Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Skyrunning World Champs

We came, We ran, We ate pastries A motley crew of runners and spectators from the homeland made the trip over for this years Skyrunning Championships in the mountain paradise of Chamonix. The official...

Snowdon International Teams Announced

Snowdon International Teams Announced

NIMRA will be sending two teams over to the Snowdon International Running Race on the 19th July. Mens team is: Alan Bogle – Team Captain Ian Bailey Seamus Lynch Gavin Mulholland 1st Reserve: David...

Flagstaff to Carlingford

Jonny Steede of Ballymena Runners gave another convincing performance to win the 35th annual Flagstaff to Carlingford Mountain race last Sunday 22nd June. The race was run on one of the rare sunny days...

Orienteering this weekend in Newcastle

Orienteering this weekend in Newcastle

There is an exciting weekend of orienteering in Newcastle this weekend! A perfect opportunity to improve your navigational skills! The weekend kicks off on Friday evening with an Urban event around the streets of...

Bronze Medals for both NIMRA teams at Keswick – Updated

Bronze Medals for both NIMRA teams at Keswick – Updated

by Anne Sandford Northern Ireland sent a strong Male and Female Team to the above event and it certainly paid off as both teams secured Team Bronze Medals. It was a tough very fast...

Hill and Dales: Hen and Cock

Hill and Dales: Hen and Cock

On a beautiful night in the mountains Seamus Lynch (Newcastle AC) and Diane Wilson (Dromore AC) led the field over what felt like the hardest race of the series so far. You can view...

International Team Selection

International Team Selection

You are reminded that we are selecting for the following teams – probably on Monday, 23rd June. If interested in being considered please contact a member of the committee before that date (I suggest...

The Denis Rankin Round

The Denis Rankin Round

The Denis Rankin Round is a circuit of all the peaks in the Mourne Mountains of County Down, Northern Ireland, over 400m in height, covering over 86km (54miles) in distance and over 6000m (20,000ft)...