Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Newcastle & District AC at the Races

Race Report by BOGBOY The racecourse looked immaculate on Saturday morning as the runners arrived at Down Royal the morning after ‘the races’ (for horses), the evening before, for more ‘races’ (for humans) as part of the ChampionChip Ireland well-organised...

Bronagh Completes the Killarney Hardman

Last weekend Bronagh McInerney travelled to Co Kerry to take part in the Killarney Hardman. The event consisted of a 3.8km swim, followed by 180km cycle round the Ring of Kerry and finished off with a 42.2km run. For most...

Ballydrain Harriers Raise Funds for Air Ambulance from the Race That Never Was! 

Pictured are Gary Long and members of the Ballydrain Harriers Committee presenting Grace Williams from NI Air Ambulance with the Comber 10K 2020 donation. One of the many consequences of the coronavirus lockdown was that Ballydrain Harriers had to cancel the extremely popular Comber 10K running road race for 2020....

Ballydrain Harriers News Update

By Deborah. Down Royal Race course Lisburn was the venue on Saturday 22nd August 2020 for Championchip Ireland’s Fourth 5km, 10km, and Half Marathon running series sponsored by Forestside Shopping Centre . Two Ballydrain Harriers , Luke Wallace and David Craig...

Brilliant Bronze for Rachel McCann – North Down Round-up

Brilliant Bronze for Rachel McCann   After months of reduced track time, and having to make the best of the gravel and grass of Ward Park, Rachel McCann received reward for her commitment and dedication to training with a well deserved...

Bailey breaks the World Everesting Running Record

On Sunday 23rd August, Ian Bailey set out to run an 'Everest' on Slieve Donard, 37 times from saddle to summit and back for a total ascent of around 9,250m (8,848m the height of Everest from sea level plus...

Newcastle & District AC Weekend Racing Notes

Zak Hanna excels again – this weekend at the Italian Mountain Racing Championships Three weeks after his brilliant racing weekend in Malonno, Lombardy in Northern Italy, with a 3rd in Piz Tri Vertical Kilometre (Saturday) and a 5th in the...

Seven Sisters Skyline, Alison Stocks Representing Ballydrain

The sun was shining in Donegal last Saturday for the Seven Sisters Skyline race, a 52k mountain run starting at the foot of Mount Errigal and part of the UK-Ireland National Skyrunning Series. Nearly 180 competitors set out early on...

North Down Roundup

NI & Ulster Age Group U14-U17 Championships This year’s U14-U17 NI & Ulster Age Group championships took place over the weekend at the Mary Peters track, as usual, however with limited spectators, social distancing rules and many track races run as time trials, the event was unlike...

Ballydrain Harriers Run Wild and Glenarm

Harrier Nigel Martin at Glenarm As the running community continues its tentative steps towards organising races amidst the new ‘normal’ of COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines, this weekend saw two races taking place. Saturday 8th August saw the 3rd race in...
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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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