• Where to Run: January 15-25

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We Need To Talk About Marathon-gate

After “Marathon-gate”, here are some of the questions that need debating: 1 Who is eligible to compete in Irish championships? – Irish passport holders living full time in Ireland – Irish passport holders born in Ireland but living elsewhere – Irish passport holders not born in Ireland – Longtime Irish residents who were not born […]

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Results round-up

Full report on SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon and weekend races at  www.fastrunning.com. And yes – it’s Benard Rotich not Bernard! Sunday October 29 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 1 Benard Rotich (Kenya) 2:15.53, 2 Yurii Ruskyuk (Ukraine) 2:15.56, 3 Asefa Bekele (Ethiopia) 2:16.0, 4 Freddy Sittuk (Raheny Shamrock, M35) 2:16.05, 4 Alemu Gemechu (Ethiopia) 2:15.21, 6 […]

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Aoife Cooke runs 2:46.37 in Amsterdam. Plus results round-up

  Full report at www.fastrunning.com. Linda Byrne (Dept of Ed) won the women’s 2-mile race at the Teachers BHAA Cross-Country races held in Castleknock College. Colm Rooney won the men’s open 4-mile race, where Siobhra O’Flaherty was first woman. May masters were using the race as a try-out for next Sunday’s British and Irish International […]

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Results catch-up

For a report on the weekend’s activities, see www.fastrunning.com.  Summary of results below. Sunday October 8 Irish 3/4 Marathon Longwood, Co Kildare (1,166 finishers; www.redtagtiming.com) 1 Gary O’Hanlon (Clonliffe Hrs, M40) 1 hr 49 mins 16 secs, 2 Richard Gorman (Sligo AC, M40)) 1:50.33, 3 Michael McMahon (Raheny Shamrock)  1:52.04, 4 John Dunne (Raheny Shamrock, […]

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Over 700 at schools C-C. Corbally and Ryan win Twilight 5km

Over 700 young athletes turned out for the inaugural Dublin Schools Minor and Junior Open Cross-Country held on a perfect autumn’s morning in the Phoenix Park. *Full report in the Herald Schools Sports Supplement on Thursday October 5. Pics at www.lindie.zenfolio.com Later in the evening, Robert Corbally and Meghan Ryan were the winners of the […]

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When €20 doesn’t mean €20…

Check out any run or road race and one of the first things you look for is the entry fee. For a 5km road race, that might be €20. You click on the “book now” button only to discover that the online entry fee is not €20 but €21.40. The extra €1.40 is to cover […]

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