Author: rbell

The Bogle Express stops at Glenariff

The Bogle Express stops at Glenariff

In the morning it looked like being a great day.  Sun, sky and mild conditions.  Setting off on the trek north for the race it started snowing and the temperature gauge in the car...

Glenariff Preview

Glenariff Preview

This Saturday the hill running action moves north to Waterfoot for the Glenariff Mountain Race. This is also known as the Potato race as every runner receives a bag of spuds from the sponsor...

Muck, Mist and Mayhem on Slieve Gullion

Muck, Mist and Mayhem on Slieve Gullion

After a few weeks of spring like weather winter returned for the start of the hill running season. This morning was standard issue Irish weather; brisk, wet and gray. The grim conditions did not...

Slieve Gullion Preview

Kick Off The season opener takes place on Slieve Gullion next Saturday (March 9th). The race is 6.9 Km long with 460 metres of climbing. It is an up and down affair and reasonably...

2013 Season Preview

2013 Season Preview

As the bright nights start to peek out of the winter duvet it is time to get ready for the new mountain running season.  There are a lot of exciting events planned for this...