Monday, August 3, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

Peter Fleming runs ’40 at 40′ for NI Cancer Fund for Children:

NiRunning catch up with Ballymena Runners’ Peter Fleming after he completed his “forty at forty” challenge on New Years Day 2013: “Running races in Paris November 2012” – This Google search illustrates how consuming the challenge had become….  He would...

Northern Ireland running community welcomes a new club:

Introducing..... Magherafelt Harriers: This month, the Athletics community in Northern Ireland welcomes a new club to the scene, with the establishment of Magherafelt Harriers as an Athletics NI affiliated club. Magherafelt Harriers was established to meet the needs of the runners...

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...

Inspirational runner Ivan Prue fights back against MS:

Inspirational Ivan tells of fight back against MS: Ivan Prue is a familiar face to many runners; his tall, burly frame makes him stand out, but it's his positive outlook on life and smiling face that makes him memorable and...

The diary of an endurance enthusiast: Gillian Cordner (Seapark AC)

Gillian Cordner (Seapark AC) shares her Clonakilty Back2Back Marathon experience: It was Friday 15th February 2013, the day before our back to back marathon challenge; Gary Connolly (Seapark AC) and I arrived in Clonakilty, Cork (Ireland) around 5pm after a...

Athletics NI: Commonwealth Games preparation underway…

Commonwealth Games preparation camp underway: On 12rh December 2017, ten Commonwealth Games nominated athletes departed for Athletics NI’s preparation camp in Playa Las Americas, Tenerife. Amongst those attending are Ciara Mageean (2016 European 1500m bronze medallist), England-based athletes – Leon...
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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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