Duncan & McCann impress in Dromore RR 2017

July 2, 2017
The 9th edition of the annual Dromore Road Race took place on Saturday 24th June with a fantastic turnout with just under 500 entries. The event holds a competitive 10K, 5K fun run and a 5K Walk taking in the picturesque Riverside Walk. With a DJ, bouncy castle and refreshments, the popular roiad race provided a fantastic atmosphere with many families coming out to support.

Stephen Duncan (Omagh Harriers) was immediately the favourite when he entered on the morning but had a battle up until about 8K with Stephen Cassidy of Enniskillen Running Club before breaking free and taking the 2017 honours in 33.38. Cassidy was close behind in 34 minutes followed by a local up and coming athlete Conor Maguire from Dromore (Omagh Harriers). Duncan has remained unbeaten in Dromore.

Top female in the 10K was local Dromore woman Sinead McCann (Omagh Triathlon Club) who went unchallenged and led from the start crossing the line in 43.27. Anne McFarland (Dumfries Running Club) was second in 46.19 with Liz O'Brien from Dromore third in 46.34.

There was great support from Knockmany Runners with a number of athletes from the club claiming 10K category prizes.

The 5K winner was Shane McGlone of Carmen Runners in 20.01 while first female was Sorcha Mullen from Tattyreagh in 21.14 and actually finished 3rd over the line.

There was a great turnout from St. John's Business & Enterprise College as well as Dromore Walking Group.


The 10K Road Race Winners are:

1 Stephen Duncan Omagh Harriers (33.38)
2 Stephen Cassidy Enniskillen Running Club (34.00)
3 Conor Maguire Omagh Harriers (36.08)

13 Sinead McCann Omagh Triathlon Club (43.27)
27 Anne MacFarlane Dumfries Running Club (46.19)
29 Liz O'Brien Dromore (46.34)

The 5K winners are:

1 Shane McGlone Carmen Runners (20.01) 
2 Dylan Sloan Strathroy AC (20.54) 
3 Fabian O'Neill Dromore (21.37)

1 Sorcha Mullan Tattyreagh (21.14)
2 Grainne MacRory Dromore Ladies GFC (23.55)
3 Niamh Mc Carthy Carrick Aces Athletic Club (23.56)

10K Category Winners:
M35: Darren Wallace (Foyle Valley Athletics Club) ; F35: Tracey Scullion (Knockmany Runners) 
M45: Marty McDermott (Sperrin Harriers) ; F45: Dympna McGowan (Knockmany Runners)
M55: Tommy Gartland (Knockmany runners): F55: Brid McCann (Omagh Harriers)...
M65: Michael McCoy, Dromore

 

 

2017 Dromore 10K & 5K Road Race Launched

June 2, 2017

The annual Dromore Road Race is now a firm fixture in the June road racing calendar and the ninth edition takes place on Saturday 24th June (12 noon) with a 10K, 5K and 5K walk all on offer.

The event has retained its long running sponsor, McDermott’s Pharmacy, Main Street Dromore and the committee are urging all local runners to get their online entries in before the closing date of June 16th. The route takes in the picturesque ‘Riverside Walk’ with a start and finish in the centre of t...


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Dromore Road Race Report 2016

June 29, 2016

The eighth Dromore 10K and 5K Run/Walk took place on Saturday 25th June with just under 400 participants taking part over three events- the 10K, 5K Run and 5K Walk. The route takes in the picturesque ‘Riverside Walk’ with a finish through the centre of the town and was once again sponsored by McDermott’s Pharmacy Dromore.

 

The 10K was won by Martin Cox from Derry Track Clun who had a clear lead throughout and came over the line in 34.25 followed by Stephen Cassidy from Irvinestown in 35....


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Dromore 2016 Road Race Launched

June 2, 2016
he 2016 Dromore 10K and 5K Run/Walk takes place on Saturday 25th June (12 noon) in what will be the town’s eighth year at hosting this cross community event.

A new route was introduced in 2014 and the 10K has less hills to battle and both races (10K & 5K) run along the picturesque ‘Riverside Walk’ with a finish through the centre of the town. McDermott’s Pharmacy have had a successful year since their move to the Main Street and have returned for their sixth year as title sponsors of ...

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Dromore Road Race raises £2K for Charity

May 9, 2016
L -R. Liam McQuaid (Dromore 10K Committee & Chairman of Dromore 2000), Ita Mc Cullough receiving £500 for Marie Curie, Bernard Maguire, Sponsor, Bridie Duffy, Trocaire representative receiving £1000, Mary McCoy and Kate McLaughlin (Dromore 2000). Missing from the photo is Una Leonard who will receive £500 for Support 2Gether. The UK Government will double all monies donated to Trocaire this year turning our donation into £2000.


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Duncan & Oldroyd win Dromore 10K

June 28, 2015
On Saturday 27th June 2015, hundreds of athletes and spectators descended on the County Tyrone village of Dromore, for the annual Dromore 10k road race. This is the seventh event and is sponsored by McDermott's Pharmacy in the Main Street. Around 350 people took part in the 10K, 5K and 5K Walk with a start and finish in the centre of the town. 

The well organised event never fails to attract a plethora of talent, and this year was no different with many liking the challenge of the hills in the...

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DROMORE ROAD RACE RETURNS WITH NEW START TIME

June 14, 2015
A new start time of 12 noon is the main change for the 2015 Dromore 10K and 5K Run/Walk which will take place on Saturday 27th June in what will be the town’s seventh year at hosting this cross community event. A new route was introduced in 2014 and the 10K has less hills to battle and both races (10K & 5K) run along the picturesque ‘Riverside Walk’ with a finish through the centre of the town.

McDermott’s Pharmacy have returned for their fifth year as title sponsors and are celebratin...

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DUNCAN AND O’HAGAN WIN DROMORE 10K OVER NEW ROUTE

June 29, 2014
The annual Dromore Road Race, sponsored by McDermott’s Pharmacy took place on Saturday 28th June with well over 300 entries in the 10K, 5K and 5K Walk events. 2014 saw a revised route for the 10K taking in a new section of the town while still running along the picturesque ‘Riverside Walk’ and a finish through Main Street and cheers from the local supporters. 

Omagh Harriers were out in force and Stephen Duncan made a welcome return to battle the new route and put down a marker once agai...

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NEW ROUTE FOR 2014 DROMORE ROAD RACE

June 13, 2014

A new and improved route is the main attraction of the 2014 Dromore 10K and 5K Run/Walk which will take place on Saturday 28th June (2pm) in what will be the town’s sixth year at hosting this cross community event. The 10K route has less hills to battle and will now take in a new section of the town while still running along the picturesque ‘Riverside Walk’ and a finish through the centre of the town. The 5K is the same route but in reverse.

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New improved route for 2014 race!

May 3, 2014
The 2014 Dromore 10K and 5K Road Race will take place on Saturday 28th June and after taking on some feedback, we have a new and improved route!

10K Road Race
The 10K route will cover the same first 5K but in reverse. 
It starts on Main Street- Dooish Road (Drumquin Road) - right onto Priesttown Road- right onto Camderry Road- through Main Street- Church Street- left onto Dromore bypass- Fintona Road, left unto Aughlish Road, left again unto Kildrum Road, back up Omagh Road- Crawfords Lane and b...
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