• Where to Run December 5-14

    Note: Races ordered by province – Leinster, Munster, Connacht, Ulster. Corrections/additions/flyers welcome. Please check start ...

Round-up: Silver for Irish at Schools International CE (ongoing)

Saturday December 10 SIAB Combined Events International, AIT Stadium, Athlone Girls – Under 16: 1 Kiera Bainsfair (Eng) 3517, 2 Jessica Hopkins (Eng) 3463, 3 Irish Oliarnyk (Eng) 3446, 3 Emily Bee (Eng) 3429. Irish – 9 Erin Fisher 3090, 13 , Rhian Kidd 2834, 15 Chloe Casey 2711, 16 , Niamh O’Neill 2001. Teams […]

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Round-Up: Heaslip, Christie Take National Titles, McCormack Reigns in Spain, Thornton Wins in Antarctic

Shona Heaslip provided the story of the day when she won the women’s 8km race at the Irish Life Health National Cross-Country Championships on the recently-launched National Cross-Country course at Abbotstown. With Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack running in Spain, Lizzie Lee of Leevale taking a break and Caroline Crowley of Crusaders injured, the women’s race was […]

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Colleges: Historic Relays Double for UL. No Joy at NCAAs

UL broke the DCU and UCD domination of the Irish Universities Road Relays hosted by NUI Maynooth winning both the men and women’s titles. In the women’s race, Katherine O’Keeffe got the Limerick students off to a great start  coming home first with a time of 6 mins 5 secs for the opening mile. On […]

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Sunday Round-Up: Fionnuala McCormack 5th in Spain. Christie, Cleary win Leinster titles

Fionnuala McCormack of Kilcoole finished fifth at the Cross Internacional de Atapuerca in Burgos, Spain. Over the 8km course, McCormack finished just 48 seconds behind the race winner Senbere Teferi of Ethiopia who clocked a time of 24mins 45 secs with McCormack 48 seconds behind. Newcastle’s Kerry O’Flaherty was 24th in 27.21, Anne Marie McGlynn […]

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Round-Up: 11th title for Carmel Parnell. Gold also for Michael Harty and M35, M45, M60, W60 teams (updated again)

Carmel Parnell of Leevale finished first W60 at the British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International in Tollcross Park,Glasgow, this morning. It was a record eleventh title for Carmel, who was also leading the W60 team to victory. Second place went to Christine Kennedy, who is back living in London after a long sojourn in the […]

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Record five medals for Cathy McCourt at World Masters

Belfast athlete Cathy McCourt proved the star of the 18-strong Irish team at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Perth, Australia. McCourt began her campaign on the opening day of the 10-day competition when she finished second in the W40 cross-country. She also helped the Irish team to silver, backed up by Dubliner Sue Zlnay, […]

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