Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Now I’m Hooked… Steve’s Story Continues

@ The Saddle Following on from Steve's previous article...https://nirunning.co.uk/giving-it-a-proper-go/ As much as running had facilitated a reconnection with old friends, it was in 2017 that I decided to give Queen’s parkrun a try. The first morning I arrived, although granted I...

Giving It a Proper Go

@ Belfast Marathon 2017...following on from Steve's previous article...https://nirunning.co.uk/the-part-time-running-years-part-2/ As I said at the end of the last article, a change in career meant more unsociable hours and the need to consider giving up bowls, which I did do just...

The Part-Time Running Years (Part 2)

(End of the longest training run leading up to the Belfast Marathon 2014) Following on from Steven's previous article...https://nirunning.co.uk/the-part-time-running-years-part-1/ Now that I was starting to set targets for myself, I began to run more and more; and I enjoyed running parkrun...

The Part-Time Running Years (Part 1)

Following on from Steven's previous article...https://tinyurl.com/steve-smyth For the next three years or so, following the Newry half 2012, I guess I was best described as a part-time runner. Entering the odd race and training off and on. I had only just...

How I Came to Running OR How Running Found Me

by Steve Smyth (You Can Jog It) Don't get me wrong, there are worse off than me, but I was born in 1977 with underdeveloped hips, which was treated more aggressively than it is today, with boots and a bar...

Fantastic Marathon Performance in Amsterdam

Chris Hutchinson of VICTORIA PARK AND CONNSWATER AC, East Belfast, this weekend competed in the TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2019 in an impressive time of 2:33:09, finishing in 78th position, and also registering as the first Northern Irish athlete across...

Meet the contributors… Rebecca McNamara

Rebecca McNamara is a chartered physiotherapist at Pure Physio Clinic and has come board as one of our contributors in NiRunning. I have known Rebecca for a number of years through Scrabo Striders. With a 3 month baby at home...

Meet the contributors… Kirstin Haslett

At NiRunning we have pulled together a team of people who have extensive experience working within the Running World. We hope to bring you regular, relevant and really interesting blogs, videos, top-tips and articles to do with EVERYTHING running! Let's...

Meet our Contributors…Claire McBride

At NiRunning we have pulled together a team of people who have extensive  experience working within the Running World. We hope to bring you regular, relevant and really interesting blogs, videos, top-tips and articles to do with EVERYTHING running!...

Runner Profile:  Rachel Gibson

Runner Profile:  Rachel Gibson (by Lee Maginnis) Rachel Gibson began her running career as a twelve year old schoolgirl and joined City of Lisburn AC the following year.  Back then she still had time to take part in swimming and...
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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