Monday, May 10, 2021

New Ultra Championship Event for Northern Ireland

A new ultra-running event is set to be added to the local sporting calendar in late Spring, Covid restrictions allowing. The inaugural Whitespace NIURA 50K and 100K Northern Ireland and Ulster Championships are due to be staged in the late...

Trail Running Tips from Runcr8

I think it’s fair to say that a lot of people are put off trail running. It seems scary at first! But done safely, it can be one of the most exciting thing you can do as a runner....

Broken 2020…The Year Running Records Were Rewritten

As someone with little knowledge of the fell running scene, I've just finished reading "Broken 2020...The Year Running Records Were Rewritten" by Ally Beaven and I am now fully conversant with phrases like "dot watching", "FKTs", "LEJOG", "JOGLE" and...

Fundraise for Women’s Aid and Join The #10KbyMay Challenge

What is 10K by May? 10K by May is an awareness and fundraising campaign led by the team from Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on...

Beeline Healthcare Vitamins Help Improve Health for Runners

Most runners understand that diet and nutrition are essential elements of athletic performance and good health. It is important that the body gets the key nutrients and vitamins to function well. While a healthy balanced diet is key, vitamins...

Meet the Runner – Hannah Waugh

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Hannah (second from left) in the zone! I met Hannah at Meadowbank Track, shortly after arriving in Edinburgh. The session was run by the fantastic Alex MacEwan (interviewed previously). Alex told me to try...

On the Run from The Crum 24 Hour Ultra

By Mark Harold. Photos Mark Ramsey. At 9am on the 3rd of October 2020 off we set from the Crumlin Road gaol. Most of us edjits including myself, were dressed in prisoner attire. The race was a 24hr ultra marathon,...

NI & Ulster U18-U20 & Senior Championships- Day 2 Review

14 September 2020 Saturday 12th September was jam-packed with athletics action, starting with the P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon early that morning and continuing with the NI & Ulster U18-U20 & Senior Championships at the Mary Peters Track, which was an...

 THE ACTIVE RUNNER SAFETY CAMPAIGN #bebrightbesafebeseen

The Active Runner Free Online Magazine #bebrightbesafebeseen safety campaign is back for another year. The campaign which won an award from the NI Road Safety Awards in 2017 from its old facebook page Get Active Down Armagh is now...

Run ThirtyTwo – 7 Days, 3.2 Miles, 32 Counties

By Simon McEvoy I came up with a challenge that allows me to visit all 32 Counties in Ireland in 7 days to do a short run in some of the most beautiful settings & have legitimatised it by doing...
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