Thursday, December 12, 2019

Rain…We Run in the Face of Rain

By Ian Frazer, Striders Juniors @ Bobby Rea XC Extremely wet, windy and cold conditions on Saturday didn’t deter members of Scrabo Striders from getting out and representing the club at various events. First up was the Run to Remember in...

Striders at Portaferry, Ultra Success

Charlie Allen Jnr, Portaferry 10 Mile, Relay. Photo Credit : Dermot Boyd The Portaferry 10 Mile Road Race took place on the evening of Tuesday 16th July in dry and very warm conditions. This increasingly popular local race formed part...

Scrabo Striders compete at Loughgall and Seeley

On Saturday 30 November thirteen athletes from local running club Scrabo Striders too park in the Loughgall 10K and 5K runs. As part of the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run series and organised by BORN2RUN Events the route takes participants...

More Mud and MoRunning

(Striders Ladies and Vets at Malcolm Cup) On Saturday 23rd November Scrabo Striders Running Club headed to Co Antrim to continue their participation in the Cross Country League.  Another few days of rain had created a very muddy course at...

Jared and Matthew Post Great U19 Times – BHAC News

(Jared Martin & Matthew Carville at the Bobby Rea XC 2019) The Bobby Rea International Cross-Country race was held on Saturday 9th November at Billy Neill Centre of Excellence, Dundonald on what proved to be the wettest and most challenging...

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...

The Weekly News from Slieve Gullion

KEVIN AT THE RUN IN THE DARK CORK CITY SGR Kevin McSherry took on the very cold night and hailstones in Cork City last Wednesday evening in the Run in the Dark 10K in the city. Kevin battled on to...

Scrabo Striders Storm Carrick Castle

The “Storming the Castle” 10K road race and Kids Fun Run took place on Sunday 25th August in Carrickfergus in unbroken sunshine and 24 degree temperatures.  Now in it’s fifth year this very popular event saw 800 runners start...

Striding Saturday into Sunday

(Donovan Jones, Shannon Clegg, Dave Stevenson) Newtownards based running club Scrabo Striders held their first ever endurance running event on Saturday in the beautiful grounds and trails of the National Trust Castle Ward Estate. In fantastic sunny weather some eighty...

Mourne 2 Day – 40th Anniversary Year, Newcastle AC News

(Stevie Rice, Donna Daly, Sam McNeilly and Nigel McKinney 2019 Score) By the Terminator  The Mourne 2 Day, or Mourne Mountain Marathon is the only 2 day mountain marathon in Ireland. The event comprises of 2 long days in the hills,...
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High Hamstring Tendinopathy… a persistent pain in the Butt

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) PHT is a painful overuse injury affecting the hamstring tendons where they attach to the ‘sit bone’ of the pelvis. You...

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