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Sunday 23rd April 2017

This weekend saw many Mallusk Harriers, testing their mental agility, physical endurance through down right gritted teeth in London and Connemara for Marathon and Ultra Marathon challenges. With the long road ahead many would have stood at the start, lost in their own thoughts, possibly sharing a few reassuring words with a friend or even…

Sunday 16th April 2017

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. The marathon countdown continues for many. Some may begin to self-doubt, asking oneself, have I enough, was there more I could do. The answer is in the training now gone. How you felt after accomplishing those toughest runs, will keep your body strong, the mind…

Club Report: 9th April 2017

A run begins, the moment you forget that you are running…. Many Harriers returned to parkrun this weekend, and with their various aspects of training, many continued to push the barriers from previous unknown times. Again the term personal best, is becoming synonymous to the vest of Mallusk as once more PBs’ were shattered. Saturday…

Club Report: Sunday 2nd April 2017

April 1st: Let us be thankful for fools, but for them, the rest of us could not succeed. As the long road of marathon training continues, the marathon runner can sometimes begin to doubt oneself. Sometimes the body does not want to do this. As you run it can tell you to stop. But the…

Club Report: 26th March 2017

It was back to basics for many Harriers this weekend, parkrun on Saturday and those training for spring marathons, continuing to up their game and the miles as the weeks’ until race day reach the digits of one hand. With the clock hand moving forward, the extra evening daylight, can give one a more eagerness…

Club Report: 19th March 2017

Mallusk Harriers Club Report: 19th March 2017: Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts, and the trail you blaze will leave others in your wake. Friday 17th March 2017. St Patrick failed to turn up the dry side of the stone this year, for the annual Craic outing in central Belfast….

Club Report: 12th March 2017

Mallusk Harriers Club Report: 12th March 2017. As the week turns, the digits of one hand tell we are close and that Larne is almost upon us. This is a good week for preparation. One of the times that the Benjamin Franklin quote springs to mind, ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’…

Club Report: March 5th 2017

Mallusk Harriers Club Report: March 5th 2017. Wednesday just past was the 1st March, the end of the metrological winter and as they say in these parts; the day the crows build their nests. Spring is upon us and the Carlingford Half Marathon traditionally kicks off the official start of the half marathon season. However…

Club Report: February 27th 2017

Mallusk Harriers Club Report: February 27th 2017 To Dare Is To Do. A rather arduous weekend for our dedicated Harriers, as they had to endure a deluge of rain and gales, as winter tightened its grip. In between the double act of storms’ Doris and Ewan, club members participated in local parkrun’s and other events…

Club Report: 19th February 2017

Mallusk Harriers Club Report: 19th February 2017 While you were sleeping…. Every morning my alarm goes off. My body still aches from yesterday’s run. I’ve a long day ahead, but still I get up and run. Through the pain, self-doubt, the rain, or sleet and sometimes snow. Freezing temperatures, head winds, and up the hills;…