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East Down AC Notes For 8 August 2016

NO REASON TO GO TO RIO? Not to be outdone with the glamour of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, I too have been to two venues right here on our doorstep, in the past week, not normally mentioned when exotic hotspots are being discussed writes Joe Quinn. Copa Crossgar and…

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NI Relay Championships at Victoria Park

LAST year after the performances of the East Down runners in the NI Relay Championships I wrote:- “A superb effort all round which will surely encourage wider participation next year” writes Joe Quinn. So much for my prowess as a prophet, for in spite of the appearance of 83 teams…

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The East Down AC Notes

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE The sunkissed surroundings of Antrim Forum on Saturday were in sharp contrast to the monsoon like conditions of a week ago and the warmth of the occasion put a smile on everyone’s face and a spring in the steps of competitors and spectators alike writes Joe Quinn….

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Get Your Jimmy’s Ten Entries in Early

Already entries are arriving for this year’s Jimmy’s Ten Road race which takes place on Sunday 17 March at 11.00am in Downpatrick. The race is the main sporting  event in the St Patrick’s Festival week held In the county town every year and is one of the top races of its…

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