Author: Richard Cowan

Slieve Donard Race goes to the line

With the virus hanging over us like a dark cloud it was great to see Newcastle AC battle through the regulations to put on another Slieve Donard Race. To manage to get this race...

NIMRA Update

The committee would like to extend good wishes to all NIMRA members in these challenging times. We are now able to return to the mountains, subject to Government restrictions. We would remind everyone that...

Update from Athletics NI

SUSPENSION OF ATHLETICS COMPETITION EXTENDED TO 30th JUNE 2020 Following previous statements on 17th March and 24th March, Athletics Northern Ireland, in collaboration with the other Home Country Athletics Federations and UKA, can confirm...

Weekend Race Advice

For those travelling to Wales for the first race of the British Championship please follow the below advice: Urgent Ras yr Aran Information Covid 19  –  Instructions for athletes At present the Government has...

Turkey Trot Swim

The Turkey Trotters had to contend with a grizzly Boxing Day as low cloud, rain and strong winds made for difficult conditions on the hills. The shorter course had to be used for safety...

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...

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...