Saturday, April 4, 2020

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:  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...

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...

Runner Profile:  David O’Brien

Davy O’Brien is certainly a face that many will recognise from the local running scene.  The enthusiastic 52 year old has been involved in Athletics for nearly 45 years, and has an impressive array of personal bests to show...

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:  James Trainor

  This months 'Runner Profile' is a young athlete that I have watched progress steadily over the last number of years.  James Trainer, a regular at the Queens parkrun in Belfast, were he has been 'first finisher' no less than...

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...

Invictus Games Call Up for Lisburn Army Veteran

Drive and determination keep Mark Clougherty focused both on and off the athletics track. The Ards Rangers coach has his sights firmly set on fulfilling his sporting potential at this year’s Invictus Games in The Hague, Holland, as the only...

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:  Susan McCartney

  Our latest 'Runner Profile' is a ultra-distance runner, an athlete who has built and maintained a strong reputation for pushing herself to the limit (and beyond it) each and every time she takes to the start line – Susan...
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