Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Kevin O’Boyle and Rachel Brown claim top honours at Glenravel Festival

Kevin O’Boyle and Rachel Brown claim top honours at Glenravel Festival

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRunning On Monday 19th August 2013, nearly one hundred runners took part in the annual ‘Twin Peaks’ 5k race (distance approximate) in Cargan, County Antrim, a race organised as part...

The Bearnagh Classic takes place this Saturday

The Bearnagh Classic takes place this Saturday

The Mourne Runners will be the hosts for the classic Bearnagh race this Saturday (August 24th) starting at 11am. Sign on in Happy Valley car park (top of the Trassey road) from 10am. After...

The Seven Sevens – A Catalonian’s Prospective

The Seven Sevens – A Catalonian’s Prospective

by Xavier Calafell A couple of months ago I was sitting in NIMRA towers (of course this place exists) when I received an email from a Catalonian – Xavier Calafell. He was asking questions...

Diane’s Air show is a Seven Sevens record breaker

Diane’s Air show is a Seven Sevens record breaker

by Jim Brown Normally Jonny Steede’s sub four hour run and second fastest ever Seven Sevens time would have received most of the attention in the race report, but the ladies record was smashed...

Runners and Spectators enjoy Lurig Challenge

Runners and Spectators enjoy Lurig Challenge

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRunning On Saturday 10th August 2013, a record number of mountain running enthusiasts brought the small coastal village of Cushendall to a standstill as they gathered for the 22nd annual...

WPFG 2013 Trail and Mountain Race Report

WPFG 2013 Trail and Mountain Race Report

After two years of planning the WPFG 2013 Trail and Mountain races took place on Saturday 3rd August. In the morning we had an 8K Trail Race based on the Granite Trail in Donard...

WPFG Volunteers

WPFG Volunteers

If you are planning on helping out at the WPFG on Saturday, accredited or otherwise, can you email Alwynne Shannon? at alwynne.shannon@mourne.co.uk so that she can pencil you onto the rota. If possible please...