County Antrim Harriers race through bank holiday weekend

County Antrim Harriers took to the roads and hills over the bank holiday weekend for some racing.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 10:30 am

Eighteen Harriers took part in the Virtual Belfast Half Marathon, running solo or in small groups along their own pre-selected routes, supported by family and friends, and all finishing with smiles.

Special mention goes to Linda McComb, Phyllis McCrea and Gail Hanna, on their distance debuts, motivated to keep training during the cold winter nights by fellow club member Jane McCammon. Well done all.

Then on Sunday (May 2) Claire Oliphant, Sean Pagel, Louise Smart, and Glenn Smart headed for the hills above Carrickfergus to run the multi-terrain, self-navigated Big Bang Marathon hosted by We Run Wild NI.

County Antrim Harrier Virtual Belfast Half Marathon distance debutants - Jane McCammon, Gail Hanna, Phyllis McCrea and Linda McComb

The route was challenging, the views were magnificent, and the well-prepared Harriers ran strongly and enjoyed their day out.

County Antrim Harrier, Graeme O’Hara completes his Virtual Belfast Half Marathon
County Antrim Harrier, Jennifer Moore, completes her Virtual Belfast Half Marathon
County Antrim Harrier, Johnny Loughead, celebrates completing his Virtual Belfast Half Marathon
County Antrim Harriers at the end of the Big Bang Marathon