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Outdoor Exercise Could be Banned if Lockdown Rules are Flouted

Daily outdoor exercise under coronavirus lockdown rules could be banned entirely if people flout rules over social distancing, health secretary Matt Hancock has warned. Mr Hancock told the BBC: "We've said it's OK to go for exercise because both the physical and...

North Coast Marathon Series

Enter our Virtual Race to raise essential funds for the Causeway Food Bank, helping local people in crisis. Choose your distance from 5K, 10K, Half or Full Marathon. Run when you like (practising social distancing of course, or on...

Schools Half Marathon and Schools Marathon Virtual Events Confirmed

The organisers of One Running Movement, a collaborative evolution for movement and change, have announced details of the Schools Half Marathon and Schools Marathon virtual events. These cumulative virtual running events have been launched following requests from parents and carers during these unprecedented times to complete the...

Ards Half Marathon Update

Unfortunately we have made the decision to cancel Ards Half Marathon & Walk 2020. Thanks to the organising committee, Ards and North Down Borough Council, PSNI, and traffic management company who have been working on the event. With the unpredictable...

Run the Runways 2020 – COVID19 – Important Event Information

Unfortunately due to the current situation with Covid19, we have no alternative but to cancel the Run the Runways event scheduled to take place on 8th May 2020. We are currently exploring the possibility of hosting a night edition of the...

Training Tips from Dave in These Challenging Times

Bear in mind that it takes months and years of consistency to build a good endurance base or endurance backbone and it is a continual work in progress. With the decimation of the race calendar it is probably a...

A Personal View on the Queen’s 5K

by Domhnall Lynam   Today is Wednesday 25th March, I have had this date engraved in my mind for quite a while now. The Queen’s 5k Race Around the River was scheduled for tonight and I was intending to run...

Home Schooling for Runners

By Sonya Summersgill So unfortunately my workshop was cancelled, for very good reasons, but one of the more interesting points I was going to cover was how to interpret your running photographs. I don’t pretend to be an expert running...

Athletics in Northern Ireland Suspension Extended Until 31st May 2020

24 March 2020 Following the further restrictions on movement put in place by the UK Government last night, UKA and the Home Country Athletics Federations have made the following updates to the previous statements issued on 17th March. Extending the suspension...

From Spud Runs to Wales – Ballydrain Harriers Report

Ballydrain Harriers at the Glenariff Mountain Race With running events being called off around the country, Ballydrain Harriers were fortunate to have had representatives at three different events this past weekend. Thirteen members travelled to the scenic Glens of Antrim...
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