The 10 Forest Parks 30 mile Fling, (sequel to The Forest Challenge previously reported) took place on Sunday 2nd March 2014).
The start was at Barnett Demense, South Belfast and the finish was Scrabo Tower, Newtownards. The route took in 10 Forest parks in an order of Barnett, Belvoir, Cregagh Glen, Stormont, Redburn, Helen’s Bay, Blackwood, Helen’s Tower, Leadmines and Scrabo. This was a continuous run linking these forests up by use of tow-paths, Comber Way, North Down Coastal Path, Clandeboye Way and Ulster Way. 6 checkpoints were in place to ensure club members safety and welfare. Continue reading