Wednesday, January 29, 2020

North Belfast Harriers man Sean McShane breaks World Record:

Sean McShane breaks World Record (Story taken from North Belfast Harriers website): Whilst most of the record breaking Airtricity Dublin Marathon participants were aiming to achieve personal targets, one Northern Ireland runner had his mind set on something more than...

Enniskillen Running Club set for Halloween Spooktacular:

Generous prizes on offer at Spooktacular 5k: A monster crowd is expected to take to the streets of Enniskillen (County Fermanagh) over the Halloween holidays as runners from across the province and further afield line up for one of the...

Athletics Northern Ireland Road Relay Championships 2013:

Important event/entry information: The 2013 Athletics NI (Road) Relay Championships take place on Saturday 5th October 2013 and will once again be hosted by Orangegrove AC in Victoria Park, Belfast. After the success of the 2012 event, the race day programme...

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...

Paul Pollock shows his class in IAAF World Athletics Championships:

Local athlete impresses on world stage, by Fiedhlim Kelly: Paul Pollock produced a mature performance to finish 21st and second fastest European in a new personal best of 2:16:42 in the marathon at the World Track and Field Championship in...

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...

Northern Ireland prepares for World Police and Fire Games 2013:

WPFG Opening Ceremony details announced: The 2013 World Police and Fire Games will begin on Thursday 1st August 2013 with an Opening Ceremony at the King’s Hall complex which will celebrate the diversity of Northern Ireland and showcase local talent in...

Keith McClure speaks to Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders):

Keith McClure (KMcC) speaks to Paul Pollock (PP), Interview courtesy of Annadale Striders: KMcC:  First of all Paul, from all at Annadale Striders, hearty congratulations on gaining selection for the World Championships, it must have been great to come back to...

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...

The myth of the sub 2 hour marathon:

Richard Johnson writes about his thoughts on the sub two hour marathon for LetsRun.com: Editor’s note: This was written shortly after the 2013 Virgin London marathon, where the lead men totally blew up after a 61:34 1st half and staggered...
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