Sunday, April 5, 2020

Northern Ireland Mountain Running Championship 2013:

Cunningham and Wilson confirmed as NIMRA Champions (report courtesy of NIMRA): Now that the fell running season is starting to wind down it is time to reflect on the NIMRA championship which concluded after the Bearnagh race on the second last Saturday...

A Farewell to Road Running

The number of roads races being organised by running clubs has steadily decreased and in the current climate this decrease will continue. The latest race to face an uncertain future is the iconic ‘Dark Hedges’ Half Marathon which is...

Local Cross Country runners selected for Irish European XC team:

Euro XC and Novice/Juvenile XC Championships take place this weekend (8th - 9th December 2012): Armagh AC's Stephan Kerr will lead the Ireland junior men’s team alongside fellow Northern Ireland athlete Newcastle's Eoghan Totten.  Sean Tobin (Clonmel AC), Ian Guiden (Clonliffe...

Running Scared by Leg-It Events

Leg-It Events is hosting a 5 mile fast, mostly flat race on Sunday 13th October 2019. Online registrations close next Friday. As always we will also be holding our 1 mile fun run (this time with a Halloween theme). Registrations are...

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...

Commonwealth Games recruitment campaign begins:

The search for up to 15,000 volunteers for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is now open: From today people have the opportunity to become a part of history with Glasgow 2014 needing the biggest peace-time deployment of volunteers for a...

Queen’s 5k ‘Race Round the River’ given NI & Ulster Championship status:

Queen's 'Race Around the River' 5k 2015: At the recent launch of the annual Powerade Queen’s 5k ‘Race Around the River’ which will take place on Wednesday 25th March 2015 at 7pm, it was announced that this year’s race has...

Lord Mayor set to start Belfast City Half Marathon 2014:

Lord Mayor to start the 2nd Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon: With shy of 6 weeks to Race Day for the 2nd Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon, the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Nichola Mallon takes up her role to...

Commonwealth Games 2014 qualifying standards released:

Local athletes take note: In the aftermath of the hugely successful London 2012 Olympic Games, Athletics Northern Ireland have released qualification standards for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland.  The Games will be held in Glasgow between 23rd July & 3rd...

Ireland’s top Orienteering experts set for Northern Ireland event:

Alternative running event set for Derry/Londonderry on St Patrick's weekend: NI Orienteering will welcomed Ireland’s best orienteers to the City centre to compete for selection for this summer’s World Orienteering Championships in Italy. Orienteering is a sport where competitors use...
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