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22 October 2017

Adam Kirk-Smith Secures Podium Spot at Autumn Open International XC

Northern Ireland international Adam Kirk-Smith (Derry Track Club) secured a podium place in the feature senior men’s event as local athletes performed well at the Autumn Open International Cross Country Festival (Sunday 22nd October 2017).
Adam Kirk-Smith Secures Podium Spot at Autumn Open International XC
20 October 2017

Local Athletes Ready for AAI Autumn XC Festival

A host of local talent will travel to Abbotstown for this weekend’s Autumn Open International Cross Country Festival taking place on Sunday 22nd October 2017.
Local Athletes Ready for AAI Autumn XC Festival
20 October 2017

Change to Athletics NI XC League Schedule

The McConnell Shield is no longer part of the 2017/2018 Athletics NI XC League.  Competitors should note, teams are still required to compete in a total of 4 League Events in the pre-Christmas period to be eligible for the overall league prize.
19 October 2017

Toni Minichello Headlines Successful Coaching Conference

Toni Minichello, coach of Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, headlined Athletics NI’s Annual Coaching Conference which took place on 7th October at Ulster University, with over 100 coaches attending from Northern Ireland and other home countries.
Toni Minichello Headlines Successful Coaching Conference
18 October 2017

Athletics NI Official Nominated for Top Award

Roy (Stevie) Stevenson, having been nominated by the Officials Committee of ANI for a UK Sports Officials Life Time Achievement Award, was selected by UKA to represent athletics.
Athletics NI Official Nominated for Top Award
16 October 2017

Johnston and Connolly Win at Comber Cup XC

The Athletics NI XC League 2017/18 kicked off in style this weekend, with over 300 competitors taking on the Comber Cup XC (Saturday 14th October 2017).  The event was hosted by Ballydrain Harriers in perfect cross country conditions; there was muck… and lots of it!
Johnston and Connolly Win at Comber Cup XC
13 October 2017

Honore Hoedt Leads Successful Endurance Coach Network

The latest Athletics NI Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) took place at Crowne Plaza, Shawsbridge on Friday 6th October with 40 of Northern Ireland’s leading endurance coaches attending.
Honore Hoedt Leads Successful Endurance Coach Network
12 October 2017

Start of Athletics NI Cross Country League

The first round of the Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League will take place on Saturday 14th October.
Start of Athletics NI Cross Country League
09 October 2017

Clubs Strike Gold at Record Breaking Relays

Newcastle AC and Queen’s University AC were crowned NI & Ulster Senior Champions, and Acorns AC and City of Lisburn AC retained their Northern Ireland Masters Athletic Association (NIMAA) titles as record numbers took on the NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships at Victoria Park in Belfast (Saturday 7th October 2017).
Clubs Strike Gold at Record Breaking Relays
06 October 2017

Record numbers set for NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships

A record number of 179 teams will contest this weekend’s NI & Ulster (Road) Relay Championships at Victoria Park in Belfast (Saturday 7th October 2017).
Record numbers set for NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships
03 October 2017

The Northern Ireland Masters Athletic Association Announces Winter Fixtures

The Northern Ireland Masters Athletic Association (NIMAA) has announced a series of Winter Fixtures taking in Cross Country and Road Races.
The Northern Ireland Masters Athletic Association Announces Winter Fixtures
21 September 2017

NI Quartet aiming for CWG Marathon Standard in Berlin

NI Quartet aiming for CWG Marathon Standard in Berlin
20 September 2017

Willowfield Athletes Amy Bulman and Thomas Carson Launch the 36th Podium 4 Sport Seeley Cup 10K

Willowfield Athletes Amy Bulman and Thomas Carson Launch the 36th Podium 4 Sport Seeley Cup 10K
19 September 2017

Athletics Northern Ireland is pleased to join the NSPCC to promote Parents in Sport Week 2017

Athletics Northern Ireland is pleased to join the NSPCC to promote Parents in Sport Week 2017
18 September 2017

Gideon Kipsang and Catriona Jennings top the podium at Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

15 September 2017

NI & Ulster Indoor Championships 2018

14 September 2017

Reigning Champion Freddy Sittuk Returns to Defend Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Title

14 September 2017

Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League 2017 to 2018

Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League 2017 to 2018
12 September 2017

Safeguarding Children & Young People in Sport Course Now Available

11 September 2017

Parents' Clean Sport Workshops in association with Parents in Sport Week

Parents
11 September 2017

NI International Fionnuala Ross Secures Scottish 10K Gold

NI International Fionnuala Ross Secures Scottish 10K Gold
08 September 2017

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Traffic Advice

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon  Traffic Advice
07 September 2017

Ciara Mageean competes at Star-Studded Long Island Mile

05 September 2017

2nd Autumn Open International Cross Country Festival 2017

04 September 2017

Friday is your last chance to enter the biggest Half Marathon in NI

Friday is your last chance to enter the biggest Half Marathon in NI
04 September 2017

Weekend Review NI and Ulster Combined Events Championships and more

01 September 2017

One month to go until Nomination of athletes for Gold Coast 2018

31 August 2017

International duo seek Gold Coast standards at NI and Ulster Multi Event Championships

International duo seek Gold Coast standards at NI and Ulster Multi Event Championships
29 August 2017

Hydrate with 330ml bottles at the Belfast City Half Marathon

Hydrate with 330ml bottles at the Belfast City Half Marathon
29 August 2017

Local Athletes Strike Gold at Home and in England

25 August 2017

England Athletics Age Group Championships 2017 (Inc the Disability Age Group Championships)

23 August 2017

Mitchell 9th in World University Games 10 000 Metres

23 August 2017

Mitchell takes Start Line in World University Games 10 000 Metres

22 August 2017

Tickets go on Sale for IAAF World Indoor Championships

Tickets go on Sale for IAAF World Indoor Championships
22 August 2017

Endurance Coaches Network with Honore Hoedt

Endurance Coaches Network with Honore Hoedt
21 August 2017

Weekend Round Up of AAI National League and more

21 August 2017

Last Chance to Personalise Your Race Number for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

Last Chance to Personalise Your Race Number for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
17 August 2017

Adam McMullen hits Commonwealth Games Standard as ANI team impress at Manchester International

Adam McMullen hits Commonwealth Games Standard as ANI team impress at Manchester International
16 August 2017

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Needs You to Volunteer

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Needs You to Volunteer
16 August 2017

NI and Ulster Team Set for Manchester International

14 August 2017

Gladys Ganiel O'Neill Crowned AAI National Half Marathon Champion

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11 August 2017

More IAAF World Championships Firsts as Historic Festival of Race Walks Set for the Mall

More IAAF World Championships Firsts as Historic Festival of Race Walks Set for the Mall
09 August 2017

Potential to Win 200 with Pure Running when you finish the Wild Card Deep RiverRock BCHM

Potential to Win 200 with Pure Running when you finish the Wild Card Deep RiverRock BCHM
07 August 2017

Six Medals for NI Stars at World Para Athletics Junior Championships

Six Medals for NI Stars at World Para Athletics Junior Championships
04 August 2017

Jack Agnew Claims Second Medal at World Para Athletics Junior Championships

Jack Agnew Claims Second Medal at World Para Athletics Junior Championships
04 August 2017

Toni Minichiello to headline Athletics Northern Ireland 2017 Coaching Conference

Toni Minichiello to headline Athletics Northern Ireland 2017 Coaching Conference
04 August 2017

NI and Ulster Athletes set for IAAF World Championships

NI and Ulster Athletes set for IAAF World Championships
04 August 2017

Eve Dann and Jack Agnew Secure Medals at World Para Athletics Junior Championships

Eve Dann and Jack Agnew Secure Medals at World Para Athletics Junior Championships
02 August 2017

A Crafty Chance to Win with Tayto and Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

A Crafty Chance to Win with Tayto and Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
08 July 2017

Totten and Murphy crowned NI andUlster 10 000m Champions

Totten and Murphy crowned NI andUlster 10 000m Champions
07 July 2017

Next stop the NI and Ulster 10 000m Championships 2017

05 July 2017

CWG STANDARDS AND NI RECORD SET AT BELFAST INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS MEET 2017

04 July 2017

Athletes Gear up for Belfast International

02 July 2017

Patrycja Bereznowska smashes records at IAU 24 hour World Championships in Belfast

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

Kate O
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