Monday, August 19, 2019

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...

Slieve Gullion Runners News

PADDY 2ND IN CARLINGFORD 5K Well done to hosts Glenmore ac for staging another great Michael Fearon and Kevin Marron 5KM in Carlingford and big congratulations on your  50th year of athletics from everyone at SGR . Another great show from...

Linda’s Triathlon Triumph, Scrabo Striders’ News

Photo : Philip Blair Photography Huge congratulations to Scrabo Strider Linda Dugan who took part in her first half Ironman triathlon on Sunday 28th which consisted of an 1800m swim, a 90km bike race and a 21km run. Lots of...

Newcastle AC – Bob Graham Round Report

You just sneaked in, you jammy sods! They did it…. some people would say “just!”, with a combination of perfect weather and a fantastic support crew, they had it nearly as easy as Stevie, Mark and Dominic 2 years previously! One...

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...

Springwell Running Club News

Antoinette Conway, Kate McNicholl, Colin Connolly and Majella McAteer This week’s hot and humid provided challenging running conditions for Springwell’s band of enthusiasts but they were still able to claim their share of wins, podium positions and age category places...

Robbie Does the Double on Mountain Marathons

A proud week for the club as SGR Robbie Marsh did the area proud at the Seven Sisters Skyline in Donegal  2 mountains Marathons in 2 days ,one of which was an Ultra. SGR Robbie Marsh surpassed himself once again...

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...

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...

Russell and Troeng take podium places at Sea 2 Sky races

Mari Treong (left) 3rd 10k lady Friday evening saw the annual Born 2 Run Sea 2 Sky 5k and 10k races in Newcastle with numerous Newcastle AC members taking part. With the 10k starting opposite O’Hares Bar and Lounges and...
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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...