• Where to Run July 21-30

    Note: Races ordered by province – Leinster, Munster, Connacht, Ulster. Corrections/additions/flyers welcome.   Monday July ...

Schools: New SIAB record for Sheridan as Ireland finishes a strong second

Eoin Sheridan  set a new boys’ discus record at the SIAB Schools International in Cardiff Wales on Saturday. Sheridan’s throw of 55.43 added well over a metre to the record of 54.18m set 30 years ago in 1984. Sheridan was just one of the stars of an Irish team than finished a creditable second overall […]

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Hills: Sarah McCormack Wins Snowdon International

Sarah McCormack of Clonliffe  finished first woman at a shortened Snowdon International Mountain race, where runners were forced to turn back at Clogwyn station due to atrociously bad weather.  It made her the second Irish woman ever to win this  race after Sarah  Mulligan’s victory last year. McCormack, who is the Irish cross country champion, […]

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Round-up: Hamilton, McGee win at Fingal 10km

Paddy Hamilton, of Annadale Striders was the clear winner of t the SSE Airtricity Race Series Fingal 10km race in a time of 31:20.  Hamilton is training for October’s Dublin Marathon, where he aims to improve on his fifth placing of last year.  In second place was Mark Hoey from Star of the Sea, who […]

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Nat T-F Day 2: O Lionaird and Mageean win 1500m titles

Leevale’s Ciaran O Lionaird booked his place on the Irish team for the European Athletics Championships when he won a thrilling 1500m at the second day of the Glo Health  Irish Track and Field Championships in Santry. Four men have A qualifying standards for the 1500m at the Europeans and they duly finished in the […]

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Nat T-F Day 1: Proper Double, Wins for Clohisey, Britton, Brown, Fitzgibbon

Kelly Proper won the 200m and long jump at the opening day of the Glo Health National  Track and Filed Championships in Santry, dominating both events. Equally dominant was Fionnuala Britton of Kilcoole who let DSD’s Maria McCambridge lead out the women’s 5000m before striking for home and winning in 15 mins 39.30.  McCambridge was […]

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All Irelands in Santry: Who Will Star?

Santry came alive last week with  brilliant runs  for Mark English, Thomas Barr and John Travers at the Morton Games – and more of the same can be expected  at this weekend’s Glo Health Irish Track and Field Championships. The big star of last year’s championships was Ferrybank’s Kelly Proper, with a hat trick of […]

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