns on Saturday, and turned out in force to achieve a raft of personal bests at the 40th Dublin Marathon on Sunday. Spooktacular 5K The annual Spooktacular 5K took...

  • Paul McLaughlin leading the Harriers to take 2nd M50 Fergals 10 Miler

    Harrier Success at Fergal’s 10 Miler

    On Saturday Sperrin Harriers turned out in numbers for Fergal’s 10 Miler, also taking podium places at the Dungannon and Cookstown Parkruns. Fergal’s 10 Miler Fergal’s 10 Miler was held on Saturday 19th, located in the starkly beautiful countryside of the Davagh Forest region outside Cookstown. Always a much anticipated...

  • Stephen Lynch and Shane Curtis at the Kells and Connor Half Marathon

    Sperrin Harriers Run at Home and Abroad

    In a week during which members took part in events both locally and internationally the club attended the Kells and Connor Half Marathon on Saturday, also producing noteworthy performances at a variety of Parkruns. On Sunday Harriers attended the sun kissed Palma de Mallorca Marathon, and somewhat less Mediterranean Saintfield...

  • Harrier Joanne Taggart en route to finishing as 2nd female at the DUNE Half Marathon

    Harrier Success at the DUNE

    On Sunday Sperrin Harriers took to the podium at the DUNE Half Marathon, along with running the Craigavon Lakes 3 Quarter Marathon as part of their training. The club also enjoyed top positions at the MUSA Parkrun. DUNE Half Marathon A field of over 450 attended the DUNE Half Marathon...