Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Donard Commedagh Race Report 2019

Photos by Jayne Bell The second round of the Podium4Sport NIMRA Championship took place on Saturday. The race in question was the classic Donard Commedagh route; Starting in Donard Park runners had a free...

Donard Commedagh 2019 – Last Minute Details

Online registration for this race closes today (Wednesday) at midnight. Entries are available on the day (£10 affiliated / £12 not-affiliated). Registration will be in Donard Park from 9.30 to 10.30 for people who...

The Spud Race doesn’t disappoint

With the rain that had hit the race course the week before there had been concern that runners wouldnt be able to know if they were running beside the canal or in it. Thankfully...

Donard Commedagh and Annalong Horseshoe route news

Donard Commedagh This year sees the return of the classic Donard Commedagh race. Online entry can be found here. Annalong Horseshoe This year’s Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race will forsake its base for the last...

Winter strikes back on Gullion

Photos by Jayne Bell – more to follow Mother nature giveth and she taketh; After taps aff weather all week it was coats, hats and gloves yet still cold today – sooo cold. This...

It all kicks off this weekend at Gullion

The first hill race of year takes place this Saturday @12am on Gullion. Registration is from 10am. All details can be found here. Parking at this race is always a problem as the start...

NIMRA Donard Wood Trail Race 2019

by Ian Taylor 5 miles, 300 metres climb. Congratulations to winners Timothy Johnston and Sarah Graham who both repeated their victories of 2018, but not without some stiff competition.    58 competitors from 13+ clubs...

Nimra Trail Race raises plenty for the MMRT

A final report to follow but well done to everyone that helped put on this great warm up race to the season with all proceeds going to the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team. Report will...