Monday, December 16, 2019

Weekend Preview:  Attention turns to NI & Ulster 10,000m and NIMAA T&F Championships 2017!

Weekend Preview:  Attention turns to NI & Ulster 10,000m and NIMAA T&F Championships 2017! After two major events within the last week, namely the IAU 24-hour World Championships and the Belfast International Track & Field Meeting, the local running fraternity...

CWG standards and NI record set at Belfast International Athletics Meet 2017!

Belfast International Athletics Meet 2017: Countless local athletes excelled as competitors travelled from around the world to compete at the Belfast International Athletics Meet (Wednesday 5th July 2017), an event hosted by Athletics Northern Ireland. The decision by Athletics NI officials to...

Athletes gear up for Belfast International Athletics Meet 2017!

Belfast International Athletics Meet 2017: Seven local athletes who have achieved Commonwealth Games 2018 consideration standards will star alongside high-profile competitors from around the world as Athletics Northern Ireland host the annual Belfast International Athletics Meet at the Mary Peters...

Records set and Commonwealth Games standards hit on a busy weekend!

Local athletes enjoy a busy and successful weekend: Leon Reid (Birchfield Harriers / James Hillier) and Kate O’Connor (St Gerard’s AC / Michael O’Connor) have taken the total number of local athletes who have reached the Commonwealth Games 2018 consideration...

Local athletes secure medals at Irish Life AAI National Masters Track & Field Championships!

Irish Life AAI National Masters Track & Field Championships 2017: On Sunday 2nd July 2017, local athletes impressed with gold medal winning performances at the Irish Life AAI National Masters Track & Field Championships in Tullamore, Ireland. Cathal McLaughlin (Derry Track Club),...

Patrycja Bereznowska smashes World and European records at IAU 24-hour World Championships in Belfast!

IAU 24-Hour World Championships 2017: Patrycja Bereznowska (Poland) covered a new World and European record distance of 160.53 miles as she and Yoshihika Ishikawa (Japan) were crowned World Champions at the IAU 24-hour World Championships in Belfast. The prestigious event, which...

David Hicks and Diane Wilson lead the way at Spelga Skyline Mountain Race!

Spelga Skyline Mountain Race: On Saturday 1st July 2017, local mountain runners took on the annual Spelga Skyline Mountain Race in the heart of the Mourne Mountains in County Down, an event hosted by Belfast Association of Rock Climbers & Fell...

Kevin Maunsell and Gladys Ganiel O’Neill excel at Ards Half Marathon!

Ards Half Marathon 2017: On Friday 30th June 2017, well over seven hundred athletes took to the start line of the annual Ards Half Marathon in Newtownards.  The event is part of the ongoing Pure Running Half Marathon Series. Irish athlete...

Athletics NI announce 4x100m Relay team for London Anniversary Games 2017!

Athletics NI announce 4x100m Anniversary Games team: The Athletics Northern Ireland team for the 4 x 100m relay at the 2017 Anniversary Games has been announced. Many congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent Athletics Northern Ireland...

Andrew Annett and Breege Connolly take top honours at Jude Gallagher Memorial 10 miler!

Jude Gallagher Memorial ‘Round the Bridges’ 10 mile road race: On Thursday 29th July 2017, nearly nine hundred athletes took to the start line of the annual Jude Gallagher Memorial ‘Round the Bridges’ 10 mile road race in Limavady, an...
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