Wednesday, December 11, 2019

On the Run from The Crum – The Winning Route

by Michael Regan 2008 I entered my first Marathon with little to no training.  I didn't run much after it until a few years of  causeway coast marathons also the half marathon. The next step for me was the Causeway...

Everything runners need to know about stress fractures

Stress Fractures… probably the single most frustrating injury a runner can face on account that it causes a larger set back than most running injuries: at least 6 -8 weeks of no running. In this article we address the big...

233 Parkruns  Not Out!

(Kay Hack and Gary Kendall) My New Year’s resolutions for 2019 were the typical combination of the achievable (250 parkruns milestone), the adventurous  (A-Z of UK parkruns) and the aspirational (get parkrun times back in the low 25s!).  January started...
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‘Spirit of Running’…..Under Starters Orders!

Anyone reading this article on NiRunning Page will need no reminding how popular running has become.  People of all abilities are taking to roads and trails to experience all that running brings to our lives. From Park Runners to...

Why Mindset Matters

“It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit” (Dr George...

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....

Nine 26.2 mile personal bests for Paul Pollock’s #DreamRunDublin18 group!

#DreamRunDublin18 project is a resounding success: Dromore AC’s Wesley McDowell led nine #DreamRunDublin18 athletes home at this weekend’s Dublin City Marathon 2018 (Sunday 28th October 2018) with a 54 minute personal best of 2:45:38.  Wesley, who ran a five minute negative...

Kelly Neely crowned double World Champion in Spain!

Masters Athletics World Championships 2018: Northern Ireland's Kelly Neely (City of Lisburn AC) picked up three medals as Northern Ireland based athletes joined thousands of fellow veteran competitors at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain. The event ran for...

Helios IT staff members ready for Lisburn 10k challenge!

Helios IT staff members set for Lisburn 10k challenge: As the Lisburn 10k gets closer, it’s time to feature the second of our two runners from www.nirunning.co.uk sponsors Helios IT. After speaking with Grainne Fitzpatrick last week (check out Grainne’s interview...

Helios IT staff members ready for Lisburn 10k challenge!

Helios IT staff members set for Lisburn 10k challenge: Staff from Helios IT, the primary sponsor of www.nirunning.co.uk, will take on the upcoming Lisburn 10k road race as part of their drive towards introducing a healthier work environment. Recently, Helios IT...
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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