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Club Report – Sunday 15th April 2018

A busy week for the Harriers as the lighter nights allowed us to start getting some mid-week running in again. The club was well represented as the racing started mid-week with the ladies only Ballymena Belles 5 Mile event on Tuesday evening. Sharon Dunn 40:04, Suzanne “not a 5k PB in it” Brennan 40:04PB, Sarah…

Club Report – Sunday 8th April 2018

This week, Easter put its bonnet on and tried to rain and blow us off the roads before changing its mind and giving us a wee bit of sunshine for our parkruns and Titanic running. First up is the Whitehead 5 mile Road Race on Easter Monday. Braving the tropical Easter weather were: Alan Ladd…

Club Report: Sunday 1st April 2018

Looks as if the committee will have to get the builders in at the Hub as we have once again expanded our Headers Department. But more of that later. Couple of results from last week to catch up on: 5k Rabbit Run @ Hazelbank: Fiona Wylie 29:06, Jennifer McCoppin 29:28, Duncan Baxter 30:45, Freda Stubbs…

Club Report: Sunday 25th March 2018

You people are trying to kill me! mid-week racing, parkruns, half marathons, charity runs, international trail races…. The sun is finally shining again but I’m sitting here in my large but lonely Romanesque villa stuck to my keyboard all day. The racing started early this week with the flat and fast Queens 5k and 3k…

Club Report: Sunday 18th March 2018

A visit into the lion’s den, a feat of physical endurance but ultimately, victory and eternal glory. Yes, I managed to go to the pub in the afternoon, drink 3 pints and live to tell the tale. Think the rugby was on in the background too. Valley parkrun: Lee-Anne Hutchinson 29:55, Clare Teer 38:31 Waterworks…

Club Report: Sunday 11th March 2018

I needed a bit of inspiration this week and so I watched Chariots of Fire. Must have had an effect as it made me run in slow motion all weekend. Valley “extension of the swimming pool” parkrun: Paul Skillen 23:40, Neil McCready 23:48, Stephen Semple 24:10, Brendan McGeown 24:15, Gabrielle McMillan 25:35, Owen Fulton 25:44,…

Club Report: Sunday 4th March 2018

Well I think we were all taken aback by it. The severity and scale of it. We all asked ourselves why? And that was only Joanne Milne’s childhood haircut. The weather was shockin’ too! Valley “snowglobe” parkrun: Neil Campbell 21:50, Tony McKeating 26:09, Owen Fulton 28:17, Lee-Anne Hutchinson 31:26, Neill McGlinchey 34:40, Fidelma McCoppin 36:35,…

Club Report: Sunday 25th February 2018

Well, a few of us headed out this week to get our training done before the world ends next week due to 1cm of snow. Valley parkrun: Neil McCready 23:34, Paul Skillen 24:35, Owen Fulton 27:57, Frances Kane 30:31, Erin Teer 44:22, Patricia Kane 46:35 Waterworks parkrun: Sharon McCavana 30:42, Katherine McCloskey 33:34 PB Antrim…

Club Report: Sunday 18th February 2018

Not so many other events this weekend (with one slightly mental exception) and so the Harriers headed for the parkruns, especially the Valley, mainly gamely incorporating parkruns into their long runs for the week. Valley parkrun: Neil Campbell 19:48, Ken McAuley 22:19, Susan Thompson 23:56 (First lady finisher), Tony McKeating 26:05, Olivia Thompson 26:45, Clare…

Club Report: Sunday 11th February 2018

Another week, another blizzard. Well, it’s been no bed of roses, no pleasure cruise. I consider it a challenge before the whole human race and I ain’t gonna lose. Yes, we are and, yes, I know what you want to read about. This is what we top end reporters call “building the excitement” and so…