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Round-Up: English qualifies for Worlds. Record for Michaela Walsh (updated).

Mark English qualified for the World Championships with a time of 1 min 45.42 secs for second place in the men’s 800m at today’s Diamond League Meet in Stockholm. Race winner was Thijmen Kupers of the Netherlands in 1:45.02. Finishing third behind English was Rynhardt van Rensburg of South Africa in 1:45.73. In the 1500m, […]

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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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Clohisey and Mageean take Dublin Cross-Country titles

On a bitterly cold day at Santry, Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock and UCD’s Ciara Mageean won the senior titles at the Dublin Cross-County Championships. Mageean raced away from defending champion Caroline Crowley of Crusaders on the final lap of the women’s race. A surprise third was Barbara Cleary of Donore, who finished ahead of […]

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Round-Up: Cleirigh Buttner’s Villanova gold; Barr makes mark

Siofra Cleirigh Buttner of DSD helped her American college Villanova to victory in the College Women’s Distance Medley Championships of American held in conjunction with the Penn Relays last Thursday. Cleirigh Buttner ran the 800m leg – the third – in 2:09.91.  Also on the team were Angel Piccirillo (3:23.25), Michaela Wilkins  (56.30) and Stephanie […]

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Round-up: Sergiu Ciobanu, Nicola Duncan win Galway Bay ‘Half’

Clonliffe’s Sergiu Ciobanu continued his preparations for the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon  by winning the Galway Bay Half Marathon  in a comfortable time of 67 mins 4 secs. SBR’s Tom Hogan was five minutes behind for second. Finishing eighth overall and first woman was Nicola Duncan of GCH, back home from her Scottish base for […]

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Round-Up: Heffernan 2nd in Millrose Mile Walk

World 50km champion Robert Heffernan from Togher finished second in  the men’s mile walk at the Millrose Games in New York  with a time of 5 mins 39.75 secs. Winner was Andreas Gustafsson from Sweden in 5:34.45. Heffernan’s record of 15 indoors titles was equalled by Ferrybank’s Kelly Proper at the opening day of the […]

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