O’Leary, Nic Dhomhnaill win at Twilight Challenge

Donore’s  Ian O’Leary and Ide Nic Dhomhnaill were first man and woman at the Twilight Challenge 5k,held tonight at Sandyford Busienss Park in Dublin. A total of  72 teams ran. Earlier in the week,Fikru Teshager was the runaway winner of the 5km race at the Dublin Night Run in Parkwest. Thursday September 29 Twilight Challenge […]

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Paul Pollock: “The journey hasn’t ended”

Courtesy Herald newspaper After running the marathon at the Rio Olympics, Paul Pollock took a two-week holiday around Ireland with his girlfriend to refresh the mind and body. They wandered around the country, staying at a family house in Donegal, then heading for Achill – a place Pollock loves – and taking in the Wicklow […]

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Round-Up: Christie pips Sittuk at Rathfarnham 5k. McCarthy 1st W40 at Berlin Marathon

Mullingar ‘s Mark Christie just piped Freddy Sittuk for victory in the New Ireland Rathfarnham 5k, with both men given a time of  14 mins 26 secs – well off the course record of 13 mins 53 secs. Third was Kilkenny’s Brian Maher. With Kevin Dooney fourth and Donal Foley 24th, Raheny finished first team […]

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Round-Up: Hehir, Sanchez win Dublin ‘Half’. Pollock beats Sittuk in Bangor. Egan and Pederson first at Liffey Descent

Sean Hehir and Barbara Sanchez were the winners of today’s SSE Airtricity Dublin Half Marathon, leading home a field of 6,940 finishers at Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Hehir of Rathfarnham WSAF, whose immediate target is a third national title at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Sunday October 30,  was overall winner of the race in […]

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Masters: British double for Anne Gilshinan

Anne Gilshinan of Menapians won both the 800m and 1500m in the W50 age group at the British Masters Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. The much-improved Gilshinan won the 800m with a time of 2:21.69 beating English athlete Alison Woods by ten seconds. In the 1500m, she took the scalp of former British international […]

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Round-Up: Lizzie Lee wins Charleville Half Marathon. Monahan 16th in Rio

After her Rio ’16 exploits, Leevale’s Lizzie Lee made a triumphant return to the  Irish roads when she won today’s Charleville International Half Marathon in Co Cork. Lee’s time of 79 mins 47 mins put her comfortably clear of  Jill Hodgins who finished in 82 mins 12 secs. Dunboyne’s Emilia Dan was third in 85 […]

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