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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…

Club Report: 14th May 2017

That scent of rain on dry pavements is called Petrichor, and it returned this weekend as temperatures cooled and the sky darkened. Mallusk Harriers are however a hardy bunch, wearing the vest come shower or shine, and giving one the excuse….. To run through the puddles. Saturday 13th May 2017: ParkRun: Antrim. After a couple…

Sunday 7th May 2017

After the exertion of the last couple of weeks for many of you Harriers. It was back to more familiar territories’ for parkrun this weekend, amid the blazing sun. Newcastle Upon Tyne Absent of any fog on the Tyne or Gazza. Mallusk’s Stephen Weir came in 30:03. Valley: Neil Campbell arrived first at the local…

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

The month turns once more, as the world’s favourite season is spring. Be like the flower and turn your face to the sun. Spring is the time for plans and projects; all things seems possible in May. Saturday 29th April 2017: Parkrun Carrickfergus: In Carrick Maeve Kennedy proudly wore the Mallusk vest as our solitary…

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…