It was back to basics for many Harriers this weekend, parkrun on Saturday and those training for spring marathons, continuing to up their game and the miles as the weeks’ until race day reach the digits of one hand.
With the clock hand moving forward, the extra evening daylight, can give one a more eagerness to run. There is nothing more exhilarating after a day’s work, than running on an open road while following the sun.
End your working day with a run….
Saturday 25th March 2017:
Maeve Kennedy began her weekend with a PB in Antrim with a time of 26:14, followed by Deborah Ewing 26:48, Elaine Kennedy 26:52, Tina Steele 28:01.
Leading the charge for Mallusk was Alan Magee 28:09 and Darren Linton 30:26.
Another PB and sub 20 for Harrier Alex Davidson 19:46, Patrick McGuckin 21:59, Gareth McLoughlin with a PB in 24:06, Jack McCready 24:36. The two Skillen brothers battled out with Ciaran claiming a moral victory 25:39, over Paul 25:42. A PB from Joanne Milne 26:02 and Janet Grew 26:12, who demolished her PB by 2 minutes. Neil McGlinchey 26:54, and young Christopher Campbell a junior Harrier who got a PB in 26:54. Sharon Dunn also a PB with a time of 27:45. Emma Fegan 30:38, Alyson Taylor 31:18. Dermot Boyd a PB in 31:19. Debbie Sterritt also a PB 31:36. Ryan McCready 33:50. Rosalind Stitt who’s middle name is becoming PB with another in 35:46. Anne Boyd a PB in 36:07. Fidelma McCoppin 36:07. Carol Leckie 51:21.
A big parkrun thanks to Mallusk volunteers Clare Teer, Carol Leckie, Martin and Neil McCready, Neil Campbell.
Matthew Cromie arrived 1st for Mallusk in 20:53, Patrick Hamil 24:50, James Hewitt 25:12, Roseann McGeown 31:13, David McCavana 34:01, Fiona Wylie 35:56, Deirdre McCann 35:57, Kelly Carlisle 42:04, Joanne Haddock 42:45.
Ashton Court – Bristol:
Across the River Avon from Bristol city centre Danny Donaldson continued his parkrun form in 20:11 with MrsTiffany Donaldson 32:02.
South London, the home of the world’s most famous yellow Reliant Robin was where Owen Fulton managed a PB in 23:47, and definitely no truth in the rumour he slipped Del Boy a pony.
Jim Grew was Mallusk Harrier’s furthest man east this week, with a trip to Poland, coming home in 22:09.
Remember the feeling you get from a great run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running