Monday, August 19, 2019

Shimmons shoots down Bigfoot !

Last week Aaron Shimmons travelled to the USA to take on one of its iconic 200 mile races, The Bigfoot 200 , 206.5 miles with over 42000 feet in ascent . The race route would take him from Mount St.Helens...

Mounting the Mournes and Rocking in Dublin

(Striders at Crawfordsburn 5K) Another busy running week for local club Scrabo Striders, with some notable personal achievements along the way, from mountains to half marathons to ultra-running. This year’s Mourne “Sevens Seven’s” race took place on the 10th August starting...

Keep Er Lit Runners Monaghan 10 & 5 Mile

It really was a PB Sunday in Monaghan Town as 14 KEL runners travelled and 13 returned with pbs across both distances. In the 5mile event Martin Dorman finished 3rd over with a new personal best of 34.28. Well...

SGR Trio take on Mourne’s Seven Sevens Challenge

(Barry McCarroll, Colm Murphy and Robbie Marsh)  Well done to the SGR team of Barry Mccarroll, Colm Murphy and Robbie Marsh who ran at the Mourne Seven Sevens Challenge on Saturday. The Seven Sevens which is a 18 mile, 8100ft test...

East Down AC Weekly News – 13/08/19

The Weekly News – 13/08/19 Posted on 13/08/2019 by Alison Carroll A Week in the Life of a Running Club You know it’s going to be an epic Weekly Report when the first photos and results of the week are in your...

7 Heaven for Stephens and Hanna

(Mark Stephens) Saturday 10th August saw the annual 7x7’s fell race take place, and with weather conditions poor all week runners were on standby for a last minute cancellation on Saturday morning, alas it was not to be and the...

Three in a row for Hanna at Slieve Croob

Nine Newcastle and District AC members put their toes to the line to support the now annual Slieve Croob 5k/10k challenge in the Dromara Hills on an overcast but humid Saturday morning. With a big turnout for this great event,...

Termoneeny Running Club Round Up w/e 11th August, 2019

Broughshane 5/10k Tuesday evening had relentless rainfall but this did not deter our hardy members from completing the Broughshane 5 and 10k.  It was the fourth year of this event which raises funds for the North West Mountain Rescue Team...

Springwell Weekly Round Up

(Springwell RC at the Broughshane 5 & 10k) Despite the monsoon weather conditions the summer road racing season is in full swing with Springwell RC represented at many of the events.  This week saw Springwell RC members in action in...

Experience shows as O’Hare takes top spot in Ardglass

Brian McVeigh leading the start of the 5K Two Newcastle and District AC members put their toes to the line on Wednesday night past to compete in the inaugural Ardglass Festival 5k and 10k road races. In the 50th anniversary...
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Why am I so shattered?

ISN’T RUNNING SUPPOSED TO ENERGISE ME... Why am I finding that after my runs I'm totally Zonked? When we lace up those trainers and head...