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Tips to getting up earlier to get your run out of the way

Tips to getting up earlier to get your run out of the way. Most people struggle with wakening up let alone wakening up earlier to get their run done. I too am one of those people but know that by...

Hanna Sparkles again in the Italian Alps

Report by BOGBOY After a successful racing weekend in Casto, northwest of Brescia, Dromara and Newcastle & District & Salomon athlete, Zak Hanna decamped Monday to Chiavenna in the Val Bregaglia, in the Italian Alps only 14km shy of the...

Blended Learning LiRF Courses Now Available

From Athletics NI. Athletics Northern Ireland is pleased to announce that the booking system for the new look Blended Learning Leader in Running Fitness course is now open. We would like to thank everyone at UKA and Welsh Athletics who...

More PBs for Newcastle & District AC Athletes on the Road in this Strange...

Report by BOGBOY Since some club members ventured to Down Royal on 22 August for the ChampionChip Ireland series of road races coming out of lockdown there has been one common theme – autumn has been upon us. 7 weeks...

On the Run from The Crum 24 Hour Ultra

By Mark Harold. Photos Mark Ramsey. At 9am on the 3rd of October 2020 off we set from the Crumlin Road gaol. Most of us edjits including myself, were dressed in prisoner attire. The race was a 24hr ultra marathon,...

Championchip Race Place Giveaway – Lisburn Festival of Running

Courtesy of Championchip Ireland there are 4 race places to be won at the upcoming Lisburn Festival of Running, 24th October at Maze Prison Heritage Site, one place in each race. Minimum entry requirement is to join the NI...

Scullion Breaks NI Marathon Record in London

From Athletics NI.  Northern Ireland’s Stephen Scullion set a new NI Marathon Record of 2 Hours 9 minutes and 49 seconds taking 19 seconds off Kevin Seaward’s record set in Seville in February. Following Scullion’s impressive display at the Antrim Coast...

Maguiresbridge Running Club Virtual London Marathon

MRC had an amazing day yesterday watching and supporting some of our runners out doing the 40th London Marathon virtually around our local roads. We had 2 groups and a solo runner out yesterday running the 26.2miles for the very...

Ballydrain Harriers Storm Through London Virtual

Val Gibson. On Sunday 4th October the virtual 2020 Virgin London Marathon took place on the roads and lanes around County Down. Runners had 24 hours to run or walk the 26.2 miles using a special app to track...

Maze / Long Kesh Heritage Site Confirmed as Lisburn Festival Of Running Venue

BIG NEWS News just in - our event on Saturday 24 October is relocating! We have just confirmed use of the old Maze/Long Kesh heritage site, which will now be the location for our eighth and final event - the ChampionChip...
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