Sunday, July 5, 2020

Championchip Ireland Running Series

Championchip Ireland and Forestside have teamed up with Athletics NI to organise a unique series of timed running events to help runners of all standards keep their edge during the lockdown.  The emphasis will be on safety with the...

2019 Seeley Cup Results : Podium and Category

Always popular the Seeley Cup 10k brought over 800 athletes to Belfast, with the entry list reading like a who's who of NI’s top runners, which makes for an excellent race! The Willowfield Harriers hosted event, 38th annual, attracted...

A Farewell to Road Running

The number of roads races being organised by running clubs has steadily decreased and in the current climate this decrease will continue. The latest race to face an uncertain future is the iconic ‘Dark Hedges’ Half Marathon which is...

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 may have heard it referred to as TENDONITIS in the past but just to be...

Belfast City Marathon Statement

Official Statement from the Belfast City Marathon Ltd Management Team Tuesday 10th March 2020 With just under 8 weeks to go, Belfast City Marathon Ltd are working towards keeping the 39th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon open on Sunday 3rd May...

Coaches Corner – Tempo Running

by Dave Lonnen Any running programme should be tailored towards the goals and targets of the athlete and the right balance of interval, tempo, steady and easy running is crucial if the athlete is to achieve optimum results.  Specificity and...

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...

Corona Virus – Solo 5k Challenge Leaderboard

5k solo run leaderboard at the end of week 2. Well done to everyone and especially Irene Clements, first female and overall leader with a time of 20.51 and age graded score of 89.22%. The leading male is Conan McCaughey...

Larne AC open entries for Caterpillar Larne Half Marathon 2019!

Larne AC open entries for Caterpillar Larne Half Marathon 2019: Larne Athletic Club have today opened entries for the 27th annual Larne Half Marathon (Friday 23rd November 2018). The race, which covers a stunning 13.1 mile course, will take place 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...
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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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