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Club Report: Sunday 20th August 2017:

  Wednesday 16th August saw the 50th Anniversary of the sub 4 minute mile in Northern Ireland at Paisley Park in Belfast. The invitational event hosted by Albertville Harriers and attended by Dame Mary Peters saw four of our Mallusk Harriers proudly display the club vest in the re-enactment of the 1 mile race, with…

Club Report: Sunday 13th August 2017

Running isn’t a sport for pretty boys and girls. It’s about the sweat in your hair and the blisters on your feet. It’s the frozen spit on your chin and the nausea in your gut. It’s about throbbing calves and cramps at midnight that are strong enough to wake the dead. It’s about getting out…

Club Report: Sunday 6th August 2017:

Running reminds us, that even in our weakest moments, we are strong. It tasks us to be better than we were yesterday. To be better tomorrow, than we are today, and when we think we’ve given all we can give, we push a little more. For only those who risk going too far can possibly…

Club Report: Sunday 30th July 2017

Running is that time when the brain unspools the tangles that build up over the past few days. You can pound it out on the pavement, channel the energy into your legs, and when the run is over, the brain is ready for its next challenge… As are you… Go Run. Friday 28th July 2017:…

Sunday 23rd July 2017.

  You can run them, you can walk them or you can crawl them; but the hill will remain a hill. In the heat of battle under a scorching sun, concentrate your thoughts to the job at hand. You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe…

Club Report: Sunday 16th July 2017.

  On the 8th August 2017 Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champion Roger Federer will be 36 years of age. He has won 19 Grand Slam titles, the most by any male tennis player and like 37 year old Venus Williams this year’s Wimbledon Ladies Single’s runner up, in the twilight of his career. So what keeps…

Club Report: Sunday 9th July 2017.

The will to win is nothing, without the will to prepare. Therefore, if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired,…

Club Report: Sunday 2nd July 2017

Welcome July. The summer night has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne. Friday 30th June 2017. Ards Half Marathon: On the ‘Ards Peninsula Harrier Mark Smith continued his fine form with a sublime 1.20:01. Exceptional again from Joanne Milne with a sub 2 hour in 1.59:37, Clare Teer free from…

Club Report: Sunday 24th June 2017

As nine Harrier Gladiators began the 24 parkruns in 24 hours. It was first blood to the New Zealand All Blacks against the British & Irish Lions. In Aotearoa – The Land of the Long White Cloud – Maori culture plays a significant part of everyday life. As both teams lined up on a cool…

Club Report: Sunday 18th June 2017.

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Without desire there is no heart, without heart there is no will. The will to succeed is in everyone. Some may not have found it yet. Others have and embrace it. You must expect great things from yourself before you can execute them. Ultimately, with self-discipline, all…