20/2/2021 JP McCann – Country Antrim Harrier History Maker of the 1920s

The Club is indebted to Malcolm McCausland* for his research on JP Clarke, County Antrim Harriers, the outstanding Ulster middle-distance runner of the 1920s.

In 1923 JP Clarke became Irish Champion over 880yds (1:59.8 min) and 1 Mile (4:37.4 min). And he retained his 1 Mile title in 1924.

Read all about JP Clarke’s successes in this fascinating article here.

(*Malcolm McCausland is a track and field coach, and former international athlete. He has been the Athketics Correspondent of the Irish News for the past 20 years)

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