Sunday, October 20, 2019

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...

Would you like the opportunity to be coached by Olympic Marathon runner Paul Pollock?...

Would you like the opportunity to be coached by Olympic Marathon runner Paul Pollock? Paul Pollock and Northern Ireland Running (www.nirunning.co.uk) launch #DreamRunDublin18: After the success of last year’s Dream Run Dublin 2017, Rio Olympian Paul Pollock is again offering an...
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Running Safely at Night

The nights are getting darker, the days shorter and winter is unavoidably hurtling fast towards us. Summer is soon becoming a distant memory and...

The importance of a Cool-Down