McGrady Financial Services Junior XC Series 2017/2018

We are delighted to announce that McGrady Financial Services will once again sponsor the very popular Junior interclub Cross Country Series. Dates and full details for the 2017/18 Series are available by CLICKING HERE.

The first race will take place in Spring Gardens, Castlewellan Forest Park on Sunday 24th September. Registration closes at 12:45 sharp, with the first race starting at 1pm. To take part in the Series, athletes must be members of Newcastle AC, East Down AC, Burren AC, Dromore AC or 3 Ways AC.

Online Registration is NOW OPEN. Online Registration will close on Thursday 21st September at 9pm. ALL runners MUST register online. You only need to register ONCE for Series.

McGrady Financial Services Junior XC Series 2016/17 – Race 4

Results
Report by East Down AC
Photos by East Down AC
Drone Footage by Graham McCauley

The fourth race of the McGrady Financial Services Junior XC Series will take place at Delamont on Sunday 22nd January 2017. Registration will be open from 12 noon and will close at 12:45pm SHARP. To take part in the Series, athletes must be members of Newcastle AC, East Down AC, Burren AC, Dromore AC or 3 Ways AC.

Newcastle & District retain the lead in the NI Cross-Country League after 2 races of the 2016/17 Season

img-20161029-wa0000The 2nd Cross-Country League fixture of the 2016/17 season came hot on the heels of last weekend’s first fixture in Rostrevor. This week it was the longstanding Comber Cup hosted by Ballydrain Harriers at the Billy Neill Playing Fields between Comber and Dundonald. The dry weather of this autumn season continued and the course was once again immaculately presented. That doesn’t mean it was easy. It was pretty uphill or downhill on the 2km lap all the way around but underfoot it was almost firm throughout meaning that once again running spikes were not a necessity. Continue reading