Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

The Fallows 2014 – Race Report

The Fallows 2014 – Race Report

In previous years the Mourne Runners have been responsible for running the Fallows race; but this year the baton was passed to long running mountain man, Dale Mathers and the Newry City Runners. In...

The Fallows – New Route

The Fallows – New Route

Due to circumstances beyond the control of the race director The Fallows race will be on a slightly different route to the one advertised. I have been given some brief details. The start will...

Helpers Required for Mountain Marathon.

Helpers Required for Mountain Marathon.

The Mourne Mountain Marathon always requires quite a few helpers to ensure the success of the event and this year is no exception. If anybody would like to marshal on either the Saturday or...

Locals take part in the North Face UTMB events

Locals take part in the North Face UTMB events

by Ryan Maxwell Over the last few days (Wednesday 27th August to Sunday 31st August 2014), a number of Northern Ireland runners have taken part in events at the notoriously difficult Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc...

Bearnagh Race 2014 Report

Bearnagh Race 2014 Report

The Mourne Runners hosted the Bearnagh race on Saturday August 23rd. This classic race takes on the unholy trinity of hills: Meelbeg, Bearnagh, Meelmore. In the short distance of four miles runners encounter every...

Team NI 8th Place at Pike’s Peak

Team NI 8th Place at Pike’s Peak

Congratulations to the NI men who finished 8th team in the World Mountain Running Long Distance event, held on Pike’s Peak, yesterday. It was the first time running on the peak for any of...