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15 January 2021

NI & Ulster Championship Update

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, Athletics NI, the Ulster Athletics Council and the Athletics NI Committees have unfortunately had to cancel the following NI & Ulster Championship competitions:

  • NI & Ulster Age Group Indoor Championships
  • NI & Ulster Even Age Group Cross Country Championships
  • NI & Ulster Uneven Age Group & Novice Cross Country Championships

NI & Ulster Championship Update

14 January 2021

Athletics NI Virtual Road Relay Challenge 2021

At a time when traditional road relays aren’t possible due to Covid-19, Athletics NI is hosting an exciting virtual road relay competition to give runners and clubs from across the country the chance to compete against each other, with the finalists getting an opportunity to represent Northern Ireland in a competition against the other Home Countries.

Athletics NI Virtual Road Relay Challenge 2021

06 January 2021

Dealing with Uncertainty - Lessons from 2020 (A Coachs Perspective)

Athletics NI will be hosting a Para Athletics Zoom session with Jenni Banks, coach to 5x Paralympic Champion and 12x World Champion Hannah Cockroft (T34) and Paralympian, 2x World Championship medallist, European Record Holder in the T54 400m, 800, & 1500m and second fastest ever over 400m and 800m, Richard Chiassaro.

Dealing with Uncertainty - Lessons from 2020 (A Coachs Perspective)

04 January 2021

Mageean Kick Starts 2021

Portaferry’s Ciara Mageean started her 2021 in Manchester on Saturday 2nd January winning the 3000m at the Bryggen Sports Elite Indoor Meet in her second fastest time of 8:54.66.

Mageean Kick Starts 2021

21 December 2020

Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Potential Re-Launch

Athletics Northern Ireland have today re-launched their Commonwealth and Olympic/Paralympic programmes to support the progression of athletes towards Commonwealth and Olympic/Paralympic success.  The programmes are now open to applications for 2021.

Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Potential Re-Launch

21 December 2020

Bobby Rea Memorial Marks First Cross Country of the Season

The Bobby Rea Memorial Cross Country on Sunday 20th December marked the first race of the season in bright, sunny weather at the Billy Neill MBE Country Park.

This year has taken its toll on all athletics events, but perhaps most heavily on cross country, with no fixtures across the UK or Ireland until the Bobby Rea Cross Country, hosted by Athletics Northern Ireland with the support of Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council.

Bobby Rea Memorial Marks First Cross Country of the Season

19 December 2020

Successful Winter Meets Round Out 2020

Athletics NI hosted the 2-day Winter Track series with the Middle Distance Meet on Wednesday 16th December and the Sprints & 10,000m Meet on Saturday 19th December at the Mary Peters Track with some fantastic results.

Both days saw athletes from across Northern Ireland compete under some mild December conditions.

Successful Winter Meets Round Out 2020

18 December 2020

Commonwealth Games Nomination Policy released

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place in Birmingham from 28 July – 8 August.  The Nomination Policy for Athletics has been released today by Athletics Northern Ireland.

Commonwealth Games Nomination Policy released

17 December 2020

Sport NI Sports Sustainability Fund

Sport NI have recently launched the Sports Sustainability Fund to help address the economic consequences of the COVID 19 health pandemic affecting the sports sector. It will provide the financial interventions needed to stabilise and sustain sports core governing bodies of sport; enabling them to withstand the worst impacts of Covid19. Clubs can apply to the fund through their governing body, as Sport NI will not accept applications directly from clubs.

Sport NI Sports Sustainability Fund

17 December 2020

New Blended Learning LiRF Courses Now Available

The Blended Learning Leader in Running Fitness (LiRF) course is now open for booking.

New Blended Learning LiRF Courses Now Available
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