Sunday, April 5, 2020

National Vests and Personal Bests for North Down Athletes

UK Athletics Inter Counties XC – Loughborough Hosted on the rolling hills of Prestwold, a 1000 hectare Leicestershire estate featuring its very own airfield, the British Athletics cross country meet gathered a quality field on Saturday, with North Down represented by...

North Down Juniors Master the Mud of Mallusk

Ulster Schools Cross Country In fairly pleasant overhead conditions the rescheduled Ulster Schools cross country gathered the cream of local talent to the Mallusk playing fields on Wednesday, with the recent rain making for heavy going on many parts of...

North Down Ladies Claim Championship Gold

NI & Ulster Cross Country Championships On a course best described as brutally honest, the cross country season reached its finale on Saturday afternoon as the University of Ulster Coleraine played host to hundreds of local athletes, with double league...

North Down Weekly Roundup – 17/2/2020

Armagh Road Races On the back of Storm Ciara and prior to the arrival of Storm Dennis, the good people of Armagh AC will have been delighted to have benefitted from a short break in the inclement conditions for the...

North Down Weekly Round Up – 10/02/20

Stormont Cross Country The imminent arrival of Storm Ciara had Mags Mathieson and the good people of the NICS sports association biting their fingernails for the second year in succession, with any upgrade of the yellow weather warning threatening to...

North Down Weekly Roundup – 3/2/2020

On Sat 1st & Sun 2nd February, almost 30 of the club’s junior athletes made the trip to the impressive National Indoor Arena in Dublin to compete in the NI & Ulster Indoor Age Group Championship. As ever, there was...

Gold for McCann at the National Indoor Championships

  Winning a national title always produces a tremendous feeling of elation, but at the Irish Life Health U23 & Junior indoor championships in Athlone on Saturday 25th, that feeling was made even greater for Rachel McCann when she produced an...

North Down Festival of Cross Country

Despite many of the local parkruns being frozen off, icy paths gave way to sun drenched grass as North Down AC hosted their annual cross country event in near perfect conditions on Saturday afternoon. The increasingly popular primary school...

Latest News from North Down AC

Mathieson Cup Cross Country   Historically the venue for a series of high profile cross country events in the 80’s and 90’s attracting a host of international stars, including Steve Ovett and Paula Radcliffe, the eternally arctic Mallusk playing fields played...

North Down Festival of Cross Country – This Saturday

Cross country athletics returns to Castle Park, Bangor this Saturday 18th January 2020, with North Down’s festival of running offering something for social and competitive athletes of all ages. Registration is from 10:30am in Marquis Hall, a short walk to...
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