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On Saturday 16th July the Abbey Tiles Grey Abbey Endurance Challenge took place in the beautiful private grounds of The Grey Abbey Estate in the Co. Down village of Greyabbey, on the Ards peninsula. Some 65 runners took part helping to create a great atmosphere. Competitors ran a 5.7 km long multi-terrain loop including gravel,...

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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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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...