Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Congratulations to this weeks Inspirational Runner Fiona Oaks!🌿🌿

Inspiring in so many ways, co founder of one of the UK’s largest running groups ‘Vegan Runners’, she graces a 2:38 marathon pb holds four Guinness World Records, which includes winning the North Pole Marathon finishing 8th...

Virtual TQ10k Success

As Athletics Northern Ireland’s first venture into virtual events and amid the chaos of coronavirus, the Virtual TQ10k and 1k Family Run was a resounding success. Over 500 people took part in the 10k and 1k virtual runs, using the...

Corona Virus Solo 5k Challenge – Week 2

At the end of week 2 there are some great times being posted but still out in front and a clear overall leader with a new improved time of 20.13 and an age graded score of 93.29 is Irene...

Weird Science – Wrist or Strap Heart Rate Monitor

OK we all think we know the answer but let’s get scientific… 1.0 Apparatus x1 Garmin Vivoactive 3 for monitoring wrist based heart rate. x1 Garmin Forerunner 235 paired with Garmin Dual Heart Rate Monitor Chest Strap. x1 Heart. One owner.  43 years...

The World Virtual Run

By Robbie Marsh I don't usually share races etc in the group but as this is unusual times, it's provided me with a small goal to target my come back from injury and I...

Dean Karnazes A Pioneer in the World of Ultra Marathons ‘The Road to Sparta’

We have a special guest on the show this week to celebrate the podcasts second birthday, someone one was has influenced a generation of runners to challenge their own personal limits and beyond. Podcast...

Athletics NI Advice for Athletes

Dear Members, During this unprecedented time, Athletics Northern Ireland would like to thank all of you for your support in helping to fight the spread of Covid-19. Your training has probably been affected and you are likely to be training...

Outdoor Exercise Could be Banned if Lockdown Rules are Flouted

Daily outdoor exercise under coronavirus lockdown rules could be banned entirely if people flout rules over social distancing, health secretary Matt Hancock has warned. Mr Hancock told the BBC: "We've said it's OK to go for exercise because both the physical and...

Training Tips from Dave in These Challenging Times

Bear in mind that it takes months and years of consistency to build a good endurance base or endurance backbone and it is a continual work in progress. With the decimation of the race calendar it is probably a...

A Personal View on the Queen’s 5K

by Domhnall Lynam   Today is Wednesday 25th March, I have had this date engraved in my mind for quite a while now. The Queen’s 5k Race Around the River was scheduled for tonight and I was intending to run...
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PHYSIO

Meet The Physio – Sinead Boyle

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Sinead is a physiotherapist based in Ireland. We started rowing together at Bann Rowing Club around 16 years...

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