Club Report – Sunday 31st March 2019

It’s not easy being a mother. If it was, fathers would do it. So Happy Mother’s Day to all the mums out there who are powered by love, fuelled by coffee and sustained by wine.

Taking on the parkruns this week were:
Valley parkrun:
Eamonn DONAGHY 24:03, Scott DOWLING 24:06PB, Paul SKILLEN 24:42, Catherine MULLAN 28:01, Alan LADD 28:39, Neil CAMPBELL 28:39, Ryan MCCREADY 28:42PB, Anita PIATEK 29:37, Ethan HUTCHINSON 29:45, Lee-Anne HUTCHINSON 29:46, Yasmin LYNN 31:12, Emily DOWLING 31:26, Roisin BROOKS 31:26, Stephen WEIR 32:29, Patricia KANE 41:46, Amy O’BOYLE 42:04, Karen O’BOYLE 42:04, Rosalind STITT 43:42, Deirdre MCCANN 44:31, Noel BLOOMFIELD 48:51

Waterworks parkrun:

Danny DONALDSON 19:51, Anthony MCKEATING 22:21, Ken MCAULEY 22:52, Susan THOMPSON 23:35, James HEWITT 25:00, Claire MCCANN 31:17, Marie MCFARLANE 31:32, Tiffany DONALDSON 32:09

Ormeau parkrun:
Sarah McCafferty 26:30, Pamela McCafferty 26:42

MUSA parkrun:
Aidy Hughes 24:12

Waterworks junior parkrun:
This week’s results not yet posted.
(Last week was Joseph Eager 9:38, Leo McAuley 11:16, Eloise McAuley 11:16)

Earlier this week I noticed that our own mountain-based header, Micky McAuley, completed the Denis Rankin Round, only the 39th person to do so. This is a challenge linking all the Mourne Mountain summits over 400m. The route is about 90km, involves 6,200m of climbing and must be done within 24 hours. We salute you Sir. Did someone mention Barkley…….?

The big event this week was the Titanic 10k, with plenty of Harriers taking part in both the junior and senior events:
1k Junior Race
Adam McCann 3:16 (and 3rd overall), Jasper Brooks 4:14, Rory Brooks 4:33, Peter McCann 4:34, Oran McKee 4:49
Peter McGarry 34:11PB, Mark Smith 36:42, Martin O’Neill 37:27PB, Paddy Brooks 45:29PB, Brian McDonald 47:19, Maeve Dunseath 49:30PB, Scott Dowling 49:28PB (and 2nd PB of the weekend!), Aidy Hughes 51:36, Emily Dowling 55:24, Angela Stevens 58:21

Last year I think I posted a Mother’s Day song from Mr T. It’s hard to beat that to be honest so this week’s tune is for a different reason.
Yes, it was the birthday this week of my sister from another mister.
For some reason, every time I think of this person, I think of this scene. Think I need help.
Happy birthday ADav!

Until next week, behave.