Tuesday, March 31, 2020

North Down Weekly Roundup – 14/10/19

Chicago Marathon Nearly 45,000 competitors toed the line in Grant Park on Sunday morning for the 42nd edition of the Chicago marathon, amongst them a trio of intrepid North Down athletes. Set on a one lap, anti clockwise tour of...

Athletics NI team set for Manchester International 2017!

Local athletes set for prestigious Manchester International Track & Field Meeting: A strong Northern Ireland & Ulster team have travelled to Manchester (England) for tonight’s Manchester International at Sport City (Wednesday 16th August 2017). The local athletes will compete against teams England, Scotland,...

National Cross Country Championships

Congratulations to all the Newcastle AC members who took part in the Irish Life Health National Cross Country Championships in Abbotstown over the weekend. Tom Crudgington finished 24th out of 128 in the U16 Boys Race, and also won a...

Paul Pollock and Kevin Seaward look to CWG after NI athletes impress at IAAF...

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2018 (by ATHLETICS NI): Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders) took 77th place at the IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Valencia on Saturday (24th March 2018) in his final tune-up before running the marathon at the Commonwealth Games...

Athletics NI Academy Launch 2019 – 2020

Announcing improved infrastructure and new investment, Athletics Northern Ireland have today relaunched their academies to support the progression of talented 14-22 year old athletes. The Youth Academy at Jordanstown and Coleraine and Speed-Power Academy are now open for applications...

Fionnuala Ross crowned Scottish 10k Champion as Stephen Scullion leads NI contingent at GNR!

Scottish Athletics 10k Championships / Great North Run Half Marathon / 5th Avenue Mile: Northern Ireland international Fionnuala Ross (Armagh AC / Shettleston Harries) secured a personal best of 33:59 when claiming gold at the Scottish 10k (Road) Championship in Stirling...

Ben Branagh and Jessica Craig take top honours at Ballynahinch 10k!

Ballynahinch Lions 10k: On Saturday 21st April 2018, nearly 150 athletes took on the annual Ballynahinch Lions 10k in County Down. The revised course, changed two years ago, is much faster than the old route, and takes in a section of...

January 2017

Local athletes secure medals and personal bests in Athlone: AAI National U20 and U23 Indoor Track & Field Championships 2017 (Report by Athletics NI): On Sunday 29th January 2017, there were a huge number of medals and personal bests for local...

Fionnuala Ross crowned Scottish Athletics National 10k Champion!

City of Stirling 10k (Scottish Athletics National 10k Championships 2018): Northern Ireland and Ireland international Fionnuala Ross (Armagh AC / Shettleston Harriers) has been crowned Scottish Athletics National 10k Champion after winning the Stirling 10k road race (Sunday 9th September 2018). The...

Running Scared by Leg-It Events

Leg-It Events is hosting a 5 mile fast, mostly flat race on Sunday 13th October 2019. Online registrations close next Friday. As always we will also be holding our 1 mile fun run (this time with a Halloween theme). Registrations are...
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