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Just calm down, for now

Just calm down, for now… This week’s running report begins in Oslo Norway, where Sarah Dinsmore was taking on the Oslo marathon for the charity Extern in memory of her father, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Sarah put in a stirling performance and just missed out in achieving a new PB, however she…

Indian Summer and beetroot bakes

Indian summer and Beetroot bakes… Growing steadily over the last two years, the Mallusk Harriers representation at the Laganside 10K in 2014 had a grand total of 6 runners in the field, this grew to 34 the following year only to be eclipsed this year with a total of 47 members taking on the new…

Stop, look and listen

It’s been a while and I am very sure I will leave someone or some race out, sincere apologies before I get in to the report, shall try my best to keep it short, however I am sure there will be a story along the way somewhere… Excuses : – dog ate my pencil and…

So much for the Summer, we are off…

So much for the summer… We may not have the sunniest weather like that of the Mediterranean up here in Mallusk, however it certainly hasn’t prevented the lads and lassies heading out for the races. This week’s racing for the Mallusk Harriers began on a fine Monday evening, a short distance up the road to…

Best laid plans and all that…

Sometimes a little can be a lot… The return to Friday night running is always a good thing and certainly suits many folk. With two options, one at the Giants Trail race hosted by Dub runners, the other at the 5 mile Milk run in Ballymoney hosted by Springwell AC. Elaine Kennedy and Darren Linton…

A close encounter of the running kind…

A close encounter of the running kind… How quickly the weeks pass whilst you are in full holiday mode, but here it goes… The opening race over the holiday period, began with the NI Duathlon race at Victoria Park with the inaugural 5k race on the 12th July, the club had 1 member with Nuala…

No one gets left behind, not even bikes…

Where to begin… A few weeks have passed without acknowledging the achievements from many of the Mallusk Harrier runners, so here it goes… Best to start with the parkrun events… At the Waterworks 11/06/16: Danny Donaldson 18:52, Matthew Lavery 22:09, James Hewitt 24:13, Patrick J Hamill 25:03, Dave McComiskey 29:11 & Tiffany McAllister 31:21. At…

So much for the Summer…

So much for the weekend… There may be a limited number of races over the holiday period, but no matter ‘have race, will travel’. Parkruns for Saturday 9th July 2016: Waterworks parkrun – Danny Donaldson 18:31, Patrick J Hamill 25:12, Tiffany McAllister 30:03, Anne Marie Craig 36:00, Elizabeth Peeples 38:53 Belfast Victoria – Susan Thompson…

Nearly there…

Back to the running, well almost… Beginning with the weekly parkrun events, the Mallusk Harriers had 60 plus runners attending numerous events over the last two weeks, although more importantly had many out and about in volunteering roles. Just a kind reminder, without the humble volunteer giving some time back into the events, there would…

A mars a day…

Burning the candle at both ends is certainly something that comes to mind or even all work, rest and play without a Mars bar in sight, perhaps maybe all work and no, rest or play. Again apologies for the delay in delivering the club reports over the last few weeks… well here it goes, brief…