Monday, August 3, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Meet The Runner – Susan McCartney

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Susan and I will compete together at the Anglo Celtic Plate 100k in September, assuming it goes ahead. As you'll read she works and trains incredibly hard. This interview really inspired me! I am...

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: 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...

My Running Profile – Pat O’Driscoll from North Down Athletic Club

Running Profile by Pat O'Driscoll Name Pat O’Driscoll Place of birth Belfast Age Category M70 PB’s 1 mile - 6:17 (Stormont 2000) 3 miles - 18:45 (Horner Races 1995) 5K - 20:19 (Guinness Brewery 1998) 4 miles - 26:11 (Shankill 1992) 5 miles - 31:54 (Swift Screw 1995) 9K...

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...

Meet the Runner – Minna Jones-Walters

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com, photo credit nolimits.photos Minna Jones-Walters is the perfect training partner. She’s up for any adventure, loves hard sessions and is always keen for a beer afterwards. We’ve raced together a lot – if...

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...
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PHYSIO

Meet The Physio – Sinead Boyle

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Sinead is a physiotherapist based in Ireland. We started rowing together at Bann Rowing Club around 16 years...

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