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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...

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...

Breakthrough Performance for McNiff in Scotland

Stirling International Cross-Country (11th January) Club youngsters Patrick McNiff (20) and Zak Hanna (24) were members of the NI & Ulster U23 and Senior teams respectively for the race under the shadow of Stirling Castle in Scotland on the 2nd...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christmas Off-Road Running Report

Report by Hill Runner Turkey Trot 2019 Christmas is normally a time for people to take it easy, eat and drink plenty and to put the feet up for a while. When most folk were busy doing this, the local...
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