Category: Nimra

Wet and Windy Sevens Sevens, 2014

The real stars of this year’s event were the marshals who had to endure a torrid time of it to ensure that both the runners and walkers progress was recorded accurately. They were lashed...

World Long Distance Mountain Running Challenge 2014, Pikes Peak, Colorado

World Long Distance Mountain Running Challenge 2014, Pikes Peak, Colorado

by Chris Stirling “There’s a reason trees don’t bother growing above 12000ft on Pikes Peak. They can’t!” On the 16th Aug at 7.30am a team of four men will be representing NIMRA and Northern...

Mountain runners complete gruelling Mourne 500 Challenge

Mountain runners complete gruelling Mourne 500 Challenge

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRunning The Bank Holiday weekend saw six well respected mountain runners from Northern Ireland complete the Mourne 500 Challenge, a gruelling run that requires participants to reach the summit of...

NIMRA Championship 2014: Seven Sevens – Race Details

NIMRA Championship 2014: Seven Sevens – Race Details

by Jim Brown The Seven Sevens is race 7 in this year’s NIMRA Championship. The race will be in the clockwise direction this year, that is – Donard and Commedagh first, followed by Lamagan,...

2014 WMRA CHALLENGE – PIKES PEAK ASCENT MANITOU SPRINGS USA

2014 WMRA CHALLENGE – PIKES PEAK ASCENT MANITOU SPRINGS USA

The Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon is a racing event that begins at the base of Pikes Peak, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, and climbs over 7,815 feet (2382 m) to the top of the...

Podium4Sport supports Nimra Members

As a Nimra member you are provided with a membership card which entitles you to certain discounts. As you know the Nimra committee is always happy to find additional sponsors. Nimra are now pleased...

Skyrunning World Champs

We came, We ran, We ate pastries A motley crew of runners and spectators from the homeland made the trip over for this years Skyrunning Championships in the mountain paradise of Chamonix. The official...

Snowdon International Teams Announced

Snowdon International Teams Announced

NIMRA will be sending two teams over to the Snowdon International Running Race on the 19th July. Mens team is: Alan Bogle – Team Captain Ian Bailey Seamus Lynch Gavin Mulholland 1st Reserve: David...

Flagstaff to Carlingford

Jonny Steede of Ballymena Runners gave another convincing performance to win the 35th annual Flagstaff to Carlingford Mountain race last Sunday 22nd June. The race was run on one of the rare sunny days...