Saturday, December 14, 2019

Entries open for 28th annual Greencastle 5m Road Race:

Online entries for prestigious Greencastle 5 are now open: On Wednesday 20th November 2013, online entries opened for one of the provinces oldest and most prestigious races, the Greencastle 5 mile road race in County Tyrone.  As always, the well-established...

Skyrunning UK: Athletes look forward to 3×3 Ultra in England…

High Terrain Events to host 3x3 Ultra: Over 4000m (13,000ft) of ascent await participants of this weekend’s 3x3 Ultra providing every participant an opportunity to cover three classic Lakeland peaks in an accumulative distance of 80km’s. It’s going to be a...

Northern Ireland’s St Malachys AC excel at Irish Schools XC event:

St Malachy's AC top of the class at Brother Schools Cross Country: (by Athletics Ireland) There was a great day of cross country in Santry Demesne on Wednesday October 7th basked in sunshine as Clonliffe Harriers hosted their annual Brother...

Special Preview:  Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2018!

Joel Kipsang Kositany and Caroline Jepchirchir favourites for BCM 2018: Kenyan stars Joel Kipsang Kositany and Caroline Jepchirchir will lead a 17,000 strong field at the 37th annual Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon this Bank Holiday Monday (7th May 2018). The event, which...

Jimmy’s 10k goes Platinum with M.B. McGrady & Co sponsorship…

Jimmy’s 10k goes Platinum with M.B. McGrady & Co sponsorship... One of Co. Down’s largest athletics events is set to pound the pavements in just 4 weeks’ time! Now in its 20th year, Jimmy’s 10k race, organised by East Down Athletic Club and supported by...

Jog Belfast launches celebration 5k event:

Jog Belfast 5k 2016: Jog Belfast in partnership with Active Belfast, is hosting its first ever celebration 5k run through and around Ormeau Park, Belfast on Sunday 20 March at 10.00am. To register and get more information visit jogbelfast5k.com Jog Belfast...

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...

26extreme Mourne Way Marathon wins Outdoor NI prize:

Mourne Way Marathon is Northern Ireland 'Best Challenge' event: One of the most popular events in the Mournes, the Mourne Way Marathon, has been voted the ‘Best Challenge Event’ in Northern Ireland in the Outdoor NI.com Awards in association with...

Athletics NI announce NI & Ulster team for Celtic International Cross Country:

Athletics NI announce NI & Ulster XC team for Celtic International 2017: Athletics NI and Ulster Athletics are pleased to announce the team that will travel to Cardiff for the 2017 Celtic International Cross Country on 22nd January 2017. Athlete Development...

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...
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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...

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