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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…

Club Report: Sunday 11th June 2017:

Many politicians this week end were found licking their wounds from the turmoil of the General Election, which saw some parties failing to get out of the starting blocks, while several failed to reach the finishing line, with one needing a little help just to break the tape. Mallusk Harriers however, were once more powering…

Club Report: Sunday 4th June 2017

Every morning in the animal kingdom, a gazelle wakens up knowing that it must outrun the fastest lion. That same lion wakens up each morning knowing it must run faster than the slowest gazelle. It doesn’t matter whether you are the lion or the gazelle. When the sun comes up – you’d better be running…….

Club Report: Sunday 28th May 2017

It’s been a difficult week….. Unyielding. Steadfast. Courageous. #Manchester. …..But we must go on! Mallusk Harriers Club Report: Sunday 28th May 2017. Friday 26th May 2017: Runher Stormont 10K. With the mercury close to the mid 20s, Mairead O’Hare 1.17:05 and Lisa Thompson 1.27:45 who suffered an extraordinary injury, when her shoe plastic support snapped…

Club Report: Sunday 21st May 2017

Summer is the time of year when we embrace brighter nights and have the luxury to add a little additional training in way of an extra run, or a long brisk walk if coming back from injury. In May and June when the late evening sun is still high, and the sky is the colour…