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Donard Challenge Official Results Released

Donard Challenge Official Results Released

After checking Marshals check sheets and all the dipper systems we believe the results are fully correct. The Results can be found here. The team results have also been updated to reflect the changes...

Donard Challenge Report – Mayhem in the mist

On Saturday March 29th the first round of the British Fell Running Championship took place on the slopes of Slieve Donard. This episode was to be a short category race which would see competitors...

Bogle takes Epic Donard Challenge Race

So they say the Spring has Sprung – well no one told the weather that for the first round of the British Championship. Slieve Donard could not be seen for the mist at the...

Special Preview:  Donard Challenge inc British Championship 2014.

Special Preview: Donard Challenge inc British Championship 2014.

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRunning This Saturday, the 29th March 2014, the British Fell Running Championship bandwagon will roll into to the coastal town of Newcastle, County Down. The Donard Challenge mountain race is...

Donard Challenge – Last Minute Instructions

Donard Challenge – Last Minute Instructions

We have moved the Race HQ to a more salubrious location namely Newcastle Baptist Church Hall at 17, Bryansford Road (this is about 100mts from Donard Park). Car parking at the hall is for...

Donard Challenge First Look – Course Description

Donard Challenge First Look – Course Description

This morning five hardy, or is that foolhardy, men met in the lashing rain in Donard Park to embark on a recce of the Donard Challenge route.  We heard tales of people being lashed off...

Donard Challenge – Sunny Super Saver Shenanigans

Donard Challenge – Sunny Super Saver Shenanigans

“We ordered the sunny spell last week. We had no other option but to choose super saver delivery. This is not skyrunning you know, we just don’t have the budget to pay postage for...

The Magical Glens – Glenariff Race Report

The Magical Glens – Glenariff Race Report

On Saturday March 15th the Queen of the glens – Glenariff – provided the magical backdrop for the first round of the NIMRA championship. A trip to this part of the world is always...