Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Marsden to Edale Race 2014 – A Runners Perspective

Marsden to Edale Race 2014 – A Runners Perspective

By Richard Vowles At 9am on Sunday morning in a frosty Marsden field I had my first outing in the Mourne Runners colours. Despite it being -3 degrees with snow and wind forecast for...

Donard Challenge Mountain Race – Entry Open

Donard Challenge Mountain Race – Entry Open

The first round of this years British Championship will take place on the slopes of Slieve Donard in Northern Ireland.  Full race details and online entry are now available here.

NIRunning Ballyboley Forest 5 mile Trail Race

NIRunning Ballyboley Forest 5 mile Trail Race

There are only a few weeks until the first jousting in this years hill running season. Why not sharpen up your leg speed with a run at NIRunning’s inaugural trail race on February 16th....

Turkey Trot 2013 Report

Turkey Trot 2013 Report

by Jim Brown Boxing Day is capable of producing an array of winter conditions, most of them tending towards the unpleasant end of the scale, but this year we enjoyed a lovely winters day...

NIMRA Membership 2014

NIMRA Membership 2014

You can sign up for 2014 membership online today. What does NIMRA membership include? 15% Discount on purchases on-line and in-store in Cotswold Outdoor The annual NIMRA newsletter and fixture list Entry into the NIMRA...

RunTheLine 25k Trail Race

RunTheLine 25k Trail Race

by Aaron Shim Saturday 30th November saw an assortment of BARFers decent on Lamb Doyle’s Pub (53.26593, -6.24177) for the Run The Line trail race. Now in its second year, the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue fundraiser...

Run Snowdonia

Run Snowdonia

by Hazel McLaughlin Weather forecast, Snowdonia, 8th and 9th Nov 2013: Frequent snow and hail, risk of thunder, 45mph gusts, and 40% chance of cloud free summits. What more could you want from a...