National T-F League: Points totals

Although I’m sure most of you are well ahead of me, here is the points table after round 2 of the National League in Belfast and Templemore. Top eight make the finals on August 20. National T-F League – overall points PREMIER Women: 1 DSD 211 2 Kildare 201 3 Galway County 198 4 St […]

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Round-Up: Euro Masters Gold for Jackie Carthy. Silver for Niamh Fitzgerald. World Mountain Running.

Jackie Carthy Stamp of Kilmore AC in Co Wexford has won Ireland’s first gold medal at the European Masters’ Athletics Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. Carthy won the W45 category in the cross-country, finishing second overall in the W35-50 race. Her time of 13 mins 245 secs put her just four seconds behind overall winner Christina […]

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EYOF: GOLD for Healy; bronze for relay four!

Sarah Healy of Blackrock AC  in Dublin ensured a full set of medals for the Irish team at the European Youth Olympic Festival when she won the girls’ 1500m race today. In Thursday’s semi-finals, Healy had laid down a marker, winning her semi-final easily in 4:40.52. In the final, she tucked in behind early leader […]

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EYOF: O’Loughlin in 800m and 4 x 100 girls make finals

At the European Youth Olympic Festival in Gyor, Hungary, Louis O’Loughlin of Donore Harriers ran a personal best 1:54.96 to win the first of two 800m semi-finals. O’Loughlin dominated the race from early, going through 400m in 56.05 secs. Next up were the 4 x 100m girls, who were untroubled  in their semi-final winning in […]

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Hehir gets ready for Worlds with win at Churchtown Sth ‘5’

By John Walshe Sean Hehir concluded his racing preparations for the World Championships marathon in London in 10 days time with a solid victory at the Churchtown South ‘5’, the third race in the Ballycotton Summer Series. Looking for a good quality race, the Rathfarnham athlete was an unexpected entry for the two-lap course on […]

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EYOF: 200m silver for Rhasidat. Healy, Daly make finals

Rhasidat Adeleke of Tallaght AC has taken a silver medal in the 200m at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Gyor Hungary. Helped by a 2.5 following wind, the 14-year-old ran a time of 23.81 secs to finish second behind Dutch athlete Zoe Sedeny who finished in 23.74 secs. Qualifying with ease for tomorrow’s 1500m […]

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