Rathfarnham 5km and a few other races coming up in the next few weeks…

Over a thousand athletes are expected to line out for the 20th annual Rathfarnham 5km on Sunday September 24 (10.0) – a race known for its quality up front and for fast times. Last years, Mark Christie from Mullingar Harriers just edged out Freddy Sittuk of Raheny Shamrock with both men given a time of […]

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Round-Up: Clohisey and Shaughnessy tops at The Lakes 10km

Raheny’s Mick Clohisey and Laura Shaughnessy of DSD were the winners at  The Lakes 10km on a hilly course around Blessington, Co Wicklow. Clohisey was out on his own in the men’s race, finishing with over three minutes to spare in 30 mins 50 secs.  Shaughnessy, back on the roads after a summer break, was […]

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Multi-Events: Three PBs for Shane Aston at NI and Ulster Champs

National champion Shane Aston of Trim AC set three personal best marks on his  way to victory in the senior men’s decathlon at the NI and Ulster Championships in Belfast this weekend. Aston recorded 12.42m in the shot, 2.0 meters in the high jump and 37.76 m for the discus all improving on the marks […]

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Round-up: Waterside wins for Sittuk, Whoriskey

Raheny Freddy Sittuk outsprinted Declan Reed from City of Derry Spartans to win the Waterside Half Marathon in Derry in a time of 69 mins 18 secs.  In the women’s race, Catherine Whoriskey of City of Derry Spartans had a comfortable victory. In Belfast at the Laganside 10km, Mark McKinstry of North Belfast Harriers came […]

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Hills: Team gold for Ireland at World Masters. M45 title for Des Kennedy.

Raheny’s Ian Conroy took individual silver and led Ireland to a comprehensive M35 team victory at the World Masters’ Mountain Running Championships in Slovakia. With Rathfarnham’s Eoin Flynn fourth and Brian Furey sixth, the Irish finished with just 13 points, taking a clear victory over the home team on 44 points. Of the top twenty […]

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O’Hanlon and Curley win Longford Marathon. Rogers, Sinha tops at Dublin City Triathlon.

Clonliffe’s Gary O’Hanlon and Pauline Curley of Tullamore Harriers were the winners of the Pat the Baker Longford Marathon today. Curley had won the Tullamore Half Marathon  yesterday.  Freddy Sittuk of Raheny was second of the men. Race founder Liam Fenelon also completed the course.Winners of the half marathon were James Doran and Adele Walsh. […]

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