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©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.10K Winner Cathy McCourt©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Nicola Morrow and Kerry Worthington from Bangor
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Alison Farrell and Wendy Bailie from Strandtown Primary, Belfast
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Christine and Sarah Seawright from Bangor
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Kelly Courtney, Lisa Doherty and Andrea Sweetlove from Ballymena
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Start of the childrens race
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Katie Mashford©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Pamela Ayre, Angela Patterson, Lucy Dinsmore and Ciara Collins from Ballymena and Randalstown
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Margaret Rea, Fiona Rea, Lucy McEwan and Alice McEwan from Glengormley
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Winner of the 5K Jessica Craig©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Bronagh McCann©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Lynsey Robinson©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.1st and second in the 10K Cathy McCourt and Julie Balmer©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Elsie Colmer from Clough©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.The start of the kids race©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.The start of the kids race©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Kerry Anderson, Newtownabbey, Evan Wells and Rachel Young from Belfast ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.The start of the kids race©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Nicola McDowell from Lisburn, Fiona Dickson from Moira and Jill Little from Belfast©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Claie and Helena Doran Tracy Gillan from Ballycastle©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Lynsey Croft©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Joanna Nelson©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.1st and second in the 10K Cathy McCourt and Julie Balmer©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Aine and Katie McLarnon ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Claire McCoy©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Lisa Watson©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Dawn Purvis©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Dawn Purvis©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Claire McKee©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Catherine Fegan©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Jessica Kelly©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Bernie McDaniel from BBC's Going The Distance©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Catriona Kavannagh from BBC's Going the Distance©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Grainne Madden©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Cathy McCourt©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Bronagh McQuillan and Maxine Murphy Higgins©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Dawn Purvis©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Dawn Purvis©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Claire McKee©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Aimee Beimers©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Collette Meenan©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Jackie Gilbride©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Sarah Wylie©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Charmaine White©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Sarah Tweedie©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Collette McKenna and Elizabeth Pope©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.1st and second in the 10K Cathy McCourt and Julie Balmer©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Emma Carroll©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Catherine McKeown and Norah McNally©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Tupele Dorgu from Coronation Street with Davy Seaton©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Coronation Streets Tupele Dorgu©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Dawn Purvis (No4)©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Coronation Streets Tupele Dorgu©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Winner of the 5K race Jessica Craig©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Bronagh McQuillan and Maxine Murphy Higgins©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Sonia Mawhinney©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Cynday Hay©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Tupele Dorgu from Coronation Street at the start of the 10K©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Coronation Streets Tupele Dorgu with the Going The Distance Runners, Bernadette, Catriona and Amanda©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.The start of the 5K Race©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.The start of the 5K Race©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastShilene O Kane (3rd 10k) Catherine Mc Keown, Cathy Mc Court (1st 10k), Bernie Kelly and Julie Balmer (2nd 10k)
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont Belfast(L-R) Rachael Gibson (3rd 5k), Sarah Little, Jessica Craig (1st 5k) Joanne Uprichard and Ali Robinson (2nd 5k)
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastDavikd Seaton of Northern Ireland Athletics thanks Tupepe Dorgu for taking part in the event
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont Belfast3 year old Elsie Allen getting her face painted at the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont Belfast(L-R) Orla Mitchell, Downpatrick, Kerry Haveron, Greenisland and Jackie Petrie, Whiteabbey, taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastElsie Allen agend 3 getting her face painted at the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont Belfast10k winner Cathy Mc Court passing Stormont on the second lap
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastCarla Magill (left) and Jill McConkey taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastTupele Dorgu on the second lap of the 10k event
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastTupele Dorgu on the first lap of the 10k event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastRunher 10k winner Cathy Mc Court passing Carsons monument on lap 1
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastTupele Dorgu warming up on Prince Of Wales Avenue before the Runher 10k event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastRunher 10k winner Cathy Mc Court passing Carsons Monumnet on the first lap.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastLauren Conway taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastTara Cummings taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastTupele Dorgu taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastKelly Courtney taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastFiona Johnston taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastSandy Carr taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastChristine Brown taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastRobyn Crawford taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastPippa Best taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastJulie Watt taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastZara Mulholland taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastMartina Doyle taking part in the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont Belfast(L-R) Rachael Gibson (3rd 5k), Sarah Little, Ali Robinson (2nd 5k) Jessica Craig (1st 5k) Joanne Uprichard and Tupele Dorgu
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Alana and Ruth Fearon, Patricia Dixon and Helen Dixon©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Alana and Ruth Fearon, Patricia Dixon and Helen Dixon©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Christine Neeson©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Deirdrie Conway©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 15 May 2011Picture By Declan Roughan PresseyeBelfast Telegraph Runher Event at Stormont BelfastTupele Dorgu on Prince Of Wales Avenue before the start of the event.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Jessica Craig leads the 5K runners off.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Start of the childrens race
26th April 2011Runher Team Prove theyÕre a cut above A team of stylists from Bangor based DKY Hair Company aim to let their hair down on Sunday 15th May and take part in this yearÕs Belfast Telegraph Runher at Stormont Estate, Belfast. As an extra incentive for the thousands of runners, DKY is also offering one yearÔs free hair care for the winner of the 10K Race and global hair product company Joico will supply samples for all entrants goody bags. Gearing up for Runher are DKY stylists Laura Bradshaw (left) and Kerry Moody (right) along with Wenda Davidson (centre) pictured with Cool FM presenter Kirstie McMurray who has already completed five Belfast Telegraph Runher races. Cool FMÕs charity Cash for Kids will benefit from this yearÕs event which also has the backing of Belfast City Council, through its ÔSupport for SportÕ initiative and Sport Northern Ireland. To register for Belfast Telegraph Runher on May 15 visit www.runher.co.uk.Media contact: Rosemary Allister or Sarah Weir at JPR Tel 028 9076 0066 or mobile 07880 504928.
©Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - 26th March 2011Credit - Picture By Declan Roughan / Presseye.com Runher Road Race Warm Up - Ozone, Belfast - 26 March 2011Over 50 ladies were at the Ozone on Saturday for a warm-up training session for the Runher Roadrace in May. The runners did a session of 5 x 1k around Ormeau Park. (L-R) Nichola Mc Carthy and Caroline Rice
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Tupele Dorgu crosses the line.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.The childrens race gets underway.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.FOR KERRY MCKITTERICK
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.FOR KERRY MCKITTERICKLinda Bryans.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.FOR KERRY MCKITTERICK
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.FOR KERRY MCKITTERICK
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Cathy McCourt leads the 10k field away from Parliament Buildings.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Jessica Craig leads the 5K runners off.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Eleanor Ross, Scarva, Maureen Zoe and Danielle Sherman.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners Katherine Feeney, Belfast, Colleen Jamison Newtwonards and Charlene Robinson, Comber.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners Joanne Uprichard and Sarah Little from Hillsborough.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners Marcela Turley and Kat Ivanova.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners, Helena Dornan, Tracey Gillan and Clare Egan from Ballycastle.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Alison Gibson
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Sarah Little
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Jill McConkey.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runners in the childrens race.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Carmen McCracken, Laura Bradsahw, Rebecca Bryan, Santana Bell from Bangor
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Andrea Judge and Patricia Thompson
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Joanna Nelson
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Emma McKAY
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner mIcehelle mccann
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Niamh Hughes
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Amanda Graham
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Bernie McDaniels.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Caroline Kelly
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner Kirtsy Johns
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Runner
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 15th May 2011 - Picture ©Angus Bicker/Presseye.Belfast Telegraph Runher 2011 event at Stormont, Belfast.Fiona Hurley LEFT
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Jill Lesley from Ballysillan and Melissa Taylor from Carrickfergus©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Charlene scullion, Louise Taylor and Janet Taylor from Armagh©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Pre Race Warm up©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.Coronation Streets Tupele Dorgu finishing the 10K©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard / Presseye 15th May 2011Belfast Telegraph Runher event at Stormont, Belfast.1st and second in the 10K Cathy McCourt and Julie Balmer©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

While there were plenty of toned calves and trainers at the Stormont Estate yesterday afternoon there were also plenty of pushchairs, dogs, patient fathers, supportive families and even some cuddly mascots.

In order to raise money for local charity Cash For Kids women of all ages and abilities were watched by supporters as they walked or ran the course — as much of a personal challenge to many as well as a good cause.

Children were entertained by a bouncy castle, balloon artists and there was even a free fun run for youngsters.

The day was all about keeping fit, raising money and having a bit of fun. TV presenter Lynda Bryans was triumphant after taking off 10 minutes from her previous time. “Although my son couldn’t take part he trained with me for a month in the lead-up to the race,” said Lynda.

“I would run around Stormont and he would cycle behind me to keep me company — every so often he would start humming the theme tune from Rocky to keep me going!

“Because it’s all girls together it’s wonderfully inspiring for women and there is a fabulous atmosphere here. I did it for the first time last year and both times it was really good fun.”

Arlene Campbell and Jenny Napier took part for the first time this year after forming an informal running group through their gym.

“It’s been a brilliant event and I love that there were no men to get competitive, so there was no pressure on you while you ran,” said Arlene.

Jenny said: “I’ve never run in such a large group before and I really enjoyed it — everyone has been laughing and joking their way around the course.”

It was also the first event for Julie Kane and her colleagues at Knockevin Special School, who had started running after school to keep fit.

“It’s been a really good day and really well organised,” said teacher Julie.

“Because there are lots of kids and other people around there’s been a great buzz about the whole thing. My husband John and daughter Aimee have also come along to cheer us on and they’ve really enjoyed it too.”

It wasn’t just an event for families to lend their support to — Runher was an event that enabled families to take part together.

Niamh Hughes (16) runs on a regular basis with both of her parents and this event was something she was able to do with her mum Gillian.

She said: “I ran the 5km race with mum and as it’s been my first event I really enjoyed it. I’ve had such a good time because so many other people are here and taking part.”

All in a good cause, the Runher event every year is held to raise money for local charity Cash For Kids. All donations go to supporting needy children and other charitable groups around Northern Ireland. As well as paying the £15 entrance fee, participants could raise money through sponsorship and there were collectors taking donations on the day.

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Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

Developing an ingenious solution to a stubborn problem earns respect. Don't be surprised when a prominent executive offers you a job. This position will pay extremely well. Use your extra earnings to finance a hobby. Playing a competitive sport brings out your playful side. Someone who is enchanted by your high spirits will ask for a date. It feels great to be appreciated. Let your admirer plan an outing. You'll enjoy following their lead. Do you have a partner? Plan a romantic holiday together.More