Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Dale Mathers Completes The Bob Graham Round

Dale Mathers Completes The Bob Graham Round

On Saturday 22nd June 2013 Dale ‘the machine’ Mathers completed the Bob Graham Round in a provisional time of 22:45.  In short this means that he completed a 74 mile circuit of 42 hills...

Upcoming Internationals & other races

Upcoming Internationals & other races

Snowdon International,   20 July, Llanberis, Wales 16 km, 1006 m climb    Teams of 4 Senior Men and 3 Senior Women will be selected to represent Northern Ireland. These will be based on current form,...

Flagstaff to Carlingford Mountain Race

The 2013 Flagstaff to Carlingford Mountain race attracted a total entry of 47 runners of whom 46 eventually completed the course. The runners were greeted by a rare clear sky over The Cooleys and...

Bailey and O’Kane win on Rocky

Bailey and O’Kane win on Rocky

By Ryan Maxwell On Thursday 13th June 2013, Newcastle AC hosted the ninth race of their popular Hill & Dale Series. This week, nearly 150 competitors took on the 4.25 mile ‘Rocky’ course, which...

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....