Thursday, January 21, 2021

Fast road racing at the new ‘Balmoral’ with plenty of PBs

Race Report by Bogboy (Photos courtesy of John Glover) After many months of lock down it’s brilliant to see racing back again. After a first series of road races around Down Royal racecourse a couple of weeks ago, this Saturday saw...

Newcastle & District AC’s & Salomon athlete Zak Hanna flies in Italy

Race Report by Bogboy Racing opportunities have been scarce since lockdown in March and only in recent weeks have opportunities emerged. Indeed a couple of weeks ago Newcastle & District AC’s Zak Hanna journeyed to County Wicklow to race in...

Series Results for the McGrady Financial Services Junior XC Series 2019/2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unfortunately we have been unable to hold the usual Prize Giving Evening. We have ordered Prizes for everyone who completed the series, and your club will be in contact with you soon regarding the...

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 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...

Karim Jaidane completes the Schools Half Marathon Virtual Event

Well done to Newcastle AC Junior member Karim Jaidane who completed the One Running Movement Schools Half Marathon Virtual Event this week! This virtual event gives children the opportunity to become familiar with the Schools Half Marathon. They run a...

The Spud Run

With races being cancelled all over the place, mountain runners were bracing themselves for the worst, alas, it was not to be and the good news was that race 1 of the NIMRA Championship, Glenariffe, would go ahead, albeit...

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)....

Impressive Podium Places for Tom and Thomas at Castlewellan

By The Buggy Pusher Castlewellan Forest Park was the destination on Saturday past as a small number of Newcastle and District AC runners braved the very difficult elements in the final race of the Born 2 Run series. Prior to the...

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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