McGrady Financial Service Junior XC Series Presentation night

The McGrady Financial Services Junior XC Series presentation night will be held on Wednesday 27th May at 7pm in East Down AC club house, Downpatrick. All club members are invited to come along. Even if you did not complete the Series please come along as everyone contributed to team points even by running 1 race.

Location Details: http://www.eastdownac.co.uk/?page_id=311

Hill and Dale Series 2015 Race 7

Race 7 – Loughshannagh Horseshoe takes place on Thursday 28th May.

Route direction is Anti Clockwise
-Starting at Car Park above Spelga Dam at 7.30pm prompt
-Registration from 6.30pm in car park beside start line.
-Please park safely and have respect other road users as this road is a popular road.  If possible park at Car Park Beside Spelga and use the run to start as your warm up.
-First summit is Carn Mountain then in sequence, Doan, Loughshannagh, Ott and back to finish line at starting point.
- Please note there will be a Kit Inspection as this is the longest open mountain race in the series.

Pub and prize giving is now the Downshire Hotel in Hilltown, due to the Irish Open Golf Tournament being on in the Newcastle Area.

** IMPORTANT NOTICE : Any runner who knowingly competes using another athletes race number will be disqualified from the Hill and Dale Series and all future NAC organised events. This could have serious implications for runner, marshals, race organisers and other competitors. **

Online Registration is NOW CLOSED and will reopen on Friday. Please note that you only need to register ONCE for Series.

* If you did not register online, you need to download this ENTRY FORM, complete, sign and bring with you.

Hill and Dale Series 2015 Race 6

Race 6 Results

Race 6 – Rocky takes place on Thursday 21st May.

– Route direction is Clockwise
-Starting at Leitrim Lodge at 7.30pm prompt
-Registration from 6.30pm in Leitrim Lodge car park
-Please park safely and have respect for residents and other road users as this road is    narrow before and after car park.
-First summit is Rocky Mountain then in sequence, Tournamrock, Pearses Castle, Altnataggart and back to finish line at Leitrim Lodge.
-Pub and prize giving is in Downshire Hotel in Hilltown on the square.

** IMPORTANT NOTICE : Any runner who knowingly competes using another athletes race number will be disqualified from the Hill and Dale Series and all future NAC organised events. This could have serious implications for runner, marshals, race organisers and other competitors. **

Online Registration is NOW CLOSED and will reopen on Friday. Please note that you only need to register ONCE for Series.

* If you did not register online, you need to download this ENTRY FORM, complete, sign and bring with you.

Les Jones 10K 2015

Teer and O’Flaherty dominate Les Jones 10K
Roady McTarmack reports from a wet and Windy Belfast!
Brendan Teer of East Down AC retained his Les Jones 10K title in considerable style at a wet and windy Mary Peter’s Track on Friday 15th May.  Newcastle’s David O’Flaherty, a former winner also, ran a very strong race in testing conditions to record an impressive 34.05, his third fastest time over the 6.2 mile distance.  Continue reading