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Belfast International meet returns for 2017

THE Belfast International Athletics meet returns for a third successive year in 2017 and will once again be held at the Mary Peters Track in South Belfast on Saturday, June 24. Leading athletics from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales will take part in the event which is being hosted by the Beechmount Harriers Athletics Club […]

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Parkrun Jim says ‘give it a go’

IT’S that time of the year again when all the shiny new running shoes are tried out and possibly last year’s running shoes that got very little use. The fluorescent lycra is donned and the gyms and roads are packed with eager runners hoping to lose that bit of extra weight that crept in over […]

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Christie expecting bumper entry for Belfast International

A NUMBER of Rio-bound athletes will fine-tune their preparations at the Belfast International meet which takes place at the Mary Peters track on Saturday, May 7. The meet is co-hosted by Beechmount Harriers, the Irish Milers Club and Athletics NI with the help of Belfast City Council. The prestigious event has succeeded in attracting a […]

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Queen’s launch 5K road race

Queen’s Sport will host its annual 5K race, in association with Powerade, on Thursday 26 April 2012, providing a perfect opportunity to prepare for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, taking place just two weeks later.

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Striders shine at Raheny 5 and Ulster cross-country

Annadale Striders continued their good start to 2012 with victory at the Raheny five mile road race on Sunday afternoon.

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A Bolt out of the blue

As three friends and I stumbled out of an up-market Brussels hostelry, in the early hours of a Saturday morning back in September, a certain Danish brewery’s well-known advertising campaign sprang to mind.

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