Monday, August 3, 2020

Athletes in the Running at Down Royal Races

After several months of virtual racing and imaginary opposition, competitive running returned to something resembling the normal format on Saturday, albeit with social distancing and staggered starts on Down Royal Racecourse. At a venue which normally subscribes to the notion...

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...

Kipsang, Reed and Mitchell take the honours in Bangor Burn Up

Bangor 10k Results Gideon Kipsang completed his Bangor hat-rick, whilst Declan Reed (City of Derry Spartans) and Emma Mitchell (Clonliffe Harriers) claimed the NI & Ulster titles, as the cream of local talent fought it out on a pleasant day...

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...

North Down Weekly Roundup – 21/10/19

Comber Cup Round two of the Cross Country League kicked off at the Billy Neill Playing Fields on Saturday, with sunny skies, underfoot conditions that reflected the recent rain and a strong showing from North Down athletes of all ages....

North Down Weekly Roundup

Irish Cross Country Championships Jessica Craig and Rachel Gibson at the national cross country On a pleasantly calm and mild Sunday afternoon in North Dublin, the cream of national talent gathered in conditions that were best described as sticky underfoot, but...

Castle Park Carve Up For 20th Smith Shield

There may be a long road ahead before a return to mass participation running, but despite events up and down the country being postponed or cancelled, the 2020 edition of the Smith Shield Handicap provided North Down members with...

Club Records Fall On Busy Weekend For North Down

Dublin Marathon In conditions that were noted to be just about perfect for distance running, 22,500 athletes lined up in Dublin city centre on Sunday morning for an increasingly popular event that sold out in record time this year. Taking...

North Down Success Amongst Muddy Mayhem

NI & Ulster Uneven Age Group XC Championships & Bobby Rea 2019 In conditions that many seasoned campaigners described as the worst they’d ever encountered, the mud encrusted Billy Neil Playing Fields played host to the age group championships on...

N.I. & Ulster 10k Championship – Race Preview

With autumnal colours creeping in and the curtain coming down on another road racing season, the Bangor 10k, in association with George Best Belfast City Airport, returns this Saturday for what promises to be one of the highlights on...
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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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