Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Why am I so shattered?

ISN’T RUNNING SUPPOSED TO ENERGISE ME... Why am I finding that after my runs I'm totally Zonked? When we lace up those trainers and head out the door or press start on the treadmill our bodies aim to increase the...

Meet the Contributors…Dr. Mary Margaret Meade

Dr. Mary Margaret Meade is a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Ulster University. She is accredited with the Sport Ireland Institute and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). As an applied practitioner, Mary Margaret has...

Why Mindset Matters

“It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit” (Dr George...

Northern Ireland and Ulster Senior Mens Relay Team Opportunity

Athletics NI have been invited to send a Men’s 4x100m Relay Team to the Anniversary Games on Sunday 9th July 2017. The NI & Ulster team will compete against England, Scotland, Wales, Australia, Netherlands, Italy and Spain. The team will...

An athlete in form – Kelly Neely (by Lee Maginnis)…

An athlete in form... Kelly Neely (by Lee Maginnis): Commonwealth Games finalist, former Northern Ireland record holder, netball player, World F35 Champion, coach and mother! We catch up with Kelly Neely to find out how she juggles her many responsibilities,...

#DreamRunDublin18 team take their first competitive step towards Dublin Marathon 2018!

#DreamRunDublin18 team compete at Lisburn 10k: Nine of the ten #DreamRunDublin18 team, who are all coached by Olympian Paul Pollock, were in action at the Lisburn 10k road race (Wednesday 20th June 2018) as they continue their training towards the...

Legends Among Us – Part 2: John T Glover

Legends Among Us - Part 2:  John T Glover (by Lee Maginnis): It is doubtful that many people reading this could recall a time when John Glover was not involved in Northern Ireland's athletics scene.  He has been there since...

Special Preview: NIMRA to host British Fell Running Championships opener this weekend!

Mourne Highline Mountain Race ( Round 1 - British Fell Running Championships 2018): Top class mountain runners from all over the UK and Ireland will descend on the stunning Mourne Mountains this weekend, as the Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association...

Endurance, Exeter, Mud and Surfing – Rebekah Nixon’s Breakthrough Year!

Endurance, Exeter, Mud and Surfing - Rebekah Nixon's Breakthrough Year: At the Northern Ireland & Ulster Senior Cross Country Championships in February, nineteen year old Rebekah Nixon (Dromore AC) ran a mature controlled race, never panicking, covering the gaps, remaining...

William McKee – Mourne Man, Who Also Runs! (by Lee Maginnis)

William McKee - Mourne Man, Who Also Runs! (by Lee Maginnis) As the mountain running season swings into action, Lee Maginnis took a brief look at the career to date of William McKee, one of our best mountain specialists. A man...
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Why am I so shattered?

ISN’T RUNNING SUPPOSED TO ENERGISE ME... Why am I finding that after my runs I'm totally Zonked? When we lace up those trainers and head...