Club Report – Sunday 6th January 2019

Categories: Run report

My new year’s resolution is to be less sarcastic and more positive. How long do you think this fairy tale will last?!
Anyway, resolutions are like kids – more fun making than keeping. On with the results…

Late result from last week was Dawn Dubois completing the EAMS 10k on Sunday 31st in 1:21:50.
On the same day, our vest in the west, Aidy Hughes found yet another race none of the rest of us had heard of (not even Lee!). Aidy completed the Loughmacrory 5 mile race in 43:58 (unofficial).

Traditionally, the first race of the year is the Race over the Glens. Harriers were well represented as usual:
Lee O’Boyle 35:26 (11th overall and 1st place in M35 category), Joe Mathers 38:52, Stephen Gallagher 43:06, Nuala Muldoon 49:53

Shaking off the hangovers and taking on the New Year’s Day parkruns were:
Valley parkrun:
Danny Donaldson 21:07, Christiaan Spies 21:18, Laura Rose 22:05PB (and 1st female finisher), Suzanne Brennan 23:47, Neil Campbell 24:43, Sarah McCafferty 25:11, Pamela McCafferty 25:18, Neil McCready 25:23, Galina Stanevicius 26:40PB, Ramunas Stanevicius 26:41, Noel Bloomfield 27:36, Prof Alan ROTM Ladd 27:37, Nikki Fleck 28:51, Yasmin Lynn 29:13, Claire McCann 29:29, Leo McAuley 29:33, Neill McGlinchey 29:37, Laura Campbell 29:39, Owen Fulton 29:40, Micky McAuley 29:41, Elaine HOTM Kennedy 29:43, Jim Hewitt 29:43, Philip Fleck 30:10, Anita Piatek 30:38, Oran McKee 30:43, Karen McKee 30:43, Sharon Dunn 31:54, Tiffany Donaldson 32:25, David Esler 33:22, Mairead O’Hare 37:06, Dawn Dubois 38:51PB

Antrim parkrun:
Stephen Semple 22:57, Maeve Kennedy 24:25PB, Nikki Fleck 27:40, Deborah Ewing 28:12, Tina Steele 28:13, Philip Fleck 29:24, Elaine HOTM Kennedy 29:27, Janet Grew 29:29, Jim Grew 29:29

Waterworks parkrun:
Ramunas Stanevicius 19:44PB, Danny Donaldson 19:50, Christiaan Spies 20:01PB, Laura Rose 22:00PB, Neil Campbell 22:16, Neil McCready 22:26, Noel Bloomfield 25:16, Sarah McCafferty 25:19PB, Pamela McCafferty 25:20PB, Lord Ian Brennan 25:24, Anton Piatek 26:20, Jim Hewitt 26:32, Eamon Donaghy 26:36, Galina Stanevicius 26:48PB, Paul Skillen 26:49, Leo McAuley 29:25, Claire McCann 29:33, Jasper Brooks 29:42, Paddy Brooks 29:45, Micky McAuley 29:50, Neill McGlinchey 29:58, Laura Campbell 29:59, Sharon Dunn 30:30, Rory Brooks 30:31, Roisin Brooks 30:38, Yasmin Lynn 31:19, David Esler 31:35, Tiffany Donaldson 32:40, Aaron Ladd 36:22PB, Prof Alan ROTM Ladd 36:23, Rosalind Stitt 37:16, Deirdre McCann 39:29

Orangefield parkrun:
Joanne Milne 29:31

Victoria parkrun:
Martin O’Neill 19:18, Stephen Semple 22:35, Maeve Kennedy 23:41PB

The new year tourist was Aidy Hughes who headed east (for him) to Citypark parkrun, finishing in 25:14.
Citypark parkrun is in the lovely city of Craigavon, home of the roundabout and our local version of Milton Keynes. It has a dry ski slope and a petting zoo. I once saw Gloria Hunniford in Craigavon. There is nothing else printable that I can say about Craigavon. But I love Craigavon.

Well done to all those who managed to get 2 parkruns in this morning. Let’s see you keep that effort up all year now!

Saturday January 5th parkruns:
Valley parkrun:
Prof Alan ROTM Ladd 19:25PB (and 2nd overall), Tom Fleming 20:00 (3rd overall), Danny Donaldson 21:35, Neil “ton up” Campbell 22:10, Ken McAuley 22:58, Alan Erwin 23:15, Joe Mathers 23:22, Noel Bloomfield 24:14, Damien Cole 24:36, Lord Ian Brennan 25:31, Susan Thompson 25:33, Terry McIvor 25:42, Brendan McGeown 26:36, Jim Hewitt 26:50, Yasmin Lynn 26:53, Neill McGlinchey 27:15, Jasper Brooks 27:23PB, Paul Skillen 27:24, Lisa Kerr 28:14PB, Oran McKee 29:01, Karen McKee 29:01, Emily Dowling 29:58, Roisin Brooks 30:09, Nuala Muldoon 30:29, Frances Kane 30:37, Rory Brooks 30:53PB, Paddy Brooks 30:54, Karen O’Boyle 31:17, Sharon Dunn 32:07, Tiffany Donaldson 32:22, David Esler 36:12, Christopher Campbell 36:37, Laura Rose 36:38, Patricia Kane 37:39, Deirdre McCann 42:10, Lorraine Forsythe 1:02:20, Owen Fulton 1:02:21
Congratulations to Mr Chairman Campbell on completing his 100th parkrun!

Waterworks parkrun:
Robert Gould 23:25

Antrim parkrun:
Stephen “ice cream with a flake in it” Semple 22:14, Maeve Kennedy 24:38, Joseph Eager 24:42, Tina Steele 27:56, Deborah Ewing 28:00, Janet Grew 29:06, Mairead O’Hare 33:30PB, Dawn Dubois 37:19

ECOS parkrun:
Sharon Thompson 34:25, Miriam Clarke 36:51PB, Josi McKeating 37:19

Queens parkrun:
James Guinn 28:00, Elaine HOTM Kennedy 47:39

Yesterday’s tourist was our very own CHO and Zorro impersonator, Alastair Houldsworth who completed Cliffe Castle parkrun in 21:55. Cliffe Castle parkrun is in Keighley. We’ve spoken of it before back in November so let’s not repeat ourselves.

Waterworks junior parkrun:
Joseph Eager 9:15, Leo McAuley 10:00, Owen Dunseath 10:45, Matthew Hawkins 11:06, Eloise McAuley 11:09, Hollie Brennan 15:41

Yesterday also saw the latest Born2Run event at Tollymore. Competing in the 10k race were Ramunas and Galina Stanevicius, finishing in 41:34 and 58:13 respectively.

This week’s tune is really a theme and is in honour of Mr Campbell on his 100th parkrun. He knows why – he knows what he’s doing!

Until next week, behave.


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