Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Orienteering this weekend in Newcastle

Orienteering this weekend in Newcastle

There is an exciting weekend of orienteering in Newcastle this weekend! A perfect opportunity to improve your navigational skills! The weekend kicks off on Friday evening with an Urban event around the streets of...

Hill and Dales: Hen and Cock

Hill and Dales: Hen and Cock

On a beautiful night in the mountains Seamus Lynch (Newcastle AC) and Diane Wilson (Dromore AC) led the field over what felt like the hardest race of the series so far. You can view...

International Team Selection

International Team Selection

You are reminded that we are selecting for the following teams – probably on Monday, 23rd June. If interested in being considered please contact a member of the committee before that date (I suggest...

The Denis Rankin Round

The Denis Rankin Round

The Denis Rankin Round is a circuit of all the peaks in the Mourne Mountains of County Down, Northern Ireland, over 400m in height, covering over 86km (54miles) in distance and over 6000m (20,000ft)...

Jura Race Report 2014

Jura Race Report 2014

by Hazel McLaughlin Saturday 24th May 5 runners from N. Ireland lined up on the sunbathed start line of the Isle of Jura fell race with 7 summits and 2730m of climbing to come:...

Skyracing comes to Northern Ireland

Skyracing comes to Northern Ireland

Our friends at NIRunning are part of the Skyrunning UK team who have been trying to introduce this type of running to these shores.  Today they have launched their own race weekend which will...

NIMRA Champs Race 4: Loughshannagh Horseshoe

NIMRA Champs Race 4: Loughshannagh Horseshoe

This Thursday sees Newcastle AC hosting the forth round of the NIMRA championship. This falls into the short category. The race will the Loughshannagh Horseshoe which is also race 7 in the Hill and...

Bailey and O’Kane win on Rocky Mountain

Bailey and O’Kane win on Rocky Mountain

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRunning On Thursday 22nd May 2014, Newcastle AC welcomed the local mountain running fraternity to the sixth race of their popular and well-organised Hill & Dale Series. On this occasion,...