Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Sad News

Denis Rankin It is with regret that we announce the death of Denis Rankin at the Hill and Dale Moughanmore race, 16th May. Denis took ill during the race and very sadly, despite the...

Hill and Dale Race 5 – Moughanmore – Recce and safety briefing

Hill and Dale Race 5 – Moughanmore – Recce and safety briefing

There were a lot of keen runners out for a recce over the Moughanmore course this evening.  After a day of heavy showers the sun was splitting the gorse bushes and it was just...

Exfoliating race on Donard

Exfoliating race on Donard

The tops of the Mourne Mountains were clear on what was another topsy turvy May day with a mixture of sunshine, rain and hail. 138 enthusiastic runners signed on for the gruelling feat that...

Irish Mountain Running Championship starts this weekend

Irish Mountain Running Championship starts this weekend

The first round of the Irish Mountain Running Championship takes place this Saturday. The race starts at 2pm. Competitors will race from the Newcastle Tropicana pool to the top of Donard and back. Read...

New date for Flagstaff to Carlingford Race

New date for Flagstaff to Carlingford Race

This year the Irish Cycling Championship is taking place in Carlingford. It is scheduled to run on the weekend June 22nd and 23rd. This would have clashed with the Flagstaff to Carlingford mountain race....

Bogle and O’Kane continue to perform well in Hill and Dales

Bogle and O’Kane continue to perform well in Hill and Dales

On Thursday 2nd May 2013, 176 athletes turned out for the fourth race of the Newcastle AC hosted Hill & Dale Series.  This was another excellent turnout and shows the increasing popularity and support...

Annalong Horseshoe Preview

Annalong Horseshoe Preview

The sun has been shining on Annalong this weekend and last, for people recce’ing the route of the Annalong Horseshoe. If the weather of blue sky and light winds continues it will make perfect...