Tuesday, November 12, 2019

North Down Success Amongst Muddy Mayhem

NI & Ulster Uneven Age Group XC Championships & Bobby Rea 2019 In conditions that many seasoned campaigners described as the worst they’d ever encountered, the mud encrusted Billy Neil Playing Fields played host to the age group championships on...

The Inaugural Midnight Marathon and Half Marathon

We Run Wild NI are excited to announce the inaugural Midnight Marathon and Half Marathon Run/Walk on 1st February. On the stroke of midnight runners and walkers will leave from Carrickfergus Castle and run along lanes, trails, rural roads...

COMRADES ULTRA MARATHON – SOUTH AFRICA

A BRIEF OVERVIEW As the first of several articles on the great South African ultra-marathon the questions you need to ask yourself as a runner are quite simply related to the human spirit and all we transpire to believe...

Jingle Run at Stormont this Christmas

Get set for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice Jingle 5K/10K at Stormont this Christmas! Run, walk or jog your way around Stormont Estate for the Jungle 5K/10/ this Christmas on Sunday, 8thDecember and help give the gift of care this Christmas. There...

Podium Finish for Tom at the Run to Remember 5k

Over the weekend, Atlas Running held the second Run to Remember 5k in a very saturated Ballynahinch, with over 200 hardy souls taking part. Tom Crudgington from Newcastle AC had a podium finish, coming third in a very commendable time...

Luke comes out on top in the Leinster League

Congratulations to Newcastle AC member Luke McMullan who picked up the Leinster League trophy at the IMRA Prize Giving over the weekend. Luke had a clear lead coming first overall in the league with 12 points, with second place...

The 40th Dublin Marathon & Totten Shines in the Best Ever for Newcastle &...

The great thing about running is that eventually, unless you’re really unlucky, it gives you back what you put in and more. Sunday 27th October, the occasion of the 40th Dublin Marathon, was absolutely one of those days with...

Caroline Makes Bobby Rea Her First Cross Country

Well done to solo Saintfield Strider Caroline Leckie who attended yesterday's Bobby Rea XC event. Her first XC and she couldn't have picked a wetter day or muddier course, however reported home how she enjoyed it and is looking forward...

Bobby Rea International Cross Country – Podium & Category

Congratulations to everyone who braved the horrible conditions yesterday for the NI & Ulster Age Group Championships and the Bobby Rea International Cross Country. And a HUGE thank you to all of the officials and volunteers. Podium Results by...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Round Up 3-11-2019

(Denise Davison, Anne McClurg and  Debbie Mingout at Minnowburn 10k) The weekend running began on Saturday with the McConnell Shield XC hosted by East Antrim Harriers at Sixmilewater Park, Ballyclare. Ballydrain Harriers club stalwart John McKeag made a return visit...
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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