Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

NIMRA Junior Championship and Trial Race 2018

By Phil Hodge Distance: 5 miles Ascent: 300 metres The race takes place on April 14th at 12 noon. Cost: £3.00 Enter HERE The route Starting in Donard Park runners will follow the Donard...

Glenariffe 2018: Mud and guts

‘The only thing that was sticking runners to the ground was guts’ Fell running is a sport that has remained largely unchanged for the past 100 years. A bunch of hardy folks, dressed completely...

NIMRA Present Mourne Mountain Rescue with donation

Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association held a 5 mile trail race in Donard Park on Saturday 17th February. All contributions went to the Mourne Mountain Rescue and NIMRA were delighted with the generosity of...

Slieve Gullion race rescheduled for April 7th

Unfortunately the first victim of the Beast From The East is this weekends opening fixture on Slieve Gullion. The race director has decided to move this race for two reasons: – Hazardous nature of...

Warning! Mountain Racing Season Starts on Saturday

IMPORTANT: Slieve Gullion race rescheduled to April 7th due to weather warnings. The winter is coming to an end; All around the land racing snakes are putting the finishing touches to their diets; Months...

NIMRA MMR Donard Wood Trail Race

Report by Ian Taylor Photos by NIMRA dream team – Jayne Bell and Richard Cowan Jnr Photos here and here 17th February 2018 5 miles, 300 metres climb. Congratulations to winners Timothy Johnston and...

International Races Selection Criteria 2018

INTER COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIPS – Saturday 19th May 2018 Lads Leap, Derbyshire – Peak District, England – at 12 noon ladies, 1.15pm men. 9.5km race with 518m climb up & down race with both men...

MMR Donard Wood Trail Race

The Mourne Mountain Rescue is a voluntary organisation who are there for all of us. Their mission is to: Relieve the suffering and distress of persons injured or in danger of injury through accident...

NIMRA AGM 2018 on Jan 22nd

The NIMRA AGM will take place in Ballynahinch Market House on Jan 22nd @7.30pm. Please come along and have your say on the sport that you love. As always there will be roles in...

Podium4Sport NIMRA Prize Giving 2017

The 2017 prize giving recently took place O’Hares. After a tasty feed and some refreshments we got down to the main business of the evening. The big winners on the night were: Podium4Sport eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return...