RED ARROWS RETURN TO NEWCASTLE
Did you see the red Arrows in Newcastle last Saturday morning? Well actually in Tollymore Forest Park to be absolutely precise? And to be consistently absolutely precise they weren’t really RED arrows, more bright ORANGE, only in case the Parades Commission read this and think someone is trying to steal a march (pardon the pun) on them I thought Continue reading
No complaints this year about the East Down turnout in Ballyclare for the Malcolm Cup League Fixture, as several regulars took to the grass again over a fast 4 mile circuit while Francis Tumelty opted for the shorter Masters race over 3 miles and followed up his Continue reading
Ideal conditions again for the Seeley Cup 10K on Saturday, similar if not better than last year so it was not unreasonable for expectations of new pbs to be high among many from the East Down club who still regard the Seeley as the Blue Riband event of the year even Continue reading
With nothing happening on the local front at the weekend interest was centred on the British and Irish Masters International Cross Country Championships in Nottingham on Saturday and the National Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Dundalk on Sunday, doubling as the official trails for Ireland’s teams at next month’s European Championships in Bulgaria. Continue reading
Aisling McCann – Year 13 – St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Downpatrick (daughter of Joe McCann, Newcastle AC) is hoping to fund raise for the charity Saphara (India).
GRIDDLE 10K AND FUN RUN
Sunday was, as usual a perfect day for the 6th running of the Griddle 10K and Fun Run which is now established as a serious test of endurance. Continue reading