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Shot in the arm for runners, as road racing returns

Photos with thanks to John T Glover Amidst wall to wall sunshine, and beaming smiles from athletes, competitive running recommenced over the weekend, with North Down representation at Down Royal racecourse and the Mary Peters Track in Belfast. After an enforced...

Treadmill Trail Run Anyone???

Treadmill. Trailrun. With music. 24 minute trail run around Ballymoyer Forest in the heart of South Armagh in Northern Ireland. Whatever your reason for running on the treadmill, it doesn't have to be boring! Bring the beauty of outdoors in with...

Meet the Runner – Rob Gilchrist

Name: Rob Gilchrist  Place of birth: L’Derry Running Club: Enniskillen Running Club ( I have recently moved back to Fermanagh, having lived in Farnham, Surrey for 20 years. While there I was a member of Farnham Runners and Woking Athletic Club) Age...

Meet The Runner – John McDonnell

  Name: John McDonnell Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts Running Club: Enniskillen Running Club Age Category: Over 50 List your PB’s: 5k - 18:11 10k - 39:35 1/2 Marathon 1:28:19 Marathon - 3:06 (Chester 2019) When did you start running and what motivated you?  I began running in 2011. ...

Runners Home Core workout (follow along)

Home core workout for runners and non-runners. A strong core is like having a strong foundation in a house. It's solid and you can rely on it. A weakened one on the other hand will lead to instability, inefficiency and...

New NI Record for Reid at Irish Micro Meet

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Leon Reid secured a double victory and a new Northern Ireland Indoor record at this weekend’s Irish Micro Meet in Dublin, sponsored by Irish Life Health. The invite-only meet acted as a selection for...

New Ultra Championship Event for Northern Ireland

A new ultra-running event is set to be added to the local sporting calendar in late Spring, Covid restrictions allowing. The inaugural Whitespace NIURA 50K and 100K Northern Ireland and Ulster Championships are due to be staged in the late...

Trail Running Tips from Runcr8

I think it’s fair to say that a lot of people are put off trail running. It seems scary at first! But done safely, it can be one of the most exciting thing you can do as a runner....

The CompareNI.com Florida 24 Hour Challenge

**SAVE THE DATE!* Gaithouse Events are very pleased to announce - The Compare NI Florida 24 Hour Challenge Saturday 10th April 2021 We are delighted to introduce our headline sponsor CompareNI.com - N. Ireland's dedicated insurance comparison website. The course is a very scenic approx....

Broken 2020…The Year Running Records Were Rewritten

As someone with little knowledge of the fell running scene, I've just finished reading "Broken 2020...The Year Running Records Were Rewritten" by Ally Beaven and I am now fully conversant with phrases like "dot watching", "FKTs", "LEJOG", "JOGLE" and...
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