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22 June 2017

ORGANISERS ANNOUNCE MORE THAN 230 000 TICKETS SOLD FOR WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONS LONDON 2017

ORGANISERS ANNOUNCE MORE THAN 230 000 TICKETS SOLD FOR WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONS LONDON 2017
22 June 2017

Black and Ganiel ONeill take the title at the NI and Ulster Lisburn Half Marathon Road Race Champs

Black and Ganiel ONeill take the title at the NI and Ulster Lisburn Half Marathon Road Race Champs
21 June 2017

Kate O'Connor and Sarah Connolly named in Ireland's Euro Combined Events Cup Team

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20 June 2017

Athletes Chase NI and Ulster Honours at Lisburn Half Marathon

Athletes Chase NI and Ulster Honours at Lisburn Half Marathon
20 June 2017

Manchester International Auto Selections

19 June 2017

Calling all Relay Teams for the 2017 Belfast International

Calling all Relay Teams for the 2017 Belfast International
19 June 2017

Mollie Courtney Secures CWG Standard on a Busy Weekend for Local Athletes

Mollie Courtney Secures CWG Standard on a Busy Weekend for Local Athletes
17 June 2017

Bowker Formally Confirmed as UK Athletics Chairman

16 June 2017

Junior stars ready to chase gold at NI and Ulster Age Group Championships

Junior stars ready to chase gold at NI and Ulster Age Group Championships
16 June 2017

Local Athletes sign up for the Belfast International Meet

Want to be in with the chance to compete in an International Competition? Well now you can. However, you will need to be quick with only three weeks out the sprints, jumps and throws fields are starting to fill up. The Mary Peters Track will again host the Belfast International Meet on Wednesday 5th July 2017.
Local Athletes sign up for the Belfast International Meet
14 June 2017

Team Personal Best in Full Swing and Growing with One Month to go to the Summer of World Athletics

Team Personal Best in Full Swing and Growing with One Month to go to  the Summer of World Athletics
09 June 2017

Ciara Mageean betters World Championships and CWG 1500m Standards

Ciara Mageean betters World Championships and CWG 1500m Standards
08 June 2017

Stars set for NI & Ulster Senior Track & Field Championships

Stars set for NI & Ulster Senior Track & Field Championships
07 June 2017

James Hamilton Selected for Great Britain & NI 2017 Para World Championships Squad

James Hamilton Selected for Great Britain & NI 2017 Para World Championships Squad
05 June 2017

Ben Reynolds Records Commonwealth Games Standard in Denmark

Ben Reynolds Records Commonwealth Games Standard in Denmark
02 June 2017

Belfast International Athlete Expression of Interest (including NI Internationals)

31 May 2017

The Belfast International Returns for 2017!

Mary Peters Track to again host the 2017 Belfast International Athletics Meet
The Belfast International Returns for 2017!
29 May 2017

Adam Kirk-Smith Achieves Commonwealth Games Standard in Belgium

Adam Kirk-Smith Achieves Commonwealth Games Standard in Belgium
26 May 2017

World Para Athletics Championships London 2017

World Para Athletics Championships London 2017
24 May 2017

R U Ready for the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!

R U Ready for the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!
23 May 2017

Competitive Commonwealth Games Nomination Process explained

22 May 2017

Local Athletes Secure PBs at Loughborough International

Local Athletes Secure PBs at Loughborough International
22 May 2017

Sommer Lecky Soars to Victory at Ulster Schools Athletics Championships

Sommer Lecky Soars to Victory at Ulster Schools Athletics Championships
22 May 2017

Emma Mitchell Sets New NI 10,000m Record

Emma Mitchell Sets New NI 10,000m Record
21 May 2017

Unique Medal Design Unveiled for Summer of World Athletics

Unique Medal Design Unveiled for Summer of World Athletics
19 May 2017

Busy Weekend Ahead for Local Athletes

18 May 2017

Northern Ireland Senior Championships announced as trials for Manchester International

15 May 2017

Emma Mitchell Records New NI 5000m Record

Emma Mitchell Records New NI 5000m Record
12 May 2017

Dan Tanui and Judith Lonnen take Top Honours at Les Jones 10K

Dan Tanui and Judith Lonnen take Top Honours at Les Jones 10K
11 May 2017

Record Numbers to Chase Medals at Annual Les Jones Memorial 10K

Record Numbers to Chase Medals at Annual Les Jones Memorial 10K
10 May 2017

Sommer Lecky Clears Gold Coast Nomination Standard at MPT

Sommer Lecky Clears Gold Coast Nomination Standard at MPT
10 May 2017

NI Team Announcement Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

NI Team Announcement  Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
02 May 2017

Junior Star Kate O'Connor Breaks NI Heptathlon Record

01 May 2017

LAURA GRAHAM and BERNARD RIOTICH WIN DEEP RIVERROCK BELFAST CITY MARATHON

LAURA GRAHAM and BERNARD RIOTICH WIN DEEP RIVERROCK BELFAST CITY MARATHON
28 April 2017

Youth Academy Athletes return from successful Erasmus+ camp in Portugal

Youth Academy Athletes return from successful Erasmus+ camp in Portugal
28 April 2017

KENYAN STARS LEAD CHASE FOR DEEP RIVERROCK BELFAST CITY MARATHON TITLE

KENYAN STARS LEAD CHASE FOR DEEP RIVERROCK BELFAST CITY MARATHON TITLE
27 April 2017

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2017 Traffic Advice

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2017  Traffic Advice
26 April 2017

Paul Pollock Selected for IAAF World Championships

25 April 2017

Mental Health and Well-being in and through Sport

Mental Health and Well-being in and through Sport
24 April 2017

QUB AC Ladies Crowned National Road Relay Champions

QUB AC Ladies Crowned National Road Relay Champions
24 April 2017

Sign up at the Belfast City Marathon Mini Expo

Sign up at the Belfast City Marathon Mini Expo
24 April 2017

SportsHall Athletics 2017

SportsHall Athletics 2017
24 April 2017

Seaward and Graham lead local contigent in London

Seaward and Graham lead local contigent in London
21 April 2017

Final Marathon Entry Closing in 48 Hours and Counting

Entries open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Final Marathon Entry Closing in 48 Hours and Counting
21 April 2017

Graham in the Elite Line up for London Marathon

20 April 2017

Graham sets her sights on the Double at London and Belfast Marathons

Entries open at BelfastCityMarathon.com (23rd April, final closing date)
Graham sets her sights on the Double at London and Belfast Marathons
20 April 2017

Medal finish for all Les Jones 10K Runners!

Medal finish for all Les Jones 10K Runners!
19 April 2017

'Whizzbee' and 'Hero' Revealed as Official Mascots for the Summer of World Athletics

17 April 2017

Commonwealth Youth Games hopefuls set to compete at Open Meeting on May 6th

11 April 2017

Russell White and Emma Mitchell take the Title at the Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K

Russell White and Emma Mitchell take the Title at the Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K
10 April 2017

KERRY OFLAHERTY CLAIMS NATIONAL 10K TITLE

KERRY OFLAHERTY CLAIMS NATIONAL 10K TITLE
07 April 2017

Duffy and Graham aim for the Title at Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K

The TQ10K has a fantastic line up of athletes ready to race at Titanic Quarter!
05 April 2017

100 Days To Go until start of the World Para Athletics Championships

03 April 2017

DEMPSEY MCGUIGAN ACHIEVES CWG STANDARD IN AMERICA

30 March 2017

CONOR BRADLEY AND KERRY OFLAHERTY SHOW CLASS AT QUEENS 5K

CONOR BRADLEY AND KERRY OFLAHERTY SHOW CLASS AT QUEENS 5K
29 March 2017

RECORD NUMBERS SET FOR QUEENS 5K

29 March 2017

Lord Mayor Brain Kingston and Stef Foster Encourage Runners to be Quick and get Entered

First Deadline Approaches Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Lord Mayor Brain Kingston and Stef Foster Encourage Runners to be Quick and get Entered
28 March 2017

JUNIOR STARS SECURE IMPRESSIVE MEDAL HAUL IN ATHLONE

28 March 2017

Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K unveils Titanic Race Medal

Designed to celebrate the 11th year of the race, the Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K has revealed a new medal design for its 2017 event on Sunday 9th April. The specially commissioned ‘Titanic’ medal will be presented to each participant who completes the 10k route.
Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K unveils Titanic Race Medal
26 March 2017

BUSINESSES URGED TO LINE OUT FOR THIRD YEAR OF GRANT THORNTON RUNWAY RUN

Record entries expected as rugby legend Stephen Ferris launches 5k run at Belfast City Airport 
BUSINESSES URGED TO LINE OUT FOR THIRD YEAR OF GRANT THORNTON RUNWAY RUN
25 March 2017

JESSICA CRAIG IMPRESSES MOST AT HOME COUNTRIES XC

JESSICA CRAIG IMPRESSES MOST AT HOME COUNTRIES XC
23 March 2017

NI and ULSTER SQUAD SET FOR HOME COUNTRIES INTERNATIONAL XC

NI and ULSTER SQUAD SET FOR HOME COUNTRIES INTERNATIONAL XC
20 March 2017

Kevin Seaward impresses at Reading Half Marathon

17 March 2017

BEN BRANAGH AND MAEVE LAVERY EXCEL AT CRAIC 10K

BEN BRANAGH AND MAEVE LAVERY EXCEL AT CRAIC 10K
16 March 2017

THOUSANDS SET FOR SPAR CRAIC 10K

13 March 2017

Northern Ireland trio strike gold at All Ireland XC

Northern Ireland trio strike gold at All Ireland XC
08 March 2017

WORLD 24 RACE EXTENDED TO AGE-GROUPS

08 March 2017

LONDON SET TO HOST BIGGEST EVER SUMMER OF WORLD ATHLETICS

04 March 2017

Doherty and Craig secure gold at NI and Ulster Senior XC Championships

Doherty and Craig secure gold at NI and Ulster Senior XC Championships
03 March 2017

SCHOOLCHILDREN ACROSS THE COUNTRY GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONS

SCHOOLCHILDREN ACROSS THE COUNTRY GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONS
22 February 2017

Belfast Giants Launch Giant new 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Medal

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Belfast Giants Launch Giant new 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Medal
09 February 2017

Everything you need for your Valentine at Centra

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Everything you need for your Valentine at Centra
08 February 2017

The Experiment 26.2 group are back for the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
The Experiment 26.2 group are back for the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
06 February 2017

NI Athletes medal at NI Ulster Indoor Age Group Championships

02 February 2017

Get Healthy for February with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon!

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Get Healthy for February with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon!
01 February 2017

Relax after Race Day with an exclusive January Prize courtesy of U105

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
31 January 2017

Northern Ireland and Ulster Intermediate and Masters Cross Country Review

27 January 2017

27th ARMAGH INTERNATIONAL ROAD 16th FEBRUARY 2017

24 January 2017

Strong XC, Track and Field Performances by NI and Ulster Athletes

Strong XC, Track and Field Performances by NI and Ulster Athletes
19 January 2017

20% off Mary Peters Track Memberships for all Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Competitors!

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
20% off Mary Peters Track Memberships for all Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Competitors!
17 January 2017

Make Tracks for the New Year, New You with ASICS

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Make Tracks for the New Year, New You with ASICS
14 January 2017

Kenyans Kirkirui and Kipruto take titles at the IAAF Antrim International Cross Country

Kenyans Kirkirui and Kipruto take titles at the IAAF Antrim International Cross Country
12 January 2017

Olympians McCormack and Kipruto aiming for Victories at Antrim International

10 January 2017

McCormack set for Antrim International after excellent 2nd in Edinburgh

09 January 2017

10% for Antrim International Competitors

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
06 January 2017

OFlaherty and Mitchell Impress on first indoor race of 2017

05 January 2017

Vernon Leads British Cross Challenge in Antrim International Cross Country

Vernon Leads British Cross Challenge in Antrim International Cross Country
21 December 2016

Media Accreditation now open for the IAAF Antrim International XC

06 December 2016

Double European Champion McCormack for IAAF Antrim International Cross Country

Former double European cross country champion Fionnuala McCormack will once again be competing in the Greenmount Cross Country International at Antrim next month (Saturday 14th January 2017). This meeting is one of 12 IAAF World Cross Country permits and is supported by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.
Double European Champion McCormack for IAAF Antrim International Cross Country
01 December 2016

Calling all TQ10K 2017 Runners

Craig McMeechan is urging all athletes to get their entry in early for the prestigious TQ10K event.
Calling all TQ10K 2017 Runners
26 November 2016

Williamson and Mitchell take Seeley Cup Titles

24 November 2016

Top road runners confirmed for Seeley Cup 10K

The Podium 4 Sport Seeley Cup 10K has a fantastic line up of athletes ready to race at Ormeau Park!
23 November 2016

Acorns AC and Omagh Harriers clear winners at Mighty Oaks XC

17 November 2016

Cross Internacional de Atapuerca in Burgos, Spain 13 November

09 November 2016

BELFAST RECEIVES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FLAG

Belfast has received official blessing as the host city for next summer’s World 24-Hour Running Championships.
BELFAST RECEIVES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FLAG
07 November 2016

North Belfast and North Down Top of the table for the Athletics NI XC League

04 November 2016

Strong fields for this weekends NI and Ulster Cross Country Champs in Donegal

02 November 2016

Record finisher teams in Round 2 of the Athletics NI Cross Country League

30 October 2016

GRAHAM TOP IRISH FINISHER IN HUGE DUBLIN MARATHON PB

26 October 2016

Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League of to a running start

The first round of this season’s Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country league was held in conjunction with the Bobby Rea Memorial races at Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor on Saturday last (22 Oct). 
Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League of to a running start
24 October 2016

Olympian Kerry OFlaherty Launches the IAAF Antrim International 2017

The annual Antrim IAAF International Cross Country event will take on Saturday 14th January incorporating the British Athletics Cross Challenge. Awarded one of only 12 IAAF World Cross Country permits the event is the highlight of the Cross Country calendar in Northern Ireland and attracts many international athletes of note.
Olympian Kerry OFlaherty Launches the IAAF Antrim International 2017
23 October 2016

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness launches fifth SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon

Registration opens online for 2017 marathon on Thursday 27 October
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness launches fifth SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon
22 October 2016

Outstanding Results at the NI Ulster Even Age Group Championships

This weekend (Saturday 22nd October 2016), saw over 1200 athletes take to beautiful Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor for the NI & Ulster Even Age Group Championships and Bobby Rea Memorial Races. The weather did not disappoint with the strong results and finish battles from every category.
Outstanding Results at the NI Ulster Even Age Group Championships
17 October 2016

Cross Country Season Kicks off in Dublin

06 October 2016

Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League Returns for 2016 and 2017

Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League Returns for 2016 and 2017
05 October 2016

Lord Mayor, Miss NI and Olympian Kerry OFlaherty inspire community to hurdle to the finish line

Lord Mayor, Miss Northern Ireland and Olympian Kerry O’Flaherty inspire community to hurdle to the finish line for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon   Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com  
Lord Mayor, Miss NI and Olympian Kerry OFlaherty inspire community to hurdle to the finish line
24 September 2016

Olympian Pollock takes the Honours in Bangor 10K

23 September 2016

Olympian Pollock and Sittuk Clash in Bangor 10K

Olympian Pollock and Sittuk Clash in Bangor 10K
22 September 2016

Athletics NI launch new Open Academy

Athletics NI launch new Open Academy
20 September 2016

RIO ATHLETES HONOURED BY WORLD PARA-ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS TICKETS

19 September 2016

McKillop and Smyth help take Ireland to 28th in Paralympic Medal Table

18 September 2016

GRAHAM AND SITTUK TAKE BELFAST HALF MARATHON TITLES

15 September 2016

Graham to Dominate Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

Graham to Dominate Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
13 September 2016

Flahavans Embraces Oat-lympic Spirit with Launch of Junior Cross Country League

Flahavans Embraces Oat-lympic Spirit with Launch of Junior Cross Country League
12 September 2016

WORLD AND EUROPEAN MASTERS FINALIST CATHEY MCCOURT LAUNCHES THE 35TH PODIUM 4 SPORT SEELEY CUP 10K

WORLD AND EUROPEAN MASTERS FINALIST CATHEY MCCOURT LAUNCHES THE 35TH PODIUM 4 SPORT SEELEY CUP 10K
05 September 2016

Deadline Extended But be Quick

04 September 2016

GRAHAM CONTINUES HER WINNING STREAK IN LAGANSIDE 10K

02 September 2016

OVER ONE MILLION TICKETS APPLIED FOR AT NEXT SUMMERS IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LONDON 2017

31 August 2016

The Final Countdown

30 August 2016

Bookings now being taken for NI and Ulster Endurance Development Squad

29 August 2016

Ulster Athletes impress in Bedford

23 August 2016

NI and Ulster Endurance Development Squad Returns

09 August 2016

Reid Triple Win Helps Birchfield to Premiership Title

08 August 2016

Sub10s coach Jonas Dodoo to speak at the Athletics Northern Ireland 2016 Coaching Conference

Located at the University of Ulster Jordanstown, which is situated only 20 minutes from Belfast City Centre and close to both the Belfast International and Belfast City Airports. The 2016 Athletics Northern Ireland Coaching Conference will take place on Saturday 8th October and will play host to a blend of presentations from key note speakers across the sport of Athletics.
Sub10s coach Jonas Dodoo to speak at the Athletics Northern Ireland 2016 Coaching Conference
03 August 2016

Sweet Running with Centra

01 August 2016

Impressive Performances by NI Athletes at Le Cheile International

21 July 2016

Make training easier with My ASICS

Make training easier with My ASICS
18 July 2016

Grab a Goody bag from the Belfast City Half Marathon

08 July 2016

Volunteer at the 2016 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

07 July 2016

NI Athletes to battle it out at Day 2 of the European Championships

04 July 2016

North Belfast Harriers Launch Pure Running Laganside 10km

North Belfast Harriers Launch Pure Running Laganside 10km
26 June 2016

As entries into the world of ultra running go, this was indeed sensational

25 June 2016

Half way for the Pure Running Half Marathon Series

22 June 2016

ENERGIA 24 HOUR RACE, VICTORIA PARK, BELFAST, JUNE 2526.

22 June 2016

Sign up for your Summer Challenge today with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

Sign up for your Summer Challenge today with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
15 June 2016

REYNOLDS TARGETS EUROPEAN SELECTION WHILE MAGEEAN SEEKS FAST 800 METRES TIME IN NI CHAMPS

REYNOLDS TARGETS EUROPEAN SELECTION WHILE MAGEEAN SEEKS FAST 800 METRES TIME IN NI CHAMPS
11 June 2016

PBs at Saturdays NI & Ulster Age Group Championships

PBs at Saturdays NI & Ulster Age Group Championships
09 June 2016

Reynolds opens season as International Hurdlers O'Donnell and Porter Return to Belfast

Reynolds opens season as International Hurdlers O
07 June 2016

4x400m Relay Potentials Face Off in Senior Men 400m

4x400m Relay Potentials Face Off in Senior Men 400m
05 June 2016

SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon

02 June 2016

Rio bound Mageean set to star at the NI & Ulster Senior Championships

01 June 2016

GRANT THORNTON RELEASES ADDITIONAL SPACES FOR RUNWAY RUN

Grant Thornton has released an additional 38 teams ahead of its Runway Run on 23 June
18 May 2016

NI Athletes join Athletics NI President Pam Brown to launch the NI & Ulster Track & Field Champs 16

NI Athletes join Athletics NI President Pam Brown to launch the NI & Ulster Track & Field Champs 16
17 May 2016

TQ10k 2016 Video Released

07 May 2016

Belfast International Meet A Success

Belfast International Meet A Success
05 May 2016

MAGEEAN LEADS STAR LINE UP IN BELFAST INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS MEETING

03 May 2016

Already strong 110mH field boosted by ODonnell and Martinsen additions

03 May 2016

Tuohy to again compete in the Belfast International 800m Event

Tuohy to again compete in the Belfast International 800m Event