Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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...

North Down News – 2/8/20

Race two of the Championchip Series followed up the successful previous event at Down Royal Racecourse with another opportunity for ‘on the run’ puns, this time at the former prison site now better known as the Eikon Exhibition Centre,...

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...

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...

SGR Lads Take on a Last Man Standing Challenge

Wishing the Slieve Gullion Runners lads Barry Mc Carroll, Colm choc Murphy and Marty Chipper the very best of legs as they take part in an un-offical last man standing challenge in Tannaghmore gardens, 33 mile done and 25...

Crawfordsburn 5k Trail Race

It has been decided to cancel the Crawfordsburn 5k due to be held on the 5th of August. Restrictions are unlikely to be sufficiently lifted, and whilst we considered ideas such as rolling starts,...

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...

North Down News

2019 Virtual Mile (photos from 2019) In the continuing absence of mass participation athletics, North Down men’s captain, Steven Donegan, launched the most recent round of the club virtual race series with instructions to find a flat and fast route and...

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...
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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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