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On Saturday 21st May the CompareNI.com Endurance Running Challenge took place in the beautiful private grounds of Baronscourt, near Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone. Some 95 runners took part in a variety of races choosing from 5 or 10 km distances to 6 and 12 hour endurance challenges. In the endurance challenge competitors ran a 5.3 km...

On Saturday 9th April the Compare NI Endurance Running Challenge took place in the beautiful private grounds of Florida Manor, near Killinchy Co. Down. Some 80 runners took part in a variety of races choosing from 5 or 10 km distances to 6, 12 or 24 Hour endurance challenges. In the endurance challenge competitors ran...

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from Gaithouse Events… Happy New Year from all the team and Gaithouse Events! At Gaithouse we are continuing to plan and develop new running events and venues for the the fantastic running community in Northern Ireland, despite the current challenges we all find ourselves in.  In the hope that things will return to normal this...

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Challenging to tough to brutal, just some of the words being used to describe particular sections of the course at The Sugarcane Cafe Bistro, Florida 12 Hour Challenge held last Saturday 12th September 2020. These were the words coming out of the mouths of experienced endurance runners, so spare a thought for the brave souls...

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By Sonya Summersgill So unfortunately my workshop was cancelled, for very good reasons, but one of the more interesting points I was going to cover was how to interpret your running photographs. I don’t pretend to be an expert running coach, I do hold the Leadership in Running qualification, but I do have bio mechanical...

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Ladies 5K Podium Sunday 1st saw the start of the 2020 Backer McKenzie Super Fives Series, at Victoria Park in East Belfast. In bright and blustery conditions with no rain some impressive times were recorded, competitors getting their Series off to a flying start. Congratulatuoins to the podium placements below and to everyone who took...

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Top three finalists in the 2019 Novosco 10k Grand Prix series. From left to right, runner-up Patricia Brown from Newry City Runners, third place finalist David Clarke from North Belfast Harriers, and series winner Tommy Hughes, Termoneeny Running Club. Northern Irish athlete Tommy Hughes, who represented Ireland in the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, has...

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Gaithouse Events held the first of their Back to Basics runs today at Victoria Park in East Belfast. Stripped back to minimum cost athletes had an opportunity to grab a new PB on an Athletics NI certified distance of either 5k or 10k. As you can see below, some great times were recorded and had!...

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NI Running and our sister company Gaithouse Events are very pleased to announce that our first “Back to Basics” Run will take place in Victoria Park, Belfast on Sunday 22nd December. A while back we sought the view of the running community via our Facebook page with an open question, “What kind of run or race...

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) PHT is a painful overuse injury affecting the hamstring tendons where they attach to the ‘sit bone’ of the pelvis. You may have heard it referred to as TENDONITIS in the past but just to be fussy… is classified as Tendinopathy due to it’s degenerative pathology not inflammatory. This injury may...