Saturday, April 4, 2020

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 O’Flaherty

As I have mentioned on many occasions, something we try to do here at NiRunning is to bring all styles of running onto one website.  So, when choosing our runners for this feature we take that into consideration, with that...

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:  Iain Whiteside

  After growing up in Northern Ireland, Iain Whiteside moved to Scotland to complete his studies.  Nearly 10 years later, the Northern Ireland international mountain runner is well settled in Edinburgh, so much so that his mum claims that he has...

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:  Hazel McLaughlin

Last year, Hazel McLaughlin accepted a challenge from friend and fellow runner Denise Mathers (Newry City Runners) to run every day in 2012.  Three hundred and sixty six days later (it was a leap year!) she successfully completed the...

Runner Profile:  Judith Lonnen (nee Lowry)

  In the past 3-4 years the name Judith Lowry (now Lonnen - congratulations Judith and Dave!) has always featured prominently in running results, yet the talented lady is not so much associated with running, but more Duathlon and Triathlon....

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:  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:  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...
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