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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…

Club Report: Sunday 4th February 2018

The sun was out this morning, but so was the black ice, so well done to those skaters who managed to safely complete their long runs today. It’s been a busy weekend for all you Harriers so let’s get on with it. Valley parkrun: Brendan McGeown 23:23, Yasmin Lynn 26:59 PB, Terry McIvor 27:00 (well…

Club Report: Sunday 28th January 2018

Well, another week, another 7 days filled with overindulgence and guilt. Xmas is so last year and the Spring target races are galloping towards us much faster than I’ll ever go. But we are Harriers and are undaunted. The huge turnouts at recent Tuesday night training sessions at BRA pitches proves it. Well done to…

Club Report: Sunday 21st January 2018

Another week where my lunch hours were mainly spent praying for that post on Facebook and Team App that said training was cancelled. Alan Ladd, you are the man! Yes, my mojo is currently still on winter vacation in the Caribbean. Hopefully it will be back in time for Larne. Results are a lot quieter…

Club Report: Sunday 14th January 2018

This week, my spirits lifted, my heart soared and I felt as if I had achieved nirvana. Nah, only kidding. The weather was dismal, the resolutions are all broken, the extra weight has not shifted and its still two weeks to payday. But on to the results… Valley parkrun: Neil Campbell 21:01, David Esler 26:35,…

Club Report: Sunday 7th January 2018

I was going to start by letting you know my new year’s resolution but, as I’m already perfect, I don’t need to make any. But good luck with yours. Maybe its to get faster, whilst still filling yourself with alcohol and cake. But on to the results… Race Over The Glens: Held back on New…

Club Report: Monday 1st January 2018

Folks, with so much going on, your weekly news report is a long one so you might as well grab a cuppa now. Your humble reporter made the brave decision yesterday to delay the report so that all the NYD parkruns could be included. Why, oh why? Yesterday, I was a year younger, less ill…