Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

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...

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

Today the NIMRA press department found a disposable BBQ abandoned at the side of the Bann Road with a bunch of food containers ‘cleverly’ hidden under a rock beside it. Needless to say, being...

Junior Selection for Home International in Glendalough Sept 20th

Junior Selection for Home International in Glendalough Sept 20th

For the following events, inform Mike Barton or Declan Magee if you are interested in being considered. Not all eligible places will necessarily be filled. Event: 20th September, Junior Home International, Glendalough, Ireland Teams:...

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...