Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Antarctic Ice Marathon 2019 by Sean O’Hagan

Several years ago I read a new article about this Irish guy, Richard Donavon who ran a marathon on the seven continents in four days. I was impressed. That was some feat, and it was a Galway man who did it. Looking...

Invictus Games Call Up for Lisburn Army Veteran

Drive and determination keep Mark Clougherty focused both on and off the athletics track. The Ards Rangers coach has his sights firmly set on fulfilling his sporting potential at this year’s Invictus Games in The Hague, Holland, as the only...

The Art (and Science) of Managing Running Blisters

Everything you didn't realise you needed to know about blisters… but will stand you in good stead as you take on your running goals this decade. Truly the worst enemy of every runner (unless you’re very lucky or indeed a...

Rankin and McGlynn win Rudolph Run 10k with Record Times

Scott Rankin (Foyle Valley) and Ann-Marie McGlynn (Letterkenny AC) took the 10k victories at Saturdays Rudolph Run in Eskra, Co Tyrone  recording impressive course records of 31.24 and 34.15 respectively. McGlynn’s winning run continued fresh from her 10k Seeley...

On the Run from The Crum – The Winning Route

by Michael Regan 2008 I entered my first Marathon with little to no training.  I didn't run much after it until a few years of  causeway coast marathons also the half marathon. The next step for me was the Causeway...

High Hamstring Tendinopathy… a persistent pain in the Butt

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) PHT is a painful overuse injury affecting the hamstring tendons where they attach to the ‘sit bone’ of the pelvis. You may have heard it referred to as TENDONITIS in the past but just to be...

How I Came to Running OR How Running Found Me

by Steve Smyth (You Can Jog It) Don't get me wrong, there are worse off than me, but I was born in 1977 with underdeveloped hips, which was treated more aggressively than it is today, with boots and a bar...

If you can’t do the marathon – do the #tedathon!

Maeve Curley from Lavey (and a member of Termoneeny Running Club) is busy training for next year’s London Marathon. She is determined to raise as much as she can for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) the charity which has been...

Rebellion Ultra Wales

By Robbie Marsh. A 75 mile ultra marathon in mid Wales which follows the first 75 miles of the Glyndŵr's Way National Trail, with a total ascent of just over 12,500ft (3810m). The event starts in Knighton, just on the...

Preview : Comber Cup XC 2019

This weekend, our local muck loving cross country junkies will lace up their spikes and get their fix of one of the sport’s most traditional types of running, something that pretty much everyone has tried (be it through choice,...
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The Art (and Science) of Managing Running Blisters

Everything you didn't realise you needed to know about blisters… but will stand you in good stead as you take on your running goals...

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