Club Report – Sunday 12th May 2019

Some Harriers spent the week recovering from last Sunday’s marathon. Others hit the racetrack again. Some wound down with a 55 mile ultra. Takes all sorts I suppose.

Firstly, taking on the parkruns this week were:
Valley parkrun:
Prof Alan Ladd 19:34, Alan Erwin 22:47, Paul Skillen 23:45, Anton Piatek 27:08, Neill McGlinchey 27:19, Stephen Weir 30:44, Sharon ROTM Dunn 33:31, Marie McFarlane 35:17, Lorraine Forsythe 56:42,

Waterworks parkrun:
Ken McAuley 21:20, Ramunas Stanevicius 23:54, Jim Hewitt 26:08, Susan Thompson 26:09, Galina Stanevicius 26:57, Angela Stevens 28:35PB, Dermot Boyd 31:09, Anne Boyd 47:49
And congratulations to Mr McAuley on completing his 100th parkrun. Still claiming he’ll go slow every single time. Still melting them, every single time….

Antrim parkrun:
Tina Steele 28:23

Armagh parkrun:
Elaine Kennedy 30:16

Portrush parkrun:
Suzanne Brennan 25:45PB
No result for Lord Brennan? He’s all talk and no trousers that one!

Waterworks junior parkrun:
Eloise McAuley 9:43PB, Joseph Eager 10:23, Leo McAuley 19:47

Jordanstown junior parkrun:
Matthew Hawkins 11:17, Rhys Kerr 13:59, Riley Kerr 13:59

Our vest in the west was buzzin’ after his marathon relay run on Sunday and managed two more races in the week. Aidy Hughes, for it is he, ran the Dungannon CHS 5k mid-week in 24:27 and then the Termoneeney 5k on Friday night in 22:55PB.

Friday night also saw the latest Scrabo Striders Run the Runway events at Newtownards Airfield. Making it look like “plane” sailing were:
Ramunas Stanevicius 38:39 (and 6th place overall), Louise Ladd 56:40, Hannah “I’m back” Hope 59:06
Angela Stevens 27:30

On the same night, Neil McCready was running a mile with Mary Peters finishing in 5:43. I believe Neil beat her. Bit harsh given the track is named after her. Ruthless.

Yesterday saw our very own King and Queen of different, Danny and Tiffany Donaldson, decide that last week’s Belfast ultra was not tough enough and so headed to Scotland for the Cateran Ultra. This is just a 55 mile trail race over the Scottish Highlands. Sort of like the hill at the Valley parkrun, just longer….
They made the journey together (aahhh) and finished in 14hrs 49 mins.

So, this week’s tune is for our very own vegan promoting, tattoo sporting, Adam Ant liking, street performing, lamb saving, ultra running headers. Donaldsons, we salute you.

Until next week, behave.