Thursday, February 27, 2020

Runner Profile:  Laura Graham

  In June this year (2015), I was at the Lisburn Half Marathon (and 10k).  After an enjoyable three years of performing NiRunning duties I would like to think that I can pretty much pick out podium finishers and recognise...

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...

Runner Profile:  Julie Balmer

Julie Balmer would currently be considered as one of Northern Ireland’s leading female distance runners, but the success that the Newtownards based lady has enjoyed this year (2013) has surprised even her!  In the last six weeks Julie has won...

Runner Profile:  Nigel McKibbin

Nigel McKibbin is a familiar face in the Northern Ireland running scene, if he’s not racing, he can regularly be found spectating and encouraging others.  He has enjoyed a ‘love affair’ with running since his Primary School days and...

Runner Profile:  Thomas Leitch

Our new ‘Runner Profile’ is a man I recognised at many races before I actually got to know him when we completed our UKA Assistant Coach course together.  Thomas Leitch, a fully qualified physiotherapist from Belfast participated in over...

Runner Profile:  Jennifer Black

  Our latest ‘Runner Profile’ is a lady who has come to our attention over the last couple of months after producing several notable performances, the most recent being a win at the Chain Reaction Cycles Belfast Hills race. On speaking...

Runner Profile:  Kerry Harty

At NiRunning, we continually promote our ‘Road, Mountain, Track and Trail… We endeavour to cover it all” ethos!  For that reason, we thought that Kerry Harty would be a perfect choice for our ‘Runner Profile’ section. Hailing from Newcastle, Co....

Runner Profile:  Matthew Nicholson

  Our latest 'Runner Profile' is a man I met several years ago whenever I took part in the Run Armagh 10k, Matthew Nicholson is the man behind the popular event.  Despite being Race Director, the experienced marathon runner always...

Runner Profile:  Maeve-Francoise Lavery

  Sometimes you don't have to be into running for that long to make a good impression, that is most definitely the case with our new 'Runner Profile', Lisburn based Maeve-Francoise Lavery.  She has been a consistent athlete in 2014...

Runner Profile:  Mark Walker

  Like many other runners, Bangor man Mark Walker dabbled with running at school but gave it up to pursue other interests. Then in 2009, Mark started running again and has since flourished in a sport he now loves (alongside...
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