Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Records set in Carrauntoohil

Records set in Carrauntoohil

Report by Diane Wilson Carrauntoohil in Co.Kerry is 1137 metres and the highest mountain in Ireland. It is the 2nd race in the Irish Mountain Running Championships, the 1st one being Slieve Donard in...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

There are two great events coming this week Hill and Dales – Slieve Loughshannagh This is the longest and most testing race of the Hill and Dale series.  It acts as an hour long...

Trial Races – Skiddaw Results

Trial Races – Skiddaw Results

Yesterday the 2013 UKA European Mountain Running Championship Trial Races (Senior & Junior), UKA Mountain Running Senior Home International and the 2nd race in the 2013 UKA Mountain Running Challenge took place on Skiddaw....

2013 Setanta Rogaine Ireland – 22-23rd June

2013 Setanta Rogaine Ireland – 22-23rd June

The 16th Rogaine Ireland will take place on the weekend of June 22/23rd 2013. See details on http://www.setantaorienteers.org/content/rogaine A Rogaine is a mountain navigation race, where you locate as many controls in the mountains...

Hill and Dales 2013: Millstone Report

Hill and Dales 2013: Millstone Report

by Ryan Maxwell from NIRUNNING Ian Bailey (Newcastle AC) and Patricia McKibbin (Unattached) enjoy wins at ‘Millstone’: On Wednesday 23rd May 2013, mountain running enthusiasts once again turned out in large numbers for the...

Belfast Hills Events

Belfast Hills Events

In recent times there has been a lot of work to open up the Belfast Hills.  This includes new trails and facilities.  This has led to a surge in popularity with more and more...

Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race 2013 – 4th May

Annalong Horseshoe Fell Race 2013 – 4th May

57 runners took to the start line for the 32nd running of the annual Annalong Horseshoe fell race, this year featuring as a long race in the NIMRA championship. The weather was bright and...