Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Sad News

Denis Rankin It is with regret that we announce the death of Denis Rankin at the Hill and Dale Moughanmore race, 16th May. Denis took ill during the race and very sadly, despite the...

Slieve Donard Race 2013

Slieve Donard Race 2013

by Trevor Wilson It all started so well – sun beaming down on Newcastle Main Street, clear views of Donard as we lined up for the start. As we exited the forest, still fine...

Exfoliating race on Donard

Exfoliating race on Donard

The tops of the Mourne Mountains were clear on what was another topsy turvy May day with a mixture of sunshine, rain and hail. 138 enthusiastic runners signed on for the gruelling feat that...

New date for Flagstaff to Carlingford Race

New date for Flagstaff to Carlingford Race

This year the Irish Cycling Championship is taking place in Carlingford. It is scheduled to run on the weekend June 22nd and 23rd. This would have clashed with the Flagstaff to Carlingford mountain race....

Annalong Horseshoe Preview

Annalong Horseshoe Preview

The sun has been shining on Annalong this weekend and last, for people recce’ing the route of the Annalong Horseshoe. If the weather of blue sky and light winds continues it will make perfect...