Author: rbell

Mackin and McAnispie win at Gullion 2015

This morning 49 kung fu kicking mountain goats lined up in bracing winds for the opening race of the season on Slieve Gullion. The route started from Ballard Road taking in the north cairn,...

2015 opens for business

We. Are. Back! Yes that is right folks the mountain running party has returned. There will be thrills, hills and big spills as we tour the trails, forests and mountains of this country and...

White Christmas at the Turkey Trot

White Christmas at the Turkey Trot

71 hardy souls turned up for today’s race. Although mild enough in the car park the cold and rain was enough to persuade most to wear their rain coats from the start. As the...

Good Times at the Bashir Hussain Training Camp

Good Times at the Bashir Hussain Training Camp

Just back from the weekend with Bashir Hussain which was organised by NI Orienteering. A great weekend focussing on improving your training and performance for endurance events such as Orienteering and Mountain Running. Bash...

Bashir Hussain Training Weekend- Update

Bashir Hussain Training Weekend- Update

Thanks to those that have registered for the Bashir Hussain running weekend this weekend in Tollymore (13-14th Dec). There are a few spaces free if you are still interested, please email Allan Bogle (coaching@niorienteering.org.uk)....

NIMRA Prize Giving 2014

NIMRA Prize Giving 2014

by Ryan Maxwell (NIRunning) The annual prize-giving function for the Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association (NIMRA) took place on Saturday November 23rd in O’Hares, Newcastle. The event celebrated the 2014 mountain running season with...

2015 Podium 4 Sport NIMRA Championship

2015 Podium 4 Sport NIMRA Championship

The Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association (NIMRA) organises the nine race championship, with the best five races to count, with at least one race to be completed at each distance. Short: Glenariff (Saturday, 14th March)...