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Club Report 10th September 2017

Brilliant efforts this week at parkruns, 10k races, a pint and pie challenge and the biggest half-marathon The Great North Run. Parkruns • Newcastle (Across the Water): Maeve Kennedy 31:25 and Stephen Semple 31:25 warming up for the Great North Run. • Waterworks: Joe Mathers 19:26 PB, Patrick McGuckin 20:08, Eamonn Donaghy 23:06, Suzanne Brennan…

Club Report 3rd September 2017

It has been a week of transitions. We are moving into autumn with the darker evenings, many of our Harriers are tackling their first 10k races and The Insider has retired passing the most coveted job on the running scene to someone else. So here we go… Larne AC InterClub Race, Feystown Road, Glenarm (Tues…

Club Report Sunday 27th August 2017

Whatever life throws at you, even if it hurts, be strong and fight through it. Remember strong walls shake but never collapse. Friday 25th August 2017: Magheralin 5K: Around the country lanes between Moira and Lurgan in the pouring rain saw the 1st Mallusk Harrier Danny Donaldson in 18:33, with Alex Davidson 20:01, Paul Skillen…

Club Report: Sunday 20th August 2017:

  Wednesday 16th August saw the 50th Anniversary of the sub 4 minute mile in Northern Ireland at Paisley Park in Belfast. The invitational event hosted by Albertville Harriers and attended by Dame Mary Peters saw four of our Mallusk Harriers proudly display the club vest in the re-enactment of the 1 mile race, with…

Club Report: Sunday 13th August 2017

Running isn’t a sport for pretty boys and girls. It’s about the sweat in your hair and the blisters on your feet. It’s the frozen spit on your chin and the nausea in your gut. It’s about throbbing calves and cramps at midnight that are strong enough to wake the dead. It’s about getting out…

Club Report: Sunday 6th August 2017:

Running reminds us, that even in our weakest moments, we are strong. It tasks us to be better than we were yesterday. To be better tomorrow, than we are today, and when we think we’ve given all we can give, we push a little more. For only those who risk going too far can possibly…

Club Report: Sunday 30th July 2017

Running is that time when the brain unspools the tangles that build up over the past few days. You can pound it out on the pavement, channel the energy into your legs, and when the run is over, the brain is ready for its next challenge… As are you… Go Run. Friday 28th July 2017:…

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,…