BMC Sports

15/04/2019

Choosing the right running shoe for you!

“I need a good running shoe, what is the best one?”. The most common question we get asked in-store here at Brian Mc Cormick Sports, and a hard one to answer quickly without getting technical about it. We have nearly 200 pairs of running shoes from 8 different running brands so you can understand how it is hard for us to answer your question outright. We understand that choosing the right running shoe is a difficult task if you don’t know what you’re looking for. So to answer your question,... Read More

10/04/2019

Top tips to get you through the Donegal Women’s Mini Marathon

  Whether you are going to run, jog, walk or crawl your way around the Finn Valley this Sunday the 14th for the first ever Donegal Women’s Mini Marathon hosted by Excel Sports, we are here to give you to top tips on surviving the 10k route!!! Eat the right pre-race meal – You don’t want to be hitting the start line for your 10k run on an empty stomach and on the same point the 10K is not long enough to require any mid-race fueling, so you must eat... Read More

21/03/2019

Top 10 Gifts for the Sports Mum this Mother’s Day!

            Do you want to win the “Best Child of the Year Award” on the 31st March? Then some of these amazing Mother’s Day gift ideas might increase your chances!   Garmin vivosmart 3 If your mum is always on the go, then she would love this Garmin vivosmart 3 activity tracker! Think about it – she can track how much fitter she is getting by running around crazy after her children, winning! It tracks steps, intensity minutes & calories burned and it monitors stress... Read More

21/02/2019

Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit – Tech Sheet

  It’s time to fly. Achieve record-breaking speed with the Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit running shoes. These runners feature a full Flyknit breathable upper and a carbon-fiber plate mid-sole which helps propel you forward as you run, letting you go that extra mile. These runners are an extremely similar, much more affordable version of the Nike Vaporfly 4% worn by Eliud Kipchoge when he broke the world marathon record finishing under 2 hours.     What’s new? In comparison to the previous Nike Zoom Fly, this model features a full... Read More

08/02/2019

Top Valentine’s Gifts for your Sports Fanatic Other Half!

          Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Make this year special for your other half who loves to run, go to the gym or play football/gaelic. Don’t blow it on flowers and chocolates that don’t last! Check out our top Valentine’s gift ideas for men and women below.   Predator 19.1 Soft Ground boots for the Footballer With pre-season starting, now is the perfect time to treat your football loving other half to a new pair of football boots. The adidas Predator 19.1 soft ground... Read More

24/01/2019

Top 5 Essentials to Encourage your New Years Running Plan!

It’s the end of January and you’re already getting fed up with your New Years resolution to get out running and stay active and fit – DON’T GIVE UP! To help you stay motivated, here’s a few running essentials that will help drive you throughout your training and hopefully help you to enjoy it more!     1. Garmin Watch Tracking and monitoring your runs is essential if you want to stay motivated and see your progress throughout your training, so a Garmin GPS running watch is the ultimate accessory... Read More

11/01/2019

Brooks Adrenaline GTS19 – Tech Sheet

              Stay comfortable and supported throughout every run in the new Brooks Adrenaline GTS19 running shoes. This structured running shoe provides excellent softness as you land and has plush cushioning throughout. It’s comfort is built for long distance training and its responsiveness will help drive you through every mile.   What’s new? The Brooks Adrenaline GTS19 has a new GuideRails support system which the GTS18 did not have. This system is to help prevent excess heel and shin rotation which is turn encourages the... Read More

04/01/2019

Asics Gel-Nimbus 21 – Tech Sheet

              Feel confident to go that extra mile in the new Asics Gel-Nimbus 21 running shoe. These neutral runners are built for long distance with excellent cushioning and responsiveness to help you bounce through every step of every mile.   What’s new? In comparison to the Asics Gel-Nimbus 20, the new Nimbus 21 has a larger and improved Gel sole at the rear for heavy shock absorption where you need it most, especially for under-pronators. It also features a larger FlyteFoam area in the... Read More

05/10/2018

Asics Gel-Kayano 25 SP – Tech Sheet

            With the Asics Gel-Kayano 25 SP, your last kilometer will feel as comfortable as your first. Built for any distance, these runners are from the Solar Shower Collection from which the design is inspired by an Aurora Borealis.   What’s new? Improved FlyteFoam Lyte technology in the sole which provides great responsiveness. 2 layer firm mesh upper that holds well in comparison to the thin stretch mesh upper in the Kayano 24 which was more prone to ripping as the shoe aged.    ... Read More

20/08/2018

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 – Tech Sheet

            Get ready to Fly On Air with the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35. Whether you are an experienced athlete or just starting out, this runner will definitely suit you. It has a lot of ability, but the main thing is speed and just enough cushioning to last through any number of miles.   What’s new? In comparison to the Pegasus 34, the 35 has a out-turned collar for Achilles comfort and optimal movement. For the first time ever, their is full-length Zoom Air cushioning... Read More