Runner of the month

Runner of the Month – June 2019

June was a jam packed month in the racing calendar and as always the Harriers were out in force. From EAMS 6hr Challenges, Comber 10k, Energia 24, ultras in the Mournes, marathons along the coast and the best challenge in the calendar, Mallusk Harriers 24 in 24. Firstly, a massive congratulations to all the 24…

Runner of the Month – May 2019

May was Belfast Marathon month and no surprise that the nominations for ROTM are dominated by those who were taking part.   We now know that those marathoners were actually ultra-marathoners by 500m or so, however our first nomination for May goes to a duo who took on an Ultra of all other proportions.  …

Runner of the Month – April 2019

After a long winter it is always great to get into April with the better weather and extended nights. So it was rather disappointing to get pelted with hail stones in our first training session back at the playing fields in a scene that took me back to our XC race in 2018 (nicknamed ‘In…

Runner of the Month – March 2019

With marathon and half marathon training plans in full swing we have had so many improvements from all members of the club throughout the month of March. Thank you to everyone who voted. 😁 There were a number of individuals nominated this month👏 Kevin Donnelly “Kevin has trained so quietly towards Manchester Marathon achieving a fantastic…

Runner of the Month for February 2019

With XC over for another season and the road races starting, a new committee was voted in and Alan Ladd and Laura Rose were the lucky Harriers who became vice male and female captains. I would like to thank Danny and Tiffany Donaldson for all their help last year in writing the runner of the…

Runner of the month – December 2018

December ROTM nominations were dominated by two events, Cross Country and the Seeley Cup. Suzanne Brennan was nominated for rounding up and leading the ladies XC team in to battle in the Athletics NI XC league. Club newcomer Ramunas Stanevicius received several nominations for some excellent PBs, race performances and team XC participation. Definitely a…

Runner of the month for November 2018

Karen McKee, Maeve Dunseath, Sarah McCafferty and Stephen Gallagher each received nominations this month for their positive attitudes and progress. Without a doubt it has been a great month for all four with regular training paying off across many distances and terrains, with some even braving the madness of the cross country. As always of…

Junior Harriers of the month for November 2018

Three of our Juniors received the Junior Harrier of the month award for November and the much sought after subway voucher that coach Skillen has been trying to get his hands on for months! Congratulations to Rory and Jasper Brooks, these two brothers are part of the XC team and put in excellent performances, even…

Runner of the Month – October 2018

CLUB CAPTAINS RUNNER OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2018 We are now definitely into Autumn harriers and Christmas is approaching, with XC starting and the dust settles on Dublin Marathon the nominations came flowing in for Runner of the Month for October. First up, Kevin Donnelly was nominated for returning after a long lay off due…

Runner of the Month – September 2018

Nominations this month were dominated with Belfast Half Marathon success stories and it’s great to see so many Harriers exceeding their goals after working so hard over the last few months and keeping to their training plans. Tony McKeating, Karen McKee, Sharon Dunn and Joe Mathers all received nominations for their efforts, well done! There…