Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Larne Half Marathon 2011

All of us at Larne Athletic Club would be pleased to welcome you back to this year's Larne Half Marathon which will take place on Saturday 19th March 2011 at 13:00.

More information about the race and online entry is available at http://larnehalfmarathon.com/ where we will be posting regular updates about the race.

You will also be able to keep up to date by attending the Facebook event at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=107459932625938

As well as the 13.1 Mile Road Race there is also a non-competitive 13.1 Mile Walk or a 3 Stage Relay Team event to choose from.

As a past competitor at Larne you will know that our half marathon is organized by runners for runners and features the usual ingredients:

A great scenic run along the Antrim Coast Road
Accurately measured course
Large number of marshals on the course
Water supplied in small bottles that you can carry with you
Technical T-Shirt
Ideal timing for anyone doing Belfast or London Marathon
Pre and post race massage
Sandwiches, tea and coffee for runners and spectators
Family Atmosphere
A proportion of each entry fee is donated to charity
Guaranteed great weather!
All for at a great value price!

If you can't make it this year but you liked our event please tell your running friends and perhaps we will see you some other year.

If you have any queries about the race please call me on 07802 403013 or email larnehalfmarathon@gmail.com

Brian Spence
Secretary - Larne Athletic Club

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Best Wishes to Glen Wilson

The members of County Antrim Harriers wish Glen Wilson a speedy recovery from the broken shoulder he sustained while taking part in Saturday mornings Parkrun where he slipped and fell.
Our thoughts are with you Glen and it is hoped that you will make a full recovery and will be running with the club again soon.

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Club Training Week 24th - 29th January 2011

Club Training
Training will be as normal on Monday and Wednesday meeting at the Sixmile Leisure Centre at 7pm. However there will be NO training at Ballyearl on Thursday night 27th January 2011.

Fundamental Training Session
A fundamental training session hosted by B & A will be held at the Antrim Forum Track on Thursday 27th January 6.30pm - 7.30pm for all coaches and athletes. Please text your name to Greg as soon as possible if you intend going. A good club turnout is requested.

Club Subscriptions
A reminder is given to all those who have not yet paid their Annual Club Subscription which was due in September for year 2010/11. Please pay this as soon as possible to the club Treasurer Ian McKeown or Greg.

Water Works Parkruns
The Parkruns will continue as normal on Saturday 29th January 2011 at 9.30am. As usual please text Greg before hand if you intend to run and need a lift.

Larne Half Marathon
Entries for Larne Half Marathon on Saturday 19th March 2011 are now open online.

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Club News/Training Week 10th - 15th January 2011

Club Training
Club training as normal this week Monday and Wednesday meeting in the Sixmile Leisure Centre at 7pm and 6.30pm on Thursday at Ballyearl.

Waterworks Parkruns
The Waterworks Park Runs continue on Saturday morning at 9.30am please text Greg if you are attending and require a lift.

Club Subscriptions
If you have not yet paid your Annual Club Subscription for this year, please endeavour to pay this as soon as possible to either the Club Treasurer Ian McKeown or Greg many thanks.

Club Training Plan
Remember that you can obtain a copy of the Training Plan for those working towards Larne Half Marathon from Russell by emailing him or speaking to him at the club. (for email address please see previous news item)

Club Training Plan Available

For those interested Club Coach Russell Hughes has prepared a training plan for anyone hoping to take part in Larne Half Marathon on 19th March 2011. Club members wishing to obtain a copy of the training plan may do so by emailing Russ at the address below and he will send you a copy.


Friday, 7 January 2011

Belfast Marathon May 2011

Marie Curie Cancer Care - Belfast City Marathon 2011 - Further Information

Hi All
I recently contacted your club regarding the Belfast City Marathon with a view to your website visitors joining the Marie Curie team in participating in the event this year. Following on from that I have attached a copy of our latest advertisement in PDF format to accompany the information you have posted to your website on our behalf and hopefully you can use this information to enhance or further promote our appeal to those interested in joining our Daffodil team! Please follow the link below to view


I greatly appreciate your help and thank you once again.

Kind regards
Oisín Billings

Regional Admin Assistant - Belfast , N. Ireland
Tel. No. 02890 882060
email: oisin.billings@mariecurie.org.uk

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to the following club members who celebrate their birthday in January:

Irene Downey 7th January
Colin Gilmore 14th January
Elaine McKee 16th January
Claire Olliphant 19th January
Jim Hodgens 20th January

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Club News Week 3rd - 8th January 2011

Happy New Year to you all - Training as normal this week meeting at usual venues. The Parkruns continue on Saturday monrnings at 9.30am please text Greg if you intend to take part.

Larne Half Marathon: Saturday 19th March 2011 - Russell has prepared a training schedule for this and for all those intending to run.

Club Fees: If you have not yet paid your annual club fees as set at the AGM in September please pay these as soon as possible to the club Treasurer Ian McKeown or Greg, as Athlete Registration and Insurance is now due.