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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...

Newcastle AC 2020 Competition Update

Newcastle AC Committee have discussed the 2020 H&D, Ford 5k, Mill Hill Mile, Slieve Donard and Christmas Cracker, after reviewing current advice on Covid restrictions and the lead time required to gain the various permissions. Unfortunately, we have had to...

Weekly Club News

Stunning victory by Brown in Carlingford, chased home by McNeilly Newcastle & District 1st & 2nd at the Carlingford Half-Marathon 2020 Congratulations to Newcastle & District AC’s Aidan Brown on his excellent victory in the Carlingford Half-Marathon on Saturday (7th March)....

Hill & Dale Challenge 2020

As published on our website last week, whilst lockdown has eased and we can travel to the hills again, the continuing restrictions on races have resulted in this year’s Hill & Dale Series being cancelled. As promised, to help fill...

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...

What a Cracker as McGrady and Barrington Triumph on the Playrock

The Castlewellan Christmas Cracker by Bogusboy It was one of the best kept secrets in history. Even his wife did not know the course. His close friends and running colleagues tried every trick in the book to ascertain the route...

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...

Another Historic Day for Newcastle & District Athletics Club – 2nd Senior NI &...

(Photos courtesy of Keith McClure Photography) Race Report by BOGBOY The NI & Ulster Senior Cross-Country Championships returned to Ulster University at Coleraine for the first time in several years, sponsored by local estate agents and former international athlete Phil Tweedie,...
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PHYSIO

Meet The Physio – Sinead Boyle

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Sinead is a physiotherapist based in Ireland. We started rowing together at Bann Rowing Club around 16 years...

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