Thursday, January 23, 2020

McGrady Financial Services Junior XC at Delamont Country Park

After the usual bustle getting athletes signed up, the host team of EDAC parents and coaches swung into action to get the packed schedule underway. The P4 and under race is always a big draw particularly with the girls....

North Down Festival of Cross Country

Despite many of the local parkruns being frozen off, icy paths gave way to sun drenched grass as North Down AC hosted their annual cross country event in near perfect conditions on Saturday afternoon. The increasingly popular primary school...

Coaches Corner – Easy and Steady Running

In my first article (Tempo Running) I highlighted the importance of specificity in planning a training programme to meet the demands of the distance you are aiming to race over and also the importance of knowing the goal of every run or session.  Today I...

Athletics Admin & Events & Internship – Undergrad

Athletics Northern Ireland are seeking to appoint a new Admin & Events Intern to work as part of a team to provide a service in the Events, Marketing & General Administration area of the business. Athletics Admin & Events &...

Valerie’s first XC, News from Ballydrain Harriers

Thirty runners from Ballydrain Harriers took part in the Mathieson Cup cross country race on Sunday 12th January.  This race, which is part of the league was held at Mallusk Playing Fields and was hosted by the Mallusk Harriers.  It was...

A 1st and a 150th for The Scrabo Striders

Norman Mawhinney, 1st in the Masters On Sunday 12th January, 33 of the most heartiest and dedicated Striders ascended to Mallusk Playing Fields to take on the Mathieson Cup. The Cross Country event which is hosted by Mallusk Harriers yielded...

Give Your Super Fives a Super Start

The Baker McKenzie Super Fives Series kicks off again this year on the 1st of March with the “Back to Basics” 5km at Victoria Park in East Belfast, start time 11am. With a super flat, made for PB course...

Weekend Review The Mathieson Cup

14 January 2020 Photos Credit: Mallusk Harriers North Belfast Harriers’ Mark McKinstry was crowned the winner of the Men’s event at Sunday’s Mathieson Cup Cross Country, organised by Mallusk Harriers, while Karen Wilton (Jog Lisburn Running Club) secured 1st place in the...

Termoneeny Running Club Round Up w/e 12th January, 2020

Great running was on display by all members from Termoneeny Running Club at the weekend despite the inclement weather conditions. Limavady Parkrun Well done to Kerry Archibald who finished as second lady at Limavady Parkrun on Saturday morning. Although the rain...

Weekend Review Stirling International Cross Country

The 32 strong team from Northern Ireland & Ulster had a very successful day at the Stirling International Cross Country on Saturday 11th January, which included the British Cross Challenge, Celtic Games and the Home Countries International, by claiming a...
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