Friday, February 28, 2020

#DreamRunDublin17 official launch…

Dream Run Dublin 17 official launch... Today (Saturday 29th April 2017), we had the honour of launching the #DreamRunDublin17 project at Victoria Park in Belfast. Nearly 100 athletes applied for 10 available spaces. Olympian Paul Pollock, the lead coach for the...

Special Monthly Feature: Local runners set for Rio Olympic Games 2016…

Special Monthly Feature:  Our (Northern Ireland) Olympic heroes are ready for Rio! In the early hours of tomorrow morning, Saturday 13th August 2016, Ciara Mageean will be the first of five runners from Northern Ireland who represent Team Ireland at...

42.ie talk to Breege Connolly ahead of Rio Olympics 2016:

After years of dedicated training, a number of athletes from Northern Ireland will represent Ireland on the world’s biggest sporting stage, the Olympic Games; which on this occasion, will take place in Rio, Brazil. In total, there are five runners...

Talented Young NI Athletes make their mark at Euro Youth Championships:

Talented Young NI Athletes make their mark at European Youth Championships in Tibilisi: Earlier this month (July 2016) four Northern Ireland  athletes travelled with a 31 strong Athletics Ireland team to the inaugural European Youth Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia. After the...

NIMRA juniors show that local mountain running is in good hands…

Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association (NIMRA) represented at WMRA level: Last week, a group of junior athletes from Northern Ireland represented the Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association (NIMRA) at the prestigious 11th International Mountain Running Youth Cup in Janske Lazne,...

Katie Kirk: Rio 2016 hopeful Katie talks health and lifestyle to Belfast Telegraph!

Katie Kirk featured in Belfast Telegraph article by Helen Carson: Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games star Katie Kirk (QUB AC) goes into 2016 with high hopes of representing Ireland at the Olympics in Rio (Brazil).  Should she make it, this will...

Local club North Belfast Harriers featured in Athletics Weekly & Inside Track:

Monthly Feature:  North Belfast Harriers... North Belfast Harriers are one of Northern Ireland’s most respected athletic clubs – they are also one of the country’s most successful clubs. Over the last few years, their teams have dominated at prestigious events, most...

A marathon with a meaning: The Mary Anderson Colour Marathon 2015…

A marathon with a meaning:  Mary Anderson Colour Marathon 2015: This month’s ‘feature’ article is a story of bravery and determination, two qualities that are important in the world of running – however, even more important in life!  In today’s...

Mags’ volunteering journey:

Mags' volunteering journey (by www.joininuk.org): When we started the NiRunning website and in particular our events, our team have had the absolute pleasure of working with, but more importantly, getting to know Mags Mathieson. Mags is a regular volunteer/team member at...

Team USA’s Andy Wacker excited to visit Northern Ireland for BCM:

Monthly Feature:  NiRunning catch up with American star before BCM 2015... In August 2014, the Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association (NIMRA) sent a four man team to the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) Long Distance Mountain Running Championships in Colorado,...
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