Club Report – Sunday 5th January 2020

Day 5. Every resolution already broken. Did better than I thought to be honest.

Taking on the parkruns this week were:

New Year’s Day

Clearing the hangovers were:

Valley parkrun:

Ramunas Stanevicius ROTM 21:30, Neil McCready 21:58, Ben Davidson 25:16, Leo McAuley 25:36PB, Prof Alan Ladd 25:38, Noel Bloomfield 26:24, Neil Campbell 27:55, Stephen Gallagher 27:55, Owen Fulton 27:59, Joe Mathers 28:01, Nikki Fleck 28:38, Neill McGlinchey 29:48, Ciaran Hawkins 29:53, David Esler 30:16, Anton Piatek 30:59, Eloise McAuley 31:09PB, Micky McAuley 31:10, Galina Stanevicius 31:59, Philip Fleck 35:49, Angela Stevens 39:43, Lorraine Ann Forsythe 52:13, Fidelma McCoppin 52:37

Waterworks parkrun:

Prof Alan Ladd 18:49PB, Ramunas Stanevicius ROTM 20:15, Neil McCready 21:26, Kevin Donnelly 23:25, Dawn Blain 23:35, Neil Campbell 24:06, Paul Skillen 24:42, Stephen Gallagher 24:44, Joe Mathers 26:37, Ben Davidson 27:29, Owen Fulton 28:34, Anita Piatek 30:58, David Esler 31:09, Claire McCann 31:17, Matthew Hawkins 32:17, Ciaran Hawkins 32:17, Galina Stanevicius 32:44

Well done Ben on completing your 100th parkrun on New Year’s Day.

Portrush parkrun:

Alan Kerr 25:56

Antrim parkrun:

Maeve Kennedy 25:44, Stephen Semple 27:12, Nikki Fleck 27:45, Tina Steele 31:39, Dermot Boyd 32:09, Philip Fleck 33:33

Stormont parkrun:

Maeve Kennedy 25:13PB, Stephen Semple 27:24, Stephen Weir 34:18

On the tourist front, team Brennan were at Narin Beach parkrun in Donegal. Lord Ian finished in 53:26, pushed all the way by Hollie who finished in 53:27. This parkrun is in Portnoo, home of The Dolmen Centre no less! 

Sarah Ross tried a new NZ parkrun. This time she finished Balclutha parkrun in 26:40. Jared Wrennall, the drummer from Steriogram, is from Balclutha. I know. I don’t believe it either. 

Or care.

Well done to everyone who managed to double up. 

But when did you take your tree down?

And the lovely ADav was at the Valley 25:37 and the Waterworks 24:05. What a guy!

Jan 4th:

Valley parkrun:

Ramunas Stanevicius ROTM 19:35, Neil McCready 21:40, Prof Alan Ladd 23:03, Neil Campbell 23:04, Noel Bloomfield 25:02, Ciaran Hawkins 27:13, Angela Stevens 28:25, Eloise McAuley 28:59PB, Micky McAuley 29:01, Neill McGlinchey 29:26, Leeanne Skillen 29:32, Clare Teer 29:32, Anita Piatek 29:49, Joanne Milne 31:23, Galina Stanevicius 32:59


Waterworks parkrun:

Stephen Gallagher 20:05PB, Kevin Donnelly 22:14, Ciaran Wright 25:46, Claire McCann 30:50


Victoria parkrun:

Mark Smith 16:58

Antrim parkrun:

Maeve Kennedy 24:46, Joseph Eager 27:55, Tina Steele 31:05

Carrickfergus parkrun:

Lorraine Ann Forsythe 48:44

Colin Glen parkrun:

Suzanne Brennan 27:21

Sixmilewater parkrun:

Susan Thompson 25:00

Our only tourist on 4th was Sarah Ross, back at Dunedin and finishing in 26:03.

And the lovely ADav was at the Valley 24:26

Waterworks junior parkrun:

Leo McAuley 8:59, Joseph Eager 10:09, Eloise McAuley 10:21

Jordanstown junior parkrun:

Ben Halliday 11:17, Mathew Hawkins 16:15

In other racing, New Year’s Day brought the traditional Race Over the Glens, a tough 6 mile run. Over the Glens.

Lee O’Boyle 37:17, Mark Smith 40:02, Mike Halliday 49:36, Louise Long 1:06:43

The latest EAMS B2B events took place this week. Jay Scott completed the day 1 marathon in 4:51:27PB and Bernard McKeaveney completed the day 2 half marathon in 2:08:46.

The latest Born 2 Run events took place today at Tollymore. Official results next week but, unofficially (and please don’t tell anyone else) Dermot Boyd completed the 5k in 33:02.

So, this week’s tune is for all those Harriers who ran parkruns twice this week and maybe twice in one day. A report writer’s dream. I thank you. Really.

Until next week, behave.