1. Larne AC athletes brave snowy conditions

    Last weekend, Larne Athletic Club were forced to postpone their annual AES Larne Half Marathon. Although the course was clear of snow on Friday evening, the Police Service of Northern Ireland advised organisers to postpone the event because of weather conditions throughout the province.

  2. Larne AC athletes produce impressive performances

    This weekend saw Larne AC athletes compete in several events, most notably two of the country’s most popular races; the Glenariff Mountain Race in Waterfoot and Jimmy’s 10km Road Race in Downpatrick. However, the first showing of a Larne AC vest was at the Victoria Park ‘parkrun’ event in Belfast, were Paul Gaskell completed the 5km time-trial in a new personal best of 18:27. This secured an excellent 2nd place finish out of 117 competitors.

  3. Podium places for Larne AC athletes

    Larne Athletic Club athletes have been in action again this weekend, achieving podium finishes at events north and south of the border. On Saturday 9th March 2013, talented sisters, Bernadette and Trisha Campbell travelled to Ballymena for the ECOS parkrun, a weekly 5km time trial. Both are in excellent form at the moment and this showed as they battled it out for top spot in the ladies race; Bernadette got the better on this occasion, winning the race in 22:03. Trisha followed close behind, recording 22:32 to take 2nd place.

  4. Larne AC ladies take team title at Albertville 5

    This week, Larne Athletic Club celebrated the beginning of the 2013 road racing season with an impressive haul of silverware and personal bests at the Albertville 5 road race in Belfast.

    In pleasant conditions, over 120 competitors took part in the 5 mile race, hosted by Albertville Harriers; and it was James Brown who led the Larne contingent home in 27:29 (11 th place). Wayne Morrow (14th place – 27:56) and Greg Lavery (15th place – 27:59) followed close behind, with both achieving new personal bests. Craig Hutchinson celebrated his impending birthday by winning the Vet50 category in 28:25 (18th place) before Andy Guy broke the twenty nine minute barrier in 28:56 (22nd place).