Monday, August 26, 2019

Legends Among Us – Part 3: Alan Keys

Legends Among Us – Part 3: Alan Keys (by Lee Maginnis): Clocking up one hundred thousand miles in a car is nothing out of the ordinary in the "developed" world. For Alan Keys, 2017 was the year in which he reached...

Official Launch:  SSE Walled City Marathon 2018…

Official Launch:  SSE Walled City Marathon 2018... The countdown is on for the sixth SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon. Hundreds of runners from right across Ireland  and beyond are already feeling the burn as they turn up the gears on...

Jimmy’s 10k goes Platinum with M.B. McGrady & Co sponsorship…

Jimmy’s 10k goes Platinum with M.B. McGrady & Co sponsorship... One of Co. Down’s largest athletics events is set to pound the pavements in just 4 weeks’ time! Now in its 20th year, Jimmy’s 10k race, organised by East Down Athletic Club and supported by...

Legends Among Us – Part 2: John T Glover

Legends Among Us - Part 2:  John T Glover (by Lee Maginnis): It is doubtful that many people reading this could recall a time when John Glover was not involved in Northern Ireland's athletics scene.  He has been there since...

Belfast City Council has deferred a decision on Belfast City Marathon proposals!

Update on proposals to change Belfast City Marathon race day and route (by BBC NEWS NI): Belfast City Council has deferred a decision on the proposal to move the Belfast Marathon to a Sunday and change its route. For the last 36...

Belfast Marathon: Sunday start and route change among big plans for 2019!

Belfast City Marathon:  Sunday start and route change among big plans for 2019 (by BELFAST TELEGRAPH): The Belfast City Marathon could take place on a Sunday for the first time from 2019. The proposal is one of several major changes which...

Legends Among Us – Part 1:  Paul Le Blanc

Legends Among Us - Part 1:  Paul Le Blanc (by Lee Maginnis): It can be worthwhile to take time to consider the amazing characters who are part of our local running scene. Athletes who are still involved in the sport...

World University Games: Emma Mitchell targets success in Taipei!

World University Games: Emma Mitchell targets success in Taipei! Article by BBC Sport NI: Banbridge athlete Emma Mitchell will hope to top off a remarkable season by challenging for a medal at the World University Games in Taipei on Wednesday. Mitchell,...

Competitive Commonwealth Games Nomination Process explained…

Competitive Commonwealth Games Nomination Process explained... by Athletics NI! The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games takes place in Queensland, Australia between 4th – 15th April next year and many of our top athletes are competing to be nominated by Athletics...

Sommer Lecky soars to victory at Ulster Schools Athletics Championships!

Ulster Schools Track & Field Championships 2017: Sommer Lecky (Coach: Niall Wilkinson) was the outstanding performer at the well-supported Ulster Schools Track & Field Championships in Antrim at the weekend (Friday 19th and Saturday 20th May 2017). The rising star jumped...
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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...