Newcastle AC athletes selected for Inter-Counties Team 2024

Three Newcastle AC athletes (Tom Crudgington, Ashley Crutchley and Tanya Cumming) were selected as part of the NIMRA team that travelled to Keswick, England to compete in the British Inter-counties Senior Mountain race on at the weekend. This year’s race also doubled up as the British Athletics trial race for the  “up and down” event at the Senior European Off-Road Running Championships due to take place in Annecy, France from 31st May to 2nd June 2024. Continue reading

TCS London Marathon 2024

Report by the Duke

While Co.Down was basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures hit the highest seen all year, four NAC Members were trying to generate some heat in a chilly Greenwich park as they waited for the start of the London Marathon 2024.
As many will know the route of the London marathon takes you through the famous cutty Sark, up over Tower Bridge, round the financial district, along the Thames embankment and along the final stretch to Buckingham Palace to the finish line on the Mall. There are crowds of people along the route from start to finish offering unmeasurable support which lifts the spirits when you need it most.

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Hill & Dales 2024 Race 2 – Tollymore Race Report, Results & Photos

Lights, Camera, Action – All in an evening’s work

Report by The Housewives Favourite and Housewife of Castlewellan 

Where does the time go? Time flies around each year to the infamous Hill and Dale Series which just gets bigger and better each year.  Thursday 18th April saw the 2nd race in the 2024 Series in the glorious setting of Tollymore Forest park – the ‘warm up’ to the Slieve Martin, Slieve Binnian and of course Slieve Donard.  There was a different buzz about this year as Race directors had also organised a Hollywood blockbuster to be filmed in the natural beauty of Tollymore Forest park with none other than Gerard Butler – whispered not only to be lead in the film ‘How to train your Dragon’ but also had registered for the race well before the cut off every Tuesday at 9pm (that is my gentle and unsubtle reminder to get entered on time).   Continue reading

Hill & Dales 2024 Race 1 – Castlewellan Race Report, Results & Photos

Report By Rory Morrow

A record 354 runners braved the elements as the 2024 Hill and Dales (H and D) commenced in Castlewellan last Thursday night.

Record Attendance

The attendance is the highest of any H and D race to date. The annual series of Mournes running, which started 40 years ago, used to only attract 30-40 intrepid participants. How times have changed as this year, Castlewellan witnessed the epic sight of over 350 hardy runners heading for the Sliabh na Snat summit. Continue reading

Club Membership Renewals Are Now Open

Club membership has reopened for 2024/25

To renew your membership click the button below:

After feedback from members, we have moved our memberships to SiEntries. This platform will be more user-friendly and gives you the option of paying annually by debit/credit card or setting up a direct debit to pay automatically, and will also improve communications.

A step-by-step guide on how to use SiEntries to register your membership is available here: SiEntries User Guide.

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