Tuesday, October 22, 2019

North Down AC – Weekly Roundup

Bangor 10k Declan Reed (City of Derry) and Emma Mitchell (Clonliffe Harriers) claimed the title of NI & Ulster 10k champion, whilst Gideon Kipsang took the race win, as the cream of local talent fought it out in pleasant Bangor...

The importance of a Cool-Down

So we have all been told to cool down after our runs, but what does that actually mean?  What is cooling down and how are we supposed to do it properly?  As physios we get asked this question from our runners...

10th Anniversary of Marty’s Run

Foyle Valley AC are hosting the 10th Anniversary of Marty’s Run on Sunday 6th October at 11am. 10th Anniversary of Marty’s Run celebrating the life of our friend, club member and athlete Martin Gallagher. The 5k accurately measured course has attracted...

Final Call for Bangor 10k

The Bangor 10k, in association with George Best Belfast City Airport, is nearing capacity and with just over a week left to register online, runners are being urged to avoid disappointment and sign up before the 22nd September deadline....

8 Extremely useful tips for running beginners

Top Tip(s) Tuesday!! Here are our 8 EXTREMELY useful tips for running beginners… Forget the past- Do not be unrealistic and expect an immediate return to your previous running level. Start slowly beginning with a short and easy route. Follow...

Preventing Calf Injuries

Top Tip Tuesday.... And we are throwing back to our article last week where we learnt that the calf is the most common injury for runners sitting at 25% of all associated injuries! Here's a quick revision on how you can...

Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?

With the popularity of recreational running growing across the country Dublin City University recently conducted a study looking to answer: ‘Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?’ Can you guess what they found? In their study of 142 running club members the...

Why am I so shattered?

ISN’T RUNNING SUPPOSED TO ENERGISE ME... Why am I finding that after my runs I'm totally Zonked? When we lace up those trainers and head out the door or press start on the treadmill our bodies aim to increase the...

Eva’s Adventure Run is Back for 2019

Eva's Adventure Run is back for 2019.  Taking off from the picturesque Dundrum Road Tassagh runners travel along a beautifully scenic route the entire course.  With a slight hill at the beginning the half marathon has plenty of flat...

Meet the contributors… Rebecca McNamara

Rebecca McNamara is a chartered physiotherapist at Pure Physio Clinic and has come board as one of our contributors in NiRunning. I have known Rebecca for a number of years through Scrabo Striders. With a 3 month baby at home...
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Running Safely at Night

The nights are getting darker, the days shorter and winter is unavoidably hurtling fast towards us. Summer is soon becoming a distant memory and...

The importance of a Cool-Down