Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Ben Nevis Race 2013

Ben Nevis Race 2013

The annual pilgrimage to the Ben Nevis race took place this weekend.  At NIMRA towers it is unknown how the race progressed suffice to say that Finlay Wild won for the forth time.  The...

NIMRA Championship 2013 Report

NIMRA Championship 2013 Report

Now that the the fell running season is starting to wind down it is time to reflect on the NIMRA championship which concluded after the Bearnagh race on the second last Saturday in August....

British & Irish Junior Mountain Championships.

British & Irish Junior Mountain Championships.

NIMRA have decided not to send teams to the above event, to be held at Aberfoyle in Scotland on Saturday, 21st September. However individual athletes, if of an appropriate standard, can be entered for...

Northern Ireland runners take on UTMB races

Northern Ireland runners take on UTMB races

Over the weekend, a number of Northern Ireland runners have taken part in events at the notoriously difficult Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc festival in Chamonix, France.The action commenced on Wednesday (28th August 2013) when Ivan...

Mountain specialists do Northern Ireland proud in Czech Republic

Mountain specialists do Northern Ireland proud in Czech Republic

On Saturday 31st August 2013, a number of Northern Ireland based mountain runners took on the World Mountain Running Association’s annual ‘World Masters Mountain Running Championships’ in Janske Lanze, Czech Republic. The race covered...

WPFGs Officials

WPFGs Officials

Anyone with an Accreditation Pass for WPFGs will get a free ticket for the Belfast Giants match this Sunday. Present your pass at the ticket office to receive your free ticket and when you...

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...