Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hill & Dale Series 2016… Full details now available!

Hill and Dale Series 2016: This month (April 2016) will see the return of the annual Hill & Dales Series, hosted by County Down based club and newly crowned NI & Ulster Senior XC Champions, Newcastle AC. Seen by many as a...

The importance of a Cool-Down

So we have all been told to cool down after our runs, but what does that actually mean?  What is cooling down and how are we supposed to do it properly?  As physios we get asked this question from our runners...
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‘Spirit of Running’…..Under Starters Orders!

Anyone reading this article on NiRunning Page will need no reminding how popular running has become.  People of all abilities are taking to roads and trails to experience all that running brings to our lives. From Park Runners to...

Mara Yamauchi decides to call it a day:

GB athlete announces retirement: On Tuesday 22nd January 2013 Mara Yamauchi announced that she has decided to retire from elite competition.  After becoming Britain’s second fastest ever marathon runner, and competing both in the Beijing and London Olympic Games, she...

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...

Paul Pollock and Kevin Seaward look to CWG after NI athletes impress at IAAF...

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2018 (by ATHLETICS NI): Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders) took 77th place at the IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Valencia on Saturday (24th March 2018) in his final tune-up before running the marathon at the Commonwealth Games...

Armagh AC enjoy a successful night at the Armagh Sports Forum Awards

Armagh AC are well represented at local sports awards: Last week, well respected Northern Ireland running club Armagh AC, organisers of the prestigious Armagh International Road Races and the Armagh 10m Road Race, were well represented at the Armagh Sports...

Irish XC star talks about his performance at Euro XC 2012:

Newcastle AC's Eoghan Totten speaks about his European XC experience: The European Cross Country Championships in Budapest put the international standard of running in perspective.  The trip revealed to me that every minimalistic preparation prior to the race contributes to...

University of Ulster request assistance from local ultra-runners:

University of Ulster request assistance: The University of Ulster is currently carrying out research into the psychological and physiological factors that predict performance in ultra-endurance athletes and is looking for volunteers. The purpose of this study is to provide a better...

WSJ publish article relating to US Physician who treats ‘elite’ stars:

Dr. Brown treats runners for a disorder not known to afflict them.  His patients' medal count: 15 Olympic golds: On the wall of the medical office of Jeffrey S. Brown is a photograph of Carl Lewis, the nine-time Olympic gold...
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Running Safely at Night

The nights are getting darker, the days shorter and winter is unavoidably hurtling fast towards us. Summer is soon becoming a distant memory and...

The importance of a Cool-Down