Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

Denise Mathers Completes Mourne 500

Denise Mathers became the first lady to complete the Mourne 500, on Saturday 29 June 2013, completing the course in a very impressive 16 hrs and 45 minutes (and 10 seconds!).  She started and...

Snowden Home International Team Announced

Snowden Home International Team Announced

Men Gavin Mulholland Andrew Annett Iain Whiteside David McNeilly Women Gillian Wasson Anne Sandford Hazel McLaughlin The team is travelling over to N Wales on Friday, 19th July and returning on Sunday, 21st. Anne...

Dale Mathers Completes The Bob Graham Round

Dale Mathers Completes The Bob Graham Round

On Saturday 22nd June 2013 Dale ‘the machine’ Mathers completed the Bob Graham Round in a provisional time of 22:45.  In short this means that he completed a 74 mile circuit of 42 hills...

Flagstaff to Carlingford Mountain Race

The 2013 Flagstaff to Carlingford Mountain race attracted a total entry of 47 runners of whom 46 eventually completed the course. The runners were greeted by a rare clear sky over The Cooleys and...

Bailey and O’Kane win on Rocky

Bailey and O’Kane win on Rocky

By Ryan Maxwell On Thursday 13th June 2013, Newcastle AC hosted the ninth race of their popular Hill & Dale Series. This week, nearly 150 competitors took on the 4.25 mile ‘Rocky’ course, which...

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...