The Bobby Rea Memorial Cross Country race on Satyrday was the 2nd round of this year’s Cross Country League and attracted almost 130 athletes as interest in cross country running grows. Held this year in the UUJ Campus the course was firm, flat and bathed in Continue reading
The Club has received the following message from Physio Plus offering a free presentation evening. I would appreciate you expressing your interest in the event and your chosen evening by commenting through Facebook or emailing through the contact form. The most popular will determine the presentation evening.
Monday evening on the 17th Nov, 1st Dec and 19th Jan or
Wednesday evening the 12th, or 19th Nov, 10th Dec or 14th & 21st Jan
MMcDowell Continue reading
It was all change at the head of the field on Saturday when in the absence of Brendan Teer, three times winner, the Dundrum Gr8 Race had its 5th outing. Over 700 runners of all abilities took to the roads, walkways, beach and boardwalks around the village and the Murlough Nature reserve to take on what is undoubtedly a unique event but which in spite of its scenic beauty is a deceptively difficult proposition. Continue reading
The next fixture in the XC League, the Bobby Rea Memorial, takes place this coming Saturday at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown.
The Senior/Masters Men’s race is 8 km in distance and the provisional start time is 3:10 p.m.
The Senior/Masters Women’s race is 5 km in distance and the provisional start time is 2:40 p.m.
If you are interested in running please let the following people know ASAP:
- Ladies Captain => Tracey McDowell (PM Facebook or email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Men’s Captain => Paul Burns (email email@example.com) or
- Any coach to put your name forward.
It had been 6 years until last February since I last reported on the Comber Cup yet on Saturday past, barely 6 months down the line, it was Comber Cup day again! This came about because the event had been allocated its original October slot courtesy of the Cross Country League fixtures scheduling. Continue reading
East Down fielded 5 teams in Saturday’s Relay Championships and in spite of several cry offs and the non-availability of several of their top runners, all the teams performed creditably well, one in the Senior Open, two in the Master’s and two in the Ladies masters categories. Neil McCartan, Brendan Teer, Paul Burns and Michael Cultra made up the quartet in the Men’s Open race which was a hotly contested event. Continue reading
On Saturday morning it was off to Bangor for the Aurora 10K, with registration in the new Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex. What a facility that is!! But it was to Castle Park for the start of the road race that almost 700 pairs of feet were heading for the 11.00am start in ideal running conditions. Continue reading