Saturday, October 19, 2019

Prosecco then Dam Busting

(Striders enjoying Friday Night's Prosecco Run at Castle Ward, hosted by Atlas Running) The 8th Annual EXTERN DAMBUSTERS races took place on Saturday 17th August at the Silent Valley Mountain Centre, organised by Born2Run events and part of the Pure Running Half Marathon...

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...

Slieve Gullion Runners STORM SEA 2 SKY

Siofra McSherry Slieve Gullion Runners STORM SEA 2 SKY........ Photo included of  Siofra McSherry  at Sea 2 Sky finish line in Newcastle Thunder and rain did not deter our two SGR team members who took on the SEA 2 SKY in...

Robbie Soars Mont Blanc…Slieve Gullion News

The entire club of Slieve Gullion Runners are so proud of fellow member Robbie Marsh has he took on this extreme challenge of the World famous CCC Mont Blanc  with an amazing belief and commitment at the start line in Courmayeur France ...

Official Launch of Slieve Gullion Runners G819

Slieve Gullion Runners Proudly presents the G819 for it's second year taking place at Slieve Gullion Forset Park that comprises of an 8 Mile / 8K Run and an 8K  Walk following the beautiful forest trial at the Giants...

SGR Duo at Chicago Marathon

(Tina Crawley and David Rushe at the  Bank of America Chicago Marathon) SGR David Rushe and Tina Crawley proudly represent the club at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, that was also part of Marathon history as Brigid...

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...

Run The Trails Race Review

On the evening of Saturday 3th August Scrabo Striders Running Club held their “Run the Trails” open race at Mount Stewart, an all abilities running event comprising a 10km and Half Marathon (13.1 mile) chip-timed race around the beautiful...

Monaghan, a weekend to remember for Slieve Gullion Runners

(Eamon Murphy on his 75th Marathon in Monaghan) The  Monaghan Phoenix Marathon Festival  that took place on Saturday and Sunday seen some outstanding running from SGR Barry McCarroll , Ronan Halpenny and Eamon Murphy. On Saturday day one of the...

Striders at Belfast Half Marathon 2019

On Sunday 22nd September Northern Ireland’s biggest half marathon event took place, the Belfast City Half Marathon. Nearly 5000 runners set off from Ormeau Embankment at 9am, just as heavy rain started, to complete a loop of Ormeau Park...
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Running Safely at Night

The nights are getting darker, the days shorter and winter is unavoidably hurtling fast towards us. Summer is soon becoming a distant memory and...

The importance of a Cool-Down