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Athletics round-up: Heaslip, Maher take National 10km titles (updated)

Shona Heaslip of An Riocht and Brian Maher of Kilkenny City Harriers came out on top at the National 10km Championships, held in conjunction with the Great Ireland Run in Dublin’s Phoenix Park today (April 15). Heaslip crossed the line in 34:52, with Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle AC second in 35:00 and DSD’s Laura Shaughnessy […]

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Round-Up: Wins for Clohisey and Durkan in Dunboyne ‘4’. Harty and Finn tops in Mallow ’10’ (Updated)

Mick Clohisey and Ciara Durkan were the winners at today’s Eir Grid Dunboyne 4-Mile, held in gorgeous spring conditions. Upfront,  Clohisey pushed the pace from the start and came home a comfortable winner in 18 mins 46 secs. Doing his best to stick with him was Brian Maher of Kilkenny who finished just nine seconds […]

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John Coghlan and Barbara Cleary Win St Patrick’s Festival 5km. Shaughnessy shocks the men!

Race regular John Coghlan came out on top again at today’s St Patrick’s Festival 5km in Dublin. Coghlan, whose father Eamonn won the first edition of this race back in the 1980s, negotiated the twisting course and its ten corners in a time of 15 mins 12 secs. In the battle for second place, Cathal […]

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Christie beats Clohisey in Raheny 5. Cleary first woman (updated)

A thrilling finish to the Axa Raheny 5 saw Mark Christie of Mullingar Harriers  outsprinting  defending champion and home favourite  Mick Clohisey  for victory. Christie and defending champion and home favourite Mick Clohisey pulled away from the field at two miles, and when it came to the final push, Christie had that little extra. He […]

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Round-Up: O’Hanlon and Curley the class at 3/4 Marathon. Hehir, Mullen win Run with Catherina 10k

Gary O’Hanlon and Pauline Curley proved the class of the field at the new-look Irish 3/4 Marathon which had moved from its original location near Athlone to  a faster, flatter course at Longwood, Co Meath. Clonliffe’s O’Hanlon, back in top form after a period of injury, finished almost 12 minutes clear of the field in […]

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Round-Up: Hehir, Sanchez win Dublin ‘Half’. Pollock beats Sittuk in Bangor. Egan and Pederson first at Liffey Descent

Sean Hehir and Barbara Sanchez were the winners of today’s SSE Airtricity Dublin Half Marathon, leading home a field of 6,940 finishers at Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Hehir of Rathfarnham WSAF, whose immediate target is a third national title at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Sunday October 30,  was overall winner of the race in […]

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Fingal 10k wins for Clohisey and Graham.Results added.

Raheny’s Mick Clohisey  was a comfortable winner of today’s SSE Airtricity Fingal 10km in Swords. Clohisey, who will run the marathon at the Rio Olympics in a few weeks time, was winning for a second year. His time of 30 mins  24 secs gave him a 21 seconds margin over DSD’s Brandon Hargreaves who finished […]

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Round-Up: Big PBs for Sarah Buggy, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner, Ciara Mageean. Denny wins Brussels 400m.Crowley comeback

Sarah Buggy of St Abban’s won the British U23 triple jump title in Bedford today with a mighty leap of 13.25m – her first over 13 metres, an Irish U23 record and the second best ever by an Irish jumper. The Euro qualification mark  is 13.95m. In Princeton, New Jersey, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner of DSD […]

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Somba and Ganiel win SSE Airtricity Irish Runner 5-Mile. Results added

Kenyan Peter Somba, who runs with Dunboyne AC on his annual visit to Ireland, just pipped Rio-bound marathon man Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock for victory in today’s  SSE Airtricity Irish Runner 5-Mile in  Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Somba crossed the line in 23 mins 58 secs, with Clohisey a second behind. Michael Harty of East […]

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Round-Up: Somba Wins Terenure 5 at sprint. ‘Chase Record for Treacy. McCambridge disappointment

Regular Irish visitor Peter Brandon Somba had a narrow victory at the annual Terenure 5-mile in Dublin beating  Raheny’s Mick Clohisey  by a single second. Somba was timed at 23 mins 33 secs and Clohisey at 23 mins 34 secs on a perfect day for running – sunny, but not too warm. Third was Clonliffe’s […]

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