Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

World Masters Mountain Running Championships

The 20th World Masters Mountain Running Championships were held on 3rd September in the beautiful region of the Stubai Valley in Austria.  5 of us made the journey across to Austria, flying into Munich...

Annual shout out for MMM Helpers

The Mourne Mountain Marathon team are keen to hear from any keen mountain lovers who would be interested in marshalling or bringing in controls, during Saturday afternoon or Sunday afternoon and evening. You could tie...

B&I U17 & U20 Championships – Marshall request

As you are no doubt aware, NIMRA have the privilege of hosting the above Championship, this coming weekend, Saturday 4th September. Race Venue – Happy Valley Carpark – at base of Slieves Meelbeg and...

Timmy and Martsje are top of the Tower

Thursday night would see Andrew Wallace and his Ballydrain Harriers team bring the return of a classic race at Scrabo Tower. The new course would start at the bottom car park at Killynether wood...

The warning was Yellow on Meelbeg

From Yellow warnings of Thunder & Lightning, changing to warnings about rain, the Met office just couldn’t make up its mind. Once the race organisers had contented themselves, that neither Thunder & Lightning, strong...

Senior Home Int Championship Team Selection

SENIOR HOME INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS  DATE: Sunday 19th September  VENUE: Sedbergh, Cumbria  Teams have now been selected to represent Northern Ireland and are listed below: MENS TEAM Timothy Johnson – Mourne Runners Jonny Scott – Mourne Runners Adam...

Seven Sevens NIMRA Championship – Long distance race.

The race is held in conjunction with the annual challenge walk and utilises many of their marshals. Date : Saturday 14th August 2021.Start Venue :  Shimna Integrated College, Kings Road, Newcastle. Registration :  8.30am –...