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We Need To Talk About Marathon-gate

After “Marathon-gate”, here are some of the questions that need debating: 1 Who is eligible to compete in Irish championships? – Irish passport holders living full time in Ireland – Irish passport holders born in Ireland but living elsewhere – Irish passport holders not born in Ireland – Longtime Irish residents who were not born […]

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Results round-up

Full report on SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon and weekend races at¬† www.fastrunning.com. And yes – it’s Benard Rotich not Bernard! Sunday October 29 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 1 Benard Rotich (Kenya) 2:15.53, 2 Yurii Ruskyuk (Ukraine) 2:15.56, 3 Asefa Bekele (Ethiopia) 2:16.0, 4 Freddy Sittuk (Raheny Shamrock, M35) 2:16.05, 4 Alemu Gemechu (Ethiopia) 2:15.21, 6 […]

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Clohisey, Lee and Monahan help launch SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2016

Not many people know this but Raheny’s Mick Clohisey is one of the youngest runners ever to cross the finish line at the Dublin Marathon. It happened in one of the years when the route took in the north quays and finished in Smithfield. “My da was running – I think in 2000 – and […]

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Dublin Marathon: Irish titles for Hehir, Curley; Raheny, Westport fastest teams (updated)

Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir was first Irish club athlete¬† home at today’s SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Hehir’s time of 2:19.47 put him well clear of second placed Gary O’Hanlon of Clonliffe, also first M40, who finished in 2:25.21. David Mansfield of Clonliffe, who is coached by last year’s champion Sergiu Ciobanu, finished third in 2:30.45. Freddy […]

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Christine Kennedy: World Class Master

A time of 2:59.39 clocked at the Twin Cities Marathon on October 5 means that 59-year-old Christine Kennedy, originally from Galway, is the oldest woman ever to break three hours in the marathon. With her 60th birthday coming up on December 29, her aim now is to become the first 60-year-old to break three hours […]

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