Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

New look NIMRA Championship in 2014

New look NIMRA Championship in 2014

Recently the NIMRA committee received a signed proposal from some members interested in changing the format of the NIMRA Championship. This proposal triggered an extra general meeting which was held on Monday October 28th....

Reminder: NIMRA Prizegiving

Reminder: NIMRA Prizegiving

Date: Saturday 9th November 2013 Location: O’Hares, Newcastle Time: 7.30 for 8.00 This year there will be a buffet at the prize giving. This will be free to all NIMRA members to say thanks...

Running 4 Rescue Race – Nov 23rd

Running 4 Rescue Race – Nov 23rd

On Saturday Nov 23rd the Mourne Runners and the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team will be running a race in aid of the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team. This is a road race which will start...

NIMRA Prize Giving and End Of Season Shindig

NIMRA Prize Giving and End Of Season Shindig

Date: Saturday 9th November 2013 Location: O’Hares, Newcastle Time: 7.30 for 8.00 This year there will be a buffet at the prize giving. This will be free to all NIMRA members to say thanks...

NIMRA EGM Scheduled

NIMRA EGM Scheduled

A meeting of NIMRA members has been called in response to a proposal that the present Championship and Grand Prix series are replaced by a single Championship series consisting of 9 races with 5...

Reportage from the field: Limone Extreme Skyrace 2013

Reportage from the field: Limone Extreme Skyrace 2013

After watching the continental exploits of our local runners I decided that I needed to try some for myself. The plan was to find a good sounding race in a picturesque location which could...

The Bogle Express still steaming at Gallion

The Bogle Express still steaming at Gallion

The Indian Summer held on for the final day in this years fell running season. A balmy, mist kissed Slieve Gallion was the stage for last encounter. In the muddy depths of Iniscarn forest...

Final round of NIMRA Grand Prix this Saturday – Slieve Gallion

Final round of NIMRA Grand Prix this Saturday – Slieve Gallion

The final round of the NIMRA Grand Prix takes place this Saturday at Slieve Gallion.  This is your last chance to get in a mountain race in the North of Ireland before Christmas.  It...

Power Up The Tower for CLIC Sargent

Power Up The Tower for CLIC Sargent

This ‘uphill’ only race should suit hill runners and is raising money for a great cause. The Event Join the race up the 28 floors of Northern Ireland’s tallest building, the Obel Tower in...

British & Irish Junior Mountain Running Championship

British & Irish Junior Mountain Running Championship

by Ian Taylor Congratulations to Dearbhla Magee of Newcastle AC on her participation in the British & Irish Junior Mountain Running Championship in Scotland on Saturday September 21st 2013. Dearbhla was our sole representative...