Saturday, April 4, 2020

Training Tips from Dave in These Challenging Times

Bear in mind that it takes months and years of consistency to build a good endurance base or endurance backbone and it is a continual work in progress. With the decimation of the race calendar it is probably a...

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...

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...

Runner Profile: Zak Hanna

Our latest 'Runner Profile' is a young man who has burst onto the running scene and made a huge impression throughout 2016.  Newcastle AC's Zak Hanna has achieved in one year what many of us would aim to achieve...

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...

Runner Profile:  Aislinn Crossey

  This year, Aislinn Crossey has picked up Ulster School’s 400m and 800m titles and more recently the AAI National 800m title, amongst other accolades.  The up and coming star, coached by Francis ‘Kookie’ O’Hagan has impressed on a regular...

Runner Profile:  Shileen O’Kane

  One of the first people I was introduced to whenever I decided to try Mountain Running was Shileen O’Kane, a lady I consider to be one of the country’s top mountain runners.  Shileen is a very talented, unassuming and...

Runner Profile:  Francis Marsh

  Our latest ‘Runner Profile’ is an athlete that I personally have a lot of respect for, Francis Marsh; since I got into running, the North Down AC man has always been there or there abouts at the front of...

Runner Profile: Ryan Maxwell

As we are celebrating the launch of our new website we have decided to give our first ever monthly runner profile to the "boss" here at Northern Ireland Running (NiRunning), Ryan Maxwell. Ryan is 32 years old and has been running for...
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