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Christmas Off-Road Running Report

Report by Hill Runner Turkey Trot 2019 Christmas is normally a time for people to take it easy, eat and drink plenty and to put the feet up for a while. When most folk were busy doing this, the local...

Crudgington Zooms to his First Victory at Tollymore

By The Grey Faced Runner Tollymore Forest Park was the destination on Saturday as a small number of Newcastle and District AC runners put their toes to the line in the now annual Born 2 Run series. Historically, Tollymore was known...

Run Forest Run – Tollymore 10k

BORN2RUN Events are delighted to announce that their first race of the new decade will take place in Tollymore Forest Park on January 4th. This will be the 5th race of their Belfast Telegraph RUN FOREST RUN Race series...

Female Athlete Health

Athletics Northern Ireland are currently working on a series of talks and workshops concerning Female Athlete Health. The first talk took place on 9th June with Dr Sharon Madigan, Head of Performance Nutrition at the Irish Institute of Sport. Since then...

The Weekly News from East Down AC

GREENCASTLE 5 MILES Just as he did last year Tom Dowey travelled the furthest of the East Down runners over the Christmas period to Greencastle Co.Tyrone in fact, on Boxing Day, to run the famous 5 miles race. He maintained...

What a Cracker as McGrady and Barrington Triumph on the Playrock

The Castlewellan Christmas Cracker by Bogusboy It was one of the best kept secrets in history. Even his wife did not know the course. His close friends and running colleagues tried every trick in the book to ascertain the route...

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...

Experiment 26.2 Make It Count and Choose Belfast for their first marathon in 2020

Event organisers of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon are delighted to welcome on board 15 ambassadors to the new “Experiment 26.2” Group.  Experiment 26.2 are all training for their first ever marathon in Belfast on Sunday 3rd May 2020. With...

Christmas Cracker 2019 Provisional Results

Provisional Results from the 2019 Christmas Cracker Race have now been published on the Newcastle AC website. Please note they will be making any required changes to these results over the next day. We will update the final results to...

Turkey Trot Swim 2019

The Turkey Trotters had to contend with a grizzly Boxing Day as low cloud, rain and strong winds made for difficult conditions on the hills. The shorter course had to be used for safety reasons with an out and...
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