Saturday, January 25, 2020

Know What Works for You

“Learning the mind is as important as understanding the body” (Usain Bolt, World record holder 100m, 200m. Olympic and World Champion gold medallist) An important step towards becoming a better athlete is increasing self-awareness. Being aware of your thoughts prior...

Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?

With the popularity of recreational running growing across the country Dublin City University recently conducted a study looking to answer: ‘Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?’ Can you guess what they found? In their study of 142 running club members the...

Glens of Antrim Potatoes continue support of Glenariff Mountain Race:

North Antrim Firm Continue Support for Ballymena Runners: North Antrim Food Suppliers, Glens of Antrim Potatoes were only too happy to announce their continued sponsorship of Ballymena Runners Glenariff Mountain Race this month. The local company have supported this race...

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...

Special Preview: Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2015

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon: Bank Holiday Monday, Monday 4th May 2015, will bring the 34th annual Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon. The popular and always well attended event will attract approximately fifteen thousand competitors and even more spectators to...

Northern Ireland Youth Development League 2014:

NI Youth Development League 2014 (by John Glover): The Northern Ireland Youth Development League held its opening round at a cold and windy Antrim Stadium on Saturday 26th April and in so doing celebrated the 25th year of League competition...

Running Times: Is the 10,000m verging on extinction?

Is the 10,000m Verging on Extinction? (By Peter Gambaccini for 'Running Times' - Image by Andrew McClanahan of PhotoRun Published) For much of the past two decades, the fastest men’s 10,000m track race of the year was run at Memorial Ivo Van...

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...

Special Feature: Queen’s 5k – A Day (Or Three Months) in the Life...

A Day (Or Three Months) in the Life of a Race Director... by Lee Maginnis: When toeing the line at the Queen's 5k (or many other races for that matter), have you ever thought about the work that goes on...

Irish XC team make history in Budapest:

Britton and Irish team strike gold at European XC Championships: Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) successfully retained her European Cross Country title in Budapest on Sunday 9th of December. On a momentous day for Irish athletics Britton led the senior women to team...
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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...

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