Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Mountain runners turn out for Hill & Dale Series ‘Meels’ race

Mountain runners turn out for Hill & Dale Series ‘Meels’ race

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRUNNING On Thursday 6th June 2013, Newcastle AC welcomed runners to the eighth race of this years Hill & Dale Series. Slieve Meelmore and Slieve Meelbeg were the summits of...

Records set in Carrauntoohil

Records set in Carrauntoohil

Report by Diane Wilson Carrauntoohil in Co.Kerry is 1137 metres and the highest mountain in Ireland. It is the 2nd race in the Irish Mountain Running Championships, the 1st one being Slieve Donard in...

Cunningham and Wilson celebrate win at Loughshannagh H&D race

Cunningham and Wilson celebrate win at Loughshannagh H&D race

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRUNNING On Thursday 30th May 2013, nearly two hundred mountain runners turned out for the seventh race in this years Hill & Dale Series, hosted by Newcastle AC.  On this...

Carty and McLaughlin win Chain Reaction Cycles Belfast Hills 10k

Carty and McLaughlin win Chain Reaction Cycles Belfast Hills 10k

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRUNNING On Saturday 25th May 2013, nearly one hundred runners took to the paths and trails of the scenic Cavehill Country Park, Belfast for the Chain Reaction Cycles Belfast Hills...

Trial Races – Skiddaw Results

Trial Races – Skiddaw Results

Yesterday the 2013 UKA European Mountain Running Championship Trial Races (Senior & Junior), UKA Mountain Running Senior Home International and the 2nd race in the 2013 UKA Mountain Running Challenge took place on Skiddaw....

2013 Setanta Rogaine Ireland – 22-23rd June

2013 Setanta Rogaine Ireland – 22-23rd June

The 16th Rogaine Ireland will take place on the weekend of June 22/23rd 2013. See details on http://www.setantaorienteers.org/content/rogaine A Rogaine is a mountain navigation race, where you locate as many controls in the mountains...

Hill and Dales 2013: Millstone Report

Hill and Dales 2013: Millstone Report

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRUNNING Ian Bailey (Newcastle AC) and Patricia McKibbin (Unattached) enjoy wins at ‘Millstone’: On Wednesday 23rd May 2013, mountain running enthusiasts once again turned out in large numbers for the...

Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race 2013 – 4th May

Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race 2013 – 4th May

57 runners took to the start line for the 32nd running of the annual Annalong Horseshoe fell race, this year featuring as a long race in the NIMRA championship. The weather was bright and...