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Christmas Cracker Race 2019

The 2019 Castlewellan Christmas Cracker Pairs Race will take place on Saturday 28th December 2019 at 1pm. Entries will open this Monday 7th October at 7pm! There is a limit of 750 entries. No additional entries will be released after...

Four hundred teams registered in less than a week

An update on the 2019 Christmas Cracker by Bogusboy The Castlewellan Christmas Cracker has become one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the NI running Calendar. This year, within one week of going live, over 400 of the 750...

Thirteen Runners Under Seven Minutes as McNeilly’s Record Holds for Another Year

(Zac Hanna, Newcastle AC) By the Head Chef On a damp yet relatively balmy evening runners from far and near descended on the former market town of Castlewellan for the 30th Mill Hill Mile race. This year Newcastle and District AC...

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...

Confusion Looms as Lynch, Troeng and Carson Take Top Spots For Newcastle at Rathfriland...

Race Report by The Head Chef Newcastle and District AC members turned out in great numbers to participate in the annual Rathfriland 10k and 5k races. In total 13 members put their toes to the line with all taking part...

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...

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...

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,...

Frank runs through the Wall in Berlin

By Marathon Man After trips to the expo the fearsome foursome of Murtagh, Troeng, Cunningham and Higgins travelled to the Hasenheide Parkrun on Saturday morning all recording times under 25 minutes- and the slowest 5k times of the weekend. After last...

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...
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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