Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Online Entry Deadline is 8th April

Online Entry Deadline is 8th April

The Silent Valley Online Entry will close just before 11pm on Monday 8th April. After this date you will be able to enter on the day at an increased rate. The current entry list...

Hill and Dales 2013 – Preview

Hill and Dales 2013 – Preview

The annual Hill and Dales hill running jamboree starts next week.  To wet your appetite we have reproduced the preview first posted by the host club – Newcastle AC. Is Annett too hot to handle in 2013?...

International Events/Selection

International Events/Selection

Great start to the 2013 hill running season with both races being very well supported and attracting quality athletes, who showed some very good early season form. It was interesting to see how closely...

Wicklow Way Ultra

Wicklow Way Ultra

Somehow even after the worst snow storm I can remember, although I believe it may have been localised, the NIMRA massive descended on the Wicklow Way Ultra 50K in their droves.  The Steede won...

The Bogle Express stops at Glenariff

The Bogle Express stops at Glenariff

In the morning it looked like being a great day.  Sun, sky and mild conditions.  Setting off on the trek north for the race it started snowing and the temperature gauge in the car...

Muck, Mist and Mayhem on Slieve Gullion

Muck, Mist and Mayhem on Slieve Gullion

After a few weeks of spring like weather winter returned for the start of the hill running season. This morning was standard issue Irish weather; brisk, wet and gray. The grim conditions did not...

Slieve Gullion Preview

Kick Off The season opener takes place on Slieve Gullion next Saturday (March 9th). The race is 6.9 Km long with 460 metres of climbing. It is an up and down affair and reasonably...

Hill & Dales and Slieve Donard Online Entry Open

Hill & Dales and Slieve Donard Online Entry Open

The entry for these events is now open. You can register here. Details of all of these fixtures can be found in the Fixtures section, or on the Newcastle AC site. You can see...