Author: Richard Cowan

Junior Mountain running news!

NIMRA is holding a trial to select the Mountain Running Teams to travel to Ambleside, to compete on the 24th July. The Trial will take place on Slieve Croob on the 26th June at...

Calendar Update

Mountain Events 2021 As you will be aware the calendar for 2021 has been changed frequently, with events cancelled or postponed.  Thanks to race organisers for continued efforts to rescue at least part of...

2021 NIMRA CHAMPIONSHIP & NIMRA TEAM EVENTS

The Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association is trying to organise a different championship given the current climate and, at the moment, propose four races to count, with one race to be completed at each...

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...