Club Runs

Club Runs w/c 7/9/20 Featured

Less than two weeks to go until ‘Chairman’s Challenge – The South East 100’ on Saturday 19th September – it’s a gentle 100 miler taking in the County Down Coast from Dundrum to Newry. More details will be posted later this week.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT EVENING RUNS NOW START AT 6.30PM

 

Routes for this week:-

 

Tuesday 8th September, Club Run:-

 

Thursday 10th September, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 10th September, Club Run

  • Meet:6.30pm PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Gilford-Lawrencetown-Blue Rd-Scarva-Mullaghglass Rd-Clare-Drumnamether Rd-Ahory Crossroads-Markethill Rd-Mahon Rd-PRFC
  • Distance:- 26 miles
  • Elevation:- 1,700 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2737975429195260710

 

Saturday 12th September, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Lurgan-Dromore-Ballynahinch Rd-Annahilt-Hillsborough-Culcavy-Ballinderry-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnego Embankment-Charlestown Rd-Seagoe-PRFC
  • Distance:- 51.50 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,380 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2737977227939679014
  • Stops:- Hillsborough

 

Sunday 13th September – Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Loughgall Rd-Red Lion-Kilmore-Richhill-Hamiltonsbawn-Markethill-Mowhan-Whitecross-Camlough-Newry-Poyntzpass-Loughbrickland-Scarva-Gilford-PRFC
  • Distance:- 50.85 miles
  • Elevation:- 3,200 feet
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2737980236887425836
  • Stops:- Camlough

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 15 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!

 

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Club Runs w/c 31/8/20 Featured

Our last big run of the season will be ‘Chairman’s Challenge – The South East 100’ on Saturday 19th September – it’s the PCC version of the more famous and slightly faster North West 200!!! 

More details in due course but pencil it in!!

 

Routes for this week:-

 

Tuesday 1st September, Club Run:-

 

Thursday 3rd September, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 3rd September, Club Run

 

Saturday 5th September, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-Gosford-Markethill-Mowhan Rd-Whitecross-Camlough-Newry-Rathfriland-Loughbrickland-Scarva-Gilford-PRFC
  • Distance:- 56 miles
  • Elevation:- 3,300 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2735186982737673050
  • Stops:- Newry

 

Sunday 6th September – Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Garvaghy Rd-Drumcree Rd-Greenisland Rd-Maghery-Stewartstown-Coalisland-Bush-Killyman-Moy-Benburb-Battleford Rd-Armagh-Loughgall-PRFC
  • Distance:- 53 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,500 feet
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/23696732
  • Stops:- Moy.

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 15 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!

 

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Club Runs w/c 17/8/20 Featured

  • PCC ROUTES W/C 17th AUGUST

    Hello everyone, we’ve a big week coming up with our Mourne Challenge this Saturday so Tuesday’s & Thursday’s routes are pan flat!

     

    Tuesday 18th August, Club Run:-

     

    Thursday 20th August, Bun Run:-

    • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
    • Route:- decided on morning
    • Distance:- 35-40 miles

     

    Thursday 20th August, Club Run

    • Meet:7.00pm PRFC
    • Route:- PRFC-Garvaghy Rd-Drumcree Rd-Farlough Rd-Birches-Peatlands-Tamnamore-Bovean Rd-left at Tee junction onto Derrygally Rd-Tullyroan Rd-Ardress-Scotch Street-Garvaghy Rd-PRFC
    • Distance:- 27.20 miles
    • Elevation:- 918 feet
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2730088614560158914

     

    Saturday 22nd August, PCC MOURNE CHALLENGE

     

    Three Routes to choose from (Route Two & Three are effectively the same – Spelga Climb is by-passed on Route Three).

     

    Portadown Golf Club is our venue for this one where we’ll be unveiling our new Club Gazebo and having a post-run bash (Food & Drinks).

    Please let us know before close of play on Tuesday if you’d like food afterwards so that we can advise chef. Menu choices (all £8.50):-

    • Burger & chips
    • Fish & Chips
    • Curry
    • Vegetarian option

     

    Full Fat (Route 1):-

    • Meet:- 8.30am Portadown Golf Club
    • Route:- PGC-Gilford-Loughbrickland-Rathfriland-Hilltown-THE YELLOW ROAD-Rostrevor-SANTA’S COTTAGE CLIMB-SPELGA-Silent Valley-Head Road-Newcastle-Castlewellan-Katesbridge-Banbridge-Lawrencetown-Gilford-
    • Distance:- 87 Miles
    • Elevation:- 6,500 feet
    • Major Climbs:- 3nr
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2723132584913792120

     

     

    Semi-skimmed (Route 2):-

    • Meet:- 8.30am Portadown Golf Club (will leave approx. 10 minutes after front group)
    • Route:- PGC-Gilford-Loughbrickland-Rathfriland-Hilltown- SPELGA-Bryansford-Castlewellan-Katesbridge-Banbridge-Lawrencetown-Gilford-
    • Distance:- 60 Miles
    • Elevation:- 4,200 feet
    • Major Climbs:- 1nr
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2723865165950005794

     

     

    Skimmed (Route 3):-

    • Meet:- 8.30am Portadown Golf Club (will leave approx. 20 minutes after front group)
    • Route:- PGC-Gilford-Loughbrickland-Rathfriland-Castlewellan-Katesbridge-Banbridge-Lawrencetown-Gilford-
    • Distance:- 50 Miles
    • Elevation:- 3,200 feet
    • Major Climbs:- 0

    Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2728663387810202444

     

     

     

    Sunday 23rd August

    • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
    • Route:- PRFC-Seagoe-Kilvergan-Oxford Island-Annesborough-Castor Bay Rd-Aghagallon-Glenavy-Lisburn Rd-Culcavy-Hillsborough-Ballygowan Rd-Gamblestown-Warringstown-Bleary PRFC
    • Distance:- 50.35 miles
    • Elevation:- 2,300 feet
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/23148090
    • Stops:- Hillsborough

     

    COVID-19 Restrictions:-

    • Maximum group size - 10 people
    • Social distancing - 1m minimum
    • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
    TTING!!

 

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Club Runs w/c 10/8/20 Featured

Hello everyone, another fantabulous week at PCC with The Glebe, Pomeroy and Newtownhamilton climbs all conquered. In recognition of your efforts, this week’s routes are somewhat flatter!!

 

Tuesday 11th August, Club Run:-

 

 

Thursday 13th August, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 13th August, Club Run

  • Meet:7.00pm PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Loughgall Rd-Red Lion-Kilmore-Stonebridge-Richhill-Hamiltonsbawn-Markethill-Tandragee-Ballymore Rd-Gilford Rd-PRFC
  • Distance:- 26.78 miles
  • Elevation:- 1,600 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2726916084799520880

 

 

Saturday 15th August, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Gilford Rd-Mullahead Rd-Tandragee-Scarva-Banbridge-Corbet-Flough Rd-Kinnallen-Annahilt-Hillsborough-Culcavy-Ballinderry-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnegoe Embankment-Kilvergan-Seagoe-PRFC
  • Distance:- 57.11 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,717 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/19524419
  • Stops:- Hillsborough

 

 

SUNDAY 16th August, Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Moy Rd-Annaghmore-Killyman-Dungannon-Eglish-Caledon-Armagh-Loughgall-PRFC
  • Distance:- 51.52 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,145 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/16697829
  • Stops:- Caledon

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 10 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!

 

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Club Runs w/c 3/8/20 Featured

PCC ROUTES W/C 3RD AUGUST

Hello everyone, another great week at PCC with five, yes five groups out on Tuesday, four groups out on Thursday, 13 ladies and 11 gentlemen out on Saturday and five out this morning.

 

Good variety this week with our old friend The Glebe making a not-so welcome return on Thursday!

 

Tuesday 4th August, Club Run:-

 

 

Thursday 6th August, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 6th August, Club Run

 

 

Saturday 8th August, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Garvaghy Rd-Moy Rd-Annaghmore-Killyman-Dungannon-Donaghmore-Pomeroy-Cookstown-Tullyhogue-Stewartstown-Maghery-Birches-Dungannon Rd-Garvaghy Rd-PRFC.
  • Distance:- 58.33 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,748 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/23089487
  • Stops:- Cookstown

 

 

SUNDAY 8th August, Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-Hamiltonsbawn-Armagh-Newtownhamilton-Markethill-Tandragee Rd-Tannyoky-Poyntzpass-Scarva-Gilford PRFC.
  • Distance:- 53.32 miles
  • Elevation:- 3,248 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/22209848
  • Stops:- Newtownhamilton or Markethill

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 10 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 27/7/20 Featured

 

  • PCC ROUTES W/C 27th JULY

    Hello everyone, given the fantastic turnouts and efforts put in by everyone last week, I have postponed the ‘Figure of Hate Glebe Hill Horror’ planned for this Tuesday, but don’t worry it will feature shortly!!!

    We still have a fun packed schedule with a special ‘Girlie Run’ on Saturday.

     

    Tuesday 28th July, Club (Recovery) Run:-

    • Meet:- 7.00pm PRFC
    • Route:- PRFC-Garvaghy Rd-Drumcree Rd-Birches-Peatlands-Tamnamore-Moy-Charlemont-Scotch St-PRFC
    • Distance:- 29.87 miles
    • Elevation:- 1,016 feet
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/12202490

     

    Thursday 30th July, Bun Run:-

    • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
    • Route:- decided on morning
    • Distance:- 35-40 miles

     

    Thursday 30th July, Club Run

    • Meet:7.00pm PRFC
    • Route:- PRFC-Loughgall-Armagh-Barrack Hill-Hamiltonsbawn-Marlacoo-Sally’s-Mahon Rd-PRFC
    • Distance:- 28.34 miles
    • Elevation:- 1,340 feet
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/12567352

     

    Saturday 31st July, ‘Steph’s Girlie Run’

    • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
    • Format:- Ladies social run
    • Route:- To be decided
    • Distance:- 35-40 miles
    • Elevation:- Fairly flat
    • Stops:- Coffee

     

    Saturday 31st July, Club Run

    • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
    • Route:- PRFC-Bleary-Warringstown-Dromore-Dromara-Dundrum Rd-Annesborough-Castlewellan-Katesbridge-Banbridge-Gilford-PRFC
    • Option:- carry on to Dundrum and Newcastle then cycle back via Castlewellan as above (Adds about 5 miles).
    • Distance:- 62.79 miles
    • Elevation:- 3,793 feet
    • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2722496967006145764
    • Stops:- Castlewellan (or Newcastle if group want to take up option)

     

    SUNDAY 1ST August, Club Run

     

    COVID-19 Restrictions:-

    • Maximum group size - 10 people
    • Social distancing - 1m minimum
    • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
    ITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 20/7/20 Featured

 

Hello everyone, big week coming up with the usual Club Runs plus our Gentle Peak Run on Saturday.

 

Tuesday 21st July, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 7.00pm PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Lurgan-Moira-Red Hills-Dromore Rd-Mill Hill Rd-Waringstown-Dunkirk Rd-Bleary-Cranny Rd-Killycomain Rd-PRFC
  • Distance:- 29.14 miles
  • Elevation:- 1,623 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/19796259

 

Thursday 23rd July, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 23rd July, Club Run

 

Saturday 25th July, PCC Gentle Peaks

  • Meet:- 9.00am Sally McNally’s
  • Format:- Grouped Social Run catering for all abilities
  • Route:- Sally’s-Marlacoo-Hamiltonsbawn-Armagh-Mall-College St-Upper English St-Cathedral Road-Battleford Rd-left at Benburb X’Roads-Rehaghy-Aughnacloy-Caledon-Tynan-Keady-Newtownhamilton-Camlough-Bessbrook-Fivemile Hill-Mountnorris-Markethill-Gosford-Mullaghbrack-Marlacoo-Sally’s
  • Distance:- 80.81 miles
  • Elevation:- 5,272 feet
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/28927426
  • Stops:- Aughnacloy (27 miles), Keady (46 miles – quick drink stop), Camlough (62 miles). Please note that stops will probably be at filling stations given social distancing restrictions and time that it would take to serve all of us in a café.
  • Post Run:- drinks in Sally’s plus food available (if you would like food please let Brian know so that he can let the chef know how many to cater for - £7/head).

 

 

Sunday 26th July, Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Lurgan-Moira-Knockmore-Ballymacash-Glenavy-Glen Rd-Lurgan Rd-Lower Ballinderry-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnegoe Embankment-Charlestown Rd-Carn-Seagoe-PRFC
  • Distance:- 44.89 miles
  • Elevation:- 1,889 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2719252052983952784

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 10 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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PCC Gentle Peaks 25th July Featured

 

For those of you who always wanted to do one of our Peak Challenges but, as they say in Coleraine, were 'feared tae', I give you Gentle Peaks 2020.

 

It's an undulating route taking in Rehaghy Mountain (smallest mountain in the world!!!), Keady Mountain (it's not much bigger!) and The Fivemile Hill (it's not five miles!) - 80 miles and 5,250 feet of climbing with no double digit climbs.

 

Why not give it a go - if you like it we'll be running a Twin Peak Challenge in August.

 

Starts and finishes at Sally McNally's so great excuse for a day out with a few drinkies and possibly some food.

 

  • Date:- Saturday 25th July

 

  • Meet:- 9.00am Sally McNally's

 

  • Route:- Sally's-Hamiltonsbawn-Armagh-Battleford Road-Rehaghy-Aughnacloy-Caledon-Tynan-Keady-Keady Mountain-Newtownhamilton-Camlough-Bessbrook-Fivemile Hill-Markethill-Sally's.

 

  • Distance:- 80 miles

 

  • Elevation:- 5,250 feet

 

  • Stops:- plenty of!

 

 

 

Please let me know if you intend to go - open to everyone and, if numbers allow, will be grouped.

 

Get it in the diaries!

 

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Club Runs w/c 6/7/20 Featured

 

Great to see everyone back and a few new people coming along, new members always welcome!

 

Tuesday 7th July

  • Meet:- 7.00pm PRFC
  • Route:-PRFC-Loughgall Rd-Loughgall-Sandymount Rd-Stonebridge-Ballyleny Rd-Ahory-Drumnamether Rd-Clare-Scarva Crossroads-Tandragee-Mahon Rd-

PRFC

Thurdsay 9th July- Bun Run

  • Meet:- 9.30am PRFC
  • Route:- decided on morning. 35-40 miles at a nice steady pace

 

Thursday 9th July

  • Meet:- 7.00pm PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Lurgan-Moira-Airport Rd-Soldierstown Rd-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnegoe Embankment-Charlestown Rd-Seagoe-

PRFC

Saturday 11th July

Sunday 12th July

  • Meet:- 8.30am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-Marlacoo-Markethill-Mowhan-Whitecross-right at Camlough Rd junction-Newtownhamilton-Armagh-Loughgall-PRFC
  • Distance:-51.67 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,977 feet
  • https://www.strava.com/routes/23696884

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 10 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 9/3/20 Featured

ROUTES & ACTIVITIES W/C 9TH MARCH

 

Tuesday 10th March - Spin Gym

  • 7.45pm at Skye Fitness
  • 25 minutes of spin followed by 30 minutes of circuit training.

 

Wednesday 11th - Knight Riders

  • 6.30pm from PRFC
  • 25 miles at a steady pace - keep an eye on the weather

 

Thursday 12th - Bun Run

  • 9.30am from PRFC
  • 35 miles at a nice pace with coffee stop

 

Saturday 14th - Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-left at Ahory Crossroads-Drumnameather Rd-Clare-Mullaghglass Rd-Scarva-Loughbrickland-Rathfriland-Banbridge-Scarva-Gilford-PRFC
  • Distance:- 48.31 miles
  • Elevation:- 3,009 feet
  • Coffee:- Rathfriland
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/24284243

 

Sunday 15th - Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am PRFC
  • Route:- PRFC-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-Hamiltonsbawn-Armagh-Keady Rd-Tassagh-Markethill-Tandragee Rd-right onto Tannyoky-Poyntzpass-Tandragee-Portadown-PRFC
  • Distance:- 47.09 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,524 feet
  • Coffee:- Tassagh
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/24284105
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