Flawless Fiachna at Fab Five

Report by Siobhán Grant

On Thursday evening, the track and field Newcastle AC junior squad headed for South Belfast again for the Lagan Valley AC Fab 5 event. This was meet number three of five in the series and the club had already celebrated great success in the previous meets. However, as the sun yet again shone down upon Mary Peters Track, the Juniors brought their A game and were ready to make themselves the competitors to beat.

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Pruzina & Wilson are Donard Race Champions for 2023

The 78th annual Slieve Donard Race took place on Saturday from its relatively new base at the top end of Donard Demesne in Newcastle, County Down. The early morning fog which had rolled in off the Irish Sea overnight had been reluctant to clear and some runners were suddenly wishing they had learned how to use a compass as the notorious line from the summit of the mountain to the Quarry is very difficult to find in limited visibility. However, just on time, the skies cleared, a beautiful summer’s day emerged providing excellent visibility for the runners.

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