Saturday, January 25, 2020

The Art (and Science) of Managing Running Blisters

Everything you didn't realise you needed to know about blisters… but will stand you in good stead as you take on your running goals this decade. Truly the worst enemy of every runner (unless you’re very lucky or indeed a...

North Down Weekly Report

Greencastle 5 Greencastle, County Tyrone was again the host for the 35th edition of the popular Boxing Day road race, on a route reported to be ‘completely flat, apart from the big hill’. In excess of 750 athletes toed the...

Ballydrain Harriers Weekly Round-up

On Wednesday 4th December, EAMS (East Antrim Marathon Series) held a 6 Hour Challenge Run. The idea being how far can you run in 6 hours. The course was a 4.2 mile loop from Loughshore to Gideon’s Green. Donna...

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...
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The Art (and Science) of Managing Running Blisters

Everything you didn't realise you needed to know about blisters… but will stand you in good stead as you take on your running goals...

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