Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association Blog

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...

Hill and Dales 2013: Slieve Martin Recce

Hill and Dales 2013: Slieve Martin Recce

There were 15 or 20 ‘hardened fell runners’ out for the tradional Monday night run over the race course.  It was a beautiful night for being in the hills with mild temperatures and lots...