Thursday, November 21, 2019

Britton to lead Irish charge at Euro XC Championships:

Kerr & Totten also selected for Irish XC team: Defending European Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) will lead the Irish Team at the 19th SPAR European Cross Country Championships which takes place in Budapest, Hungary on the 9th of December The Wicklow athlete’s preparation...

Local athletes will earn NYC Marathon medals after all:

NYC Marathon comes to Dublin: Irish runners who missed out on the New York City marathon yesterday after it was cancelled will be given the chance to run the distance in Dublin later this month. The organising committee of the Dublin...

Stick with Garmin? ….. or move on?

Garmin Vs Suunto: An interesting comparison/review by www.Ultra168.com: We’re extremely lucky here at Ultra168 to have the opportunity to test new gear, but the most frequent question we have been asked over the last 3 months is how does the...

Infamous Kielder Marathon cheat banned from GNR

Marathon cheat caught for a second time: A marathon runner who boarded a bus to cheat his way to a medal in Kielder Marathon last year disguised himself with sunglasses and competed under a friend’s name to join in with...

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...

Dale and Denise Travers take on world famous challenge:

Gore-Tex Transalpine Race 2012: The average husband and wife enjoy spending their free time together; socialising, walking, visiting their favourite eatery or even going to watch a film.  Despite having spent many enjoyable years together doing some of the above,...

Sports products: I’ll have some of that!

To believe or to not believe, that is the question? The screening of Panorama’s “the truth about sports products” last month seems to have sparked a huge debate on the use, and more importantly, the effectiveness of advertised sports products. ...
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PHYSIO

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...

Running Safely at Night

The importance of a Cool-Down