Thursday, December 12, 2019

Weekend Preview:  Athletics NI XC League 2017/18 continues with Mighty Oaks XC!

Weekend Preview:  Athletics NI XC League 2017/18 continues with Mighty Oaks XC! After the spectacular IAAF Antrim International XC last weekend, attention again focuses on the muck this weekend.  The cross-country bandwagon moves to Cookstown for the next round of...

Junior athletes impress at Irish Life Health Tailteann Games!

Multi-Event star Kate O'Connor sets new NI U18 record: Kate O’Connor (Michael O’Connor) was again the star performer as local athletes performed well at a number of high profile events over the weekend. Competing at the Irish Life HealthTailteann Games in...

Amy Foster narrowly misses a place in Commonwealth Games 100m final!

Commonwealth Games 2018: Northern Ireland's Amy Foster (City of Lisburn AC) came agonisingly close to a spot in the women’s 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games in Australia this morning (Sunday 8th April 2018).  The City of Lisburn AC...

NiRunning announce details of NiRunning Mile 2018!

NiRunning Mile 2018 (in association with British Milers Club – BMC) Since the NiRunning (Northern Ireland) website was set up in August 2012, our NiRunning Mile has been a prominent event in our annual schedule, it is something that we are...

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...

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...

Newcastle 9 take on the GR8

By Seamus the Cat With a number of different races taking place across the province on Saturday, 9 Newcastle and District AC members put their toes to the line at the 10th annual GR8 race organised by Murlough AC. Starting...

NI athletes claim personal bests and podium places at AAI Games!

Athletics Ireland host annual AAI Games in Dublin: At the AAI Games at the Morton Stadium in Dublin (Sunday 28th May 2017), better weather conditions greeted many of the athletes who had been in action at the MIC Bertie Quinn Track...

Commonwealth Games: Emma Mitchell and Sommer Lecky impress on Gold Coast!

Commonwealth Games: Emma Mitchell and Sommer Lecky impress on Gold Coast! Emma Mitchell produced the second-quickest time of her career to finish 13thin a high-calibre 5000 metres at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The 24-year-old from County Down ran 16:02.80 to...

Seamus Lynch and Diane Wilson top the podium at Seven Sevens Mountain Race!

Seven Sevens Mountain Race 2017: On Saturday 12th August 2017, Belfast Association of Rock Climbers and Fell Runners (BARF) hosted the seventh race of this year’s Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association (NIMRA) Championship, the Seven Sevens Mountain Race. The route, classed...
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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