Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race 18th October 2014

Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race 18th October 2014

by Anne Sandford NI Running are well on their way to organising this event but would like to give NIMRA members an opportunity to help out at this prestigious event. Any additional help would...

Great results for NI runners in British Fell Running Champs

Great results for NI runners in British Fell Running Champs

The British Fell Running Championship results are out. Allan Bogle was best placed local runner with a 6th position, followed by Ian Whiteside in 11th place, Jonny Steede in 15th place and Gavin Mulholland...

2014 British and Irish Junior Home Internationals at Glendalough Co. Wicklow

2014 British and Irish Junior Home Internationals at Glendalough Co. Wicklow

The 2014 British and Irish Junior Home Internationals are taking place this Saturday 20th September in Glendalough Co. Wicklow on the Camaderry Course which was also used for this event in 2009.The course is...

The Fallows 2014 – Race Report

The Fallows 2014 – Race Report

In previous years the Mourne Runners have been responsible for running the Fallows race; but this year the baton was passed to long running mountain man, Dale Mathers and the Newry City Runners. In...

World Master Mountain Running Championship 6 Sept 2014

World Master Mountain Running Championship 6 Sept 2014

by Anne Sandford A squad of 10 athletes from Northern Ireland made the journey to Austria, Telfes to complete in the Masters. The location was fabulous with scenic and fabulous mountain views throughout the...

The Fallows – New Route

The Fallows – New Route

Due to circumstances beyond the control of the race director The Fallows race will be on a slightly different route to the one advertised. I have been given some brief details. The start will...

Current NIMRA Championship Points – Provisional

Current NIMRA Championship Points – Provisional

I have pointed up each of the first eight NIMRA championship races. I have assigned points to anyone who is on the current list of members I was given. If you are a member...

Helpers Required for Mountain Marathon.

Helpers Required for Mountain Marathon.

The Mourne Mountain Marathon always requires quite a few helpers to ensure the success of the event and this year is no exception. If anybody would like to marshal on either the Saturday or...

Locals take part in the North Face UTMB events

Locals take part in the North Face UTMB events

by Ryan Maxwell Over the last few days (Wednesday 27th August to Sunday 31st August 2014), a number of Northern Ireland runners have taken part in events at the notoriously difficult Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc...

Bearnagh Race 2014 Report

Bearnagh Race 2014 Report

The Mourne Runners hosted the Bearnagh race on Saturday August 23rd. This classic race takes on the unholy trinity of hills: Meelbeg, Bearnagh, Meelmore. In the short distance of four miles runners encounter every...