Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

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...

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...