March 6, 2020

Ladies 5K Podium

Sunday 1st saw the start of the 2020 Backer McKenzie Super Fives Series, at Victoria Park in East Belfast.

In bright and blustery conditions with no rain some impressive times were recorded, competitors getting their Series off to a flying start.

Congratulatuoins to the podium placements below and to everyone who took part, on behalf of Gaithouse Events.

Special mention to the guys from Keep ‘Er Lit Running Club who showed up en masse.


The next event from Gaithouse is the Compare NI Run Thru Time at the Ulster Folk Museum, Saturday 22nd August.

There will be a kids fun run / walk with medal, 5k / 10k main races and a 12 hour overnight endurance.

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Mens 5K Podium

Ladies 10K Podium


Mens 10K Podium


Back to Basics 5k, Victoria Park, 1st March 2020. Baker McKenzie Race 1
Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Club Chiptime
Mens Race
1 156 Gareth Lyons North Belfast Harriers 00:16:06
2 187 Keith Purdy Victoria & Connswater 00:16:17
3 449 Mark McAvoy North Belfast Harriers 00:16:44
Ladies Race
10 190 Alison Stocks Ballydrain Harriers 00:18:10
18 592 Lauren Madine East Down AC 00:19:01
20 673 Caitlyn Harvey Lagan Valley AC 00:19:12  



Back to Basics 10k, Victoria Park, 1st March 2020
Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Club Chiptime
Mens Race
1 690 Colm McGrath Keep ‘Er Lit 00:34:44
2 820 Thomas O’Gorman Newcastle AC 00:34:48
3 700 Andrew Neill City of Lisburn AC 00:34:58
Ladies Race
18 802 Elaine Connor Lifford Strabane AC 00:40:52
25 831 Ashleigh Murray 00:44:02
32 835 Nicola Downey N Down AC 00:49:41