Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

NIMRA 40th Anniversary Prize Giving Dinner

The 2019 NIMRA Prize Giving Dinner is booked for Friday November 29th at 7.30 in O’Hares, Newcastle. There will be a two course buffet dinner, the prize giving and the usual banter. This year...

Running4Rescue race 2019 announced

As always the Mourne Runners will be running a race in conjunction with the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team to raise funds for the mountain heroes. This 6 mile race will be in Donard Wood...

NIMRA Treasurer Post S.O.S

S.O.S to all you dedicated mountain runners who have skills in accounting/banking and enthusiasm for serving the wider mountain running group. NIMRA are seeking a committee member to serve as treasurer. The role is...

World Masters News

This years event was held in Puglia, Italy. You can read more on the WMRA website. There were some local runners out participating. There results are as follows: Jim Patterson 4th individual and team...

Heat takes its toll in Llanberis

NIMRA took a squad of 16 athletes to the recent British and Irish Mountain Running Championships on 21st September in Llanberis (Wales), with positive results from each of the teams. The presence of teams...

Home Counties International Report Sept 2019

by Jonny Scott This year the Home countries international was held in Wales. Originally the race was to start and finish in Bets y Coed, however it was decided to also use the race...

NIMRA team at Welsh Inter Counties

The NIMRA team ran at the Welsh Inter Counties today. Team Captain, Timmy Johnston was 18th, Jonny Scott 26th, Jack McKenna 40th and Oisen Brennan 49th – unofficial results. More to follow. Go fellas....

MMM Helpers Need

This is the Fortieth anniversary of the Mourne Mountain Marathon and it looks like we will have a large turnout of both locals and visitors for this year’s event. This sort of event requires...

Stephens Thunders to Victory

You would think the Weather in August should be summery, but how often over the years have I been found studying weather forecasts in the days before the event wondering if this was to...