Club session 30th June 2015

Big Ron Manager makes sure he wins the gold medal

There was a healthy turn out of athletes for club training session, the first since the Hill and Dale series ended on Friday 26 June. This week was a case of ‘and now for something completely different’ as athletes were paired off in a team time trial.  The format was simple; each athlete runs two laps of the lake (once clockwise and once anti-clockwise starting at the far end and the fastest combined times wins!).  Continue reading

Senior Training Summer 2015

Meet at 6:30pm.

7 July – 5 x 1 mile Tollymore

14 July – 1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1 Pyramid Castlewellan

21 July – 8 x half mile Tollymore

28 July – 5k time trial Castlewellan – The Pocky Toner Classic!

4 August – 2s & 3s (hills!) Tollymore

Hill and Dale Series 2015 Race 11

Results, Report

The final race in the Series, Race 11, Drinahilly, will take place on FRIDAY 26th June. Entry fee will be a donation to charity. Series presentation will take place in O’Hares, Newcastle.

Approx 3 Miles / 1,080 ft
Start: 372304
CP1: 362302
CP2: 358306
CP3: 365306
Finish: 372304

** IMPORTANT NOTICE : Any runner who knowingly competes using another athletes race number will be disqualified from the Hill and Dale Series and all future NAC organised events. This could have serious implications for runner, marshals, race organisers and other competitors. **

Online Registration is NOW CLOSED. Please note that you only need to register ONCE for Series.

* If you did not register online, you need to download this ENTRY FORM, complete, sign and bring with you.

Tollymore 5 mile time trial – Tuesday 23 June 2015

The mean old hare gives a mean old stare (and then runs away!)
NAC Tollymore 5 mile time trial – Tuesday 23 June 2015

14 club athletes participated in the most recent time trial after 5 weeks of training in Castlewellan and Tollymore. ‘Mad Dog’ has postulated the erudite suggestion that regular and consistent training will lead to improved racing outcomes.  On the basis of the times below it is clear that there is irrefutable wisdom emanating from this ‘old codgers’ mouth.  Continue reading

10 mile run in Donard Park

Some club members will be going out at 7:30am tomorrow (Sunday 21st June) doing 10 miles due to road closures later in the day. Meeting in Donard Park. All welcome.