Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Why am I so shattered?

ISN’T RUNNING SUPPOSED TO ENERGISE ME... Why am I finding that after my runs I'm totally Zonked? When we lace up those trainers and head out the door or press start on the treadmill our bodies aim to increase the...

Getting back into running… after falling off the bandwagon

Have you set your sights on getting back after a ‘running career break’? Maybe you were sidelined after an injury, or work and family committments had to come first; or perhaps you simply just got bored and lost your mojo....

CONFIRMED: Belfast City Marathon will have new route and race day as proposed...

Belfast City Marathon for 2019 update:   Further to a Belfast City Council meeting held on Monday 2nd July 2018, the Belfast City Marathon Management Team are delighted to confirm the new route for the Belfast City Marathon and a move...

Leon Reid smashes his own NI 200m record at British Athletics Championships!

British Athletics Championships 2018: Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Leon Reid (Birchfield Harriers / James Hillier) twice bettered his own Northern Ireland 200m record on his way to a podium finish at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham, England (Saturday 30th...

#DreamRunDublin18 team take their first competitive step towards Dublin Marathon 2018!

#DreamRunDublin18 team compete at Lisburn 10k: Nine of the ten #DreamRunDublin18 team, who are all coached by Olympian Paul Pollock, were in action at the Lisburn 10k road race (Wednesday 20th June 2018) as they continue their training towards the...

Jim Patterson and Gillian Wasson pick up individual medals at World Masters Mountain Running...

World Masters Mountain Running Championships 2018: Jim Patterson (Newcastle AC) and Gillian Wasson (Ballymena Runners) picked up individual medals as a number of local athletes raced against the best veteran athletes in the world at this weekend's WMRA / WMA...

Ciara Mageean races to victory at British Milers Club Watford Grand Prix!

BMC Watford Grand Prix 2018: Northern Ireland's Ciara Mageean (UCD AC / Team New Balance Manchester) won the highly competitive Ladies 1500m 'A' race at the BMC Watford GP last night (Saturday 26th May 2018), running 4:09.11. Kelly Neely (City of...

Kerry O’Flaherty records Euro ‘B’ standard as NI athletes impress in Belgium!

IFAM Flanders International Track & Field Meeting (Belgium): NI athlete Kerry O’Flaherty (Newcastle AC) kicked off her 3,000m Steeplechase season last night (Saturday 26th May 2018) with a podium place and a European Athletics Championships ‘B’ standard in Belgium. The Rio...

NI record holder Emma Mitchell hits Euro standard in London!

Northern Ireland record holder Emma Mitchell hits Euro 10,000m standard in London: Northern Ireland record holder Emma Mitchell (QUB AC / Eamonn Christie) hit another European Athletics Championship standard as local athletes impressed at the prestigious Highgate Harriers Night of...

NI ladies secure team medals at Inter-Counties Mountain Running Championships!

Inter-Counties Mountain Running Championships 2018: Northern Ireland's ladies team secured a podium place at the Inter-Counties Mountain Running Championships, at Lads Leap, Derbyshire(England) today (Saturday 19th May 2018). Esther Dickson (Newry AC), Shileen O'Kane (Lagan Valley AC), Martsje Hell (North Belfast...
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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