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NIMRA Points – May 2016

The points for the first 4 races are: NIMRA LADIES POINTS 2016 NIMRA MENS POINTS 2016 NIMRA TEAM POINTS 2016

The ladies team - Paula, Mari, Megan and Hazel (R to L)

Inter-Counties Llanberis 2016 Report

by Mari Troeng A team of 9 mountain runners (5 men and 4 women) were selected to represent Northern Ireland at Ras Moel Eilio and the inter-counties mountain running championships 14th of May. The...

The finish awaits

SI Dibber System Training

We now use the SI Dibber system at most NIMRA races. It is also possible to borrow the system from NIMRA to use at other races. At each race there is a requirement for...

Campbell, Bailey and McKee

Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race 2016

by Trevor Wilson Photos by Jayne Bell This year’s Annalong Horseshoe fell race was designated as a NIMRA championship long race, and attracted a record entry of 82 runners. The race covers 13 miles...

A sofa is not part of the mandatory kit, but you might want to bring one along

NIMRA Dennis Rankin Round Attempt Details

Saturday 21st May 2016, NIMRA group attempt at Denis Rankin Round Live Tracking You can track the round live here Details Further NIMRA runners to attempt the full round at 23 hr pace are...


Kilbroney Youth Trial 2016 Report

by Phil Hodge 10 enthusiastic young athletes competed in the N.Ireland Youth Mountain Running Trials in Kilbroney Forest Park today. They were competing for a place on the team heading to the International Mountain...

Slieve Martin

Youth Mountain Running Trial

Selection for the Boys Youth Team competing in the Czech Republic at the end of June Kilbroney Forest Park 14th May 2016 2.00pm Cost:- Selection Trial – free to enter. Participant’s should be aged...