Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Forty years of the Mourne Mountain Marathon

by Jim Brown Forty years have passed since the Mourne Rescue team organized the first Mourne Mountain Marathon. The courses were longer and harder in those days with the markers being wooden boards which...

NIMRA Junior Squad 2019

With all selection processes now complete, the Junior Mountain Running squad 2019 is announced. Selections were made through a trial on the 4th April in Castlewellan, with additional places on offer through the Hill...

44th International Snowdon Race Team Selected

Men Tim Johnston Jonathan ScottAaron McGrady            Shane DonnellyReserve: Oisin Brennan Ladies Megan Wilson              Sarah Graham              Shileen O’Kane   ...

Carncastle Classic – Final Instructions

Round 5 of the NIMRA Champs takes place this Saturday June 1st. Online entry is open until Thursday at 9pm. The organisers would appreciate it if you can enter in advance. Enter here. RACE...

Snowdon Selection 2019

If you want to run at Snowdon and you haven’t already expressed an interest with the selectors you must email annerunning@hotmail.co.uk before Saturday June 1st. Selections will be made after the Carncastle Classic race.

Navigators to the Fore

After 37 years of the annual Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race being run from the driveway at Dunnywater, the event moved to a new location at the nearby NI Water Silent Valley complex for this...

Annalong Horseshoe Final Instructions

ANNALONG HORSESHOE FELL RACE.   SATURDAY 18th MAY 2019 RACE START TIME 11:00am. FINAL INSTRUCTIONS. TO ALL PARTICIPANTS – please read these instructions fully before race day – it is not the organisers intention to...