Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Next up – NIMRA Championship: Glenariff Mountain Race

Next up – NIMRA Championship: Glenariff Mountain Race

On Saturday March 15th the first round of the NIMRA championship takes place. This will be the Glenariff ‘Potato’ Race.  It is likely to be the first time this year that all the main...

Slieve Gullion 2014 – Race Report

Slieve Gullion 2014 – Race Report

The Northern Irish hill running season started today with the traditional opener over Slieve Gullion. In recent years this race has started south of the hill in the main Slieve Gullion Forest car park...

Important Notice – Slieve Gullion Race Start and Route Change

Important Notice – Slieve Gullion Race Start and Route Change

Due to disease in the forest the Slieve Gullion race this Saturday (March 1st) will use the old route. Saturday, 1st March at 12 noon Organised by Armagh AC Contact Brian Vallely 028 3751...

Deals on Inov8 in Cotswold

Deals on Inov8 in Cotswold

It is getting to that time of year when you might start thinking about getting a shiny new pair of shoes for the long, hard season to come. Currently NIMRAs main sponsor Cotswold has...

44th ‘Tiso’ Carnethy 5 Hill Race Report – 15 February 2014

44th ‘Tiso’ Carnethy 5 Hill Race Report – 15 February 2014

by Anne Sandford A contingent of 6 Northern Ireland runners made the journey to Edinburgh to compete in the prestigious Carnethy 5 Hill Race. An early start leaving Belfast City Airport at 8.25am meant...

2014 Kicking Off Soon – Slieve Gullion

2014 Kicking Off Soon – Slieve Gullion

The 2014 season kicks off in earnest in less than two weeks with the annual visit to Slieve Gullion.  This short race is always a good chance to see who has been training during...

BARF 7 Forest Challenge

BARF 7 Forest Challenge

BARF (Belfast Association of Rock climbers and Fell runners) decided to organise a club Forest Trail challenge covering 7 Forest Park lands in the Greater Belfast area, running them back to back, and using vehicle...

NIMRA AGM – 27 Jan 2014 – All Welcome

NIMRA AGM – 27 Jan 2014 – All Welcome

by Ian Taylor This will take place on Monday, 27th January at 7:30 pm in the Foyer of the Market House, Ballynahinch We used to hold our general meeting in October but have moved...