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On Your Marks – Herald Jan 16

Although Fionnuala Britton is certain to run at the World Cross-Country Championships in Poland next March, she may well be on her own.Britton, not only double European champion but also part of the gold medal winning Irish team at the European Championships, had hoped that a team would be sent.At the Antrim International last week, […]

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On Your Marks – Herald January 9

Last autumn, ultra runner and adventurer Eoin Keith cracked a rib in the final mountain running race of the year. It couldn’t have come at a worse time. At the time, Keith had just signed up for the Across-the Years 72-hour race starting on December 30 in Phoenix, Arizona.After only two weeks rest, Keith jogged […]

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On Your Marks – Herald January 2

Double European cross-country champion Fionnuala Britton will defend her title at the Antrim International at Greenmount, Co Antrim on Saturday January 12.  That will come after her run in Saturday’s  Great Edinburgh Cross, where she takes on a strong international field. Britton’s successful defence of her European title in Budapest capped a breakthrough year for the […]

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On Your Marks Herald December 19

Although the flagship event at Belfield’s iconic track has gone, the GOAL Mile will still take place at 14 locations in the Dublin area around Christmas. First off is today’s GOAL Mile (Wed) at Cloverhill Prison, where prisoners and staff alike will all run to raise funds for the less fortunate. That’s followed by a […]

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On Your Marks Herald – 12-12-12!

Irish women on the run Many kind words were spoken about Anne Keenan-Buckley after Sunday’s superb performance by the Irish senior women’s team at the European Cross-Country Championships – and quite rightly.Keenan-Buckley’s commitment, drive and ability to get athletes working for each other built the foundation for Sunday’s wonderful double gold. When she felt forced […]

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On Your Marks – Herald Dec 5

Reigning champion Fionnuala Britton heads to the European Cross-Country  in Budapest this weekend well aware that defending a title is always a tough proposition. Britton has prepared well, finishing fourth in an international cross-country in Burgos, Spain last month, where Britain’s Jessica Coulson was just ahead of her. She then finished third at the Cross […]

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