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McGrady Financial Services Junior XC Series 2019/2020 – Race 3, Dromore

What a great day of running at Race 3 of the McGrady Financial Services Junior Cross Country which was hosted by Dromore AC at Dromore Community Centre. Even though a few athletes were competing at the All Ireland XC at...

National Cross Country Championships

Congratulations to all the Newcastle AC members who took part in the Irish Life Health National Cross Country Championships in Abbotstown over the weekend. Tom Crudgington finished 24th out of 128 in the U16 Boys Race, and also won a...

International Veterans Gallop Around Aintree

Race Report by Red Rum Newcastle and District AC veterans Thomas O’Gorman (MV35) and Connaire McVeigh (MV40) headed to Liverpool to take part in the 32nd British & Irish Masters Cross Country International which this year was run over the...

Podium Finish for Tom at the Run to Remember 5k

Over the weekend, Atlas Running held the second Run to Remember 5k in a very saturated Ballynahinch, with over 200 hardy souls taking part. Tom Crudgington from Newcastle AC had a podium finish, coming third in a very commendable time...

Luke comes out on top in the Leinster League

Congratulations to Newcastle AC member Luke McMullan who picked up the Leinster League trophy at the IMRA Prize Giving over the weekend. Luke had a clear lead coming first overall in the league with 12 points, with second place...

The 40th Dublin Marathon & Totten Shines in the Best Ever for Newcastle &...

The great thing about running is that eventually, unless you’re really unlucky, it gives you back what you put in and more. Sunday 27th October, the occasion of the 40th Dublin Marathon, was absolutely one of those days with...

Hill and Dale Coats on Tour

Report by The Nutty Chef Over the weekend, Connaire McVeigh took part in the Olympic Park 10km in London. He finished 4th overall after three laps around the Queen Elizabeth Stadium, where conditions where very windy, wet and slippery. Younger member...

Christmas Cracker Medals

Check out our 2019 Castlewellan Christmas Cracker Medals! Do you know someone who would love one of these? Tell them to get registered ASAP as the remaining entries are going very quickly! The 2019 Castlewellan Christmas Cracker Pairs Race will take...

Newcastle Athlete takes on the 10th Eco Trail Ultra Marathon in Wicklow

By The Top Chef In late September Newcastle and District AC athlete Charlie McAlinden participated in the first Wicklow Eco Ultra Marathon and managed to take a Vet-65 category win. This is a multi-terrain event which starts and finishes on...

Newcastle 9 take on the GR8

By Seamus the Cat With a number of different races taking place across the province on Saturday, 9 Newcastle and District AC members put their toes to the line at the 10th annual GR8 race organised by Murlough AC. Starting...
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PHYSIO

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...

Running Safely at Night

The importance of a Cool-Down