Thursday, February 27, 2020

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...

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 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!...

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...

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...

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...

Runner Profile:  David Seaton

  Our latest ‘Runner Profile’ is a man everyone will recognise, regardless of the length of time they have been running.  Athletics NI Chairman David Seaton can be found at pretty much every event – if he’s not ‘directing’ proceedings,...

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...

Antarctic Ice Marathon 2019 by Sean O’Hagan

Several years ago I read a new article about this Irish guy, Richard Donavon who ran a marathon on the seven continents in four days. I was impressed. That was some feat, and it was a Galway man who did it. Looking...
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