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Roads: Ciobanu, Shaughnessy win in Dunshaughlin. Big entry at Waterford Viking races

Sergiu Ciobanu of Clonliffe Harriers was an emphatic winner of the 38th Michael Manning Memorial 10km this evening in a time of 30 mins 12 secs. For second place Peter Somba outsprinted Freddy Sittuk  to finish in 31 mins 5 secs, with Sittuk one second adrift.  Gary Murray, one of a large contingent of Northern […]

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Roads: Maunsell, Shaughnessy tops at Irish Runner ‘5’

Clonmel’s Kevin Maunsell was a comfortable winner of the 15th Irish Runner 56-Mile, held on a gloriously sunny morning in the Phoenix Park. Maunsell, winner of the Ballycotton ’10’ last March,  came home in 24 mins 18 secs, with Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir eleven seconds adrift for second. For third place, John Coghlan of MSB beat  […]

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McGlynn wins women’s mini marathon in style (updated with selected results added)

Ann-Marie McGlynn of Letterkenny won today’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 10km – a race every ambitious female athlete in the country wants to win at least once. McGlynn had finished second in 2015 and she was determined to go one better this time. On a perfect day for distance running, her time of 33 min […]

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Midweek: Connick wins 10,000m at Graded Meet.

Andrew Connick of Ferrybank was the winner of the 10,000m, which opened the third Dublin Graded Meet held at Irishtown in beautiful early summer conditions. Connick  clocked a time of 31 mins 53 secs to beat  St LOT’s Brian Kirwan in 32 mins 20.1 secs. Dylan Keegan of Templeogue AC, who had won the 5000m […]

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Deja vu at Terenure 5-Mile. TT Racers tops at Wicklow Way Relay

For a second year, regular Irish visitor Peter Brandon Somba had a narrow victory at the annual Terenure 5-mile in Dublin beating  Raheny marathon man Mick Clohisey – only just back in training after the London Marathon last month –  by two seconds. Somba was timed at 24 mins 8 secs – over half a […]

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RTE wins for O’Leary and O’Shaughnessy. Travers beats Christie at Greystones. Lecky’s record

Cillian O’Leary and Laura Shaughnessy were the winners of the 40th anniversary RTE 5-Mile held in bitterly cold conditions around the roads of Donnybrook. First held in  1977, when the race started on Beaver Row and took in a loop of  Clonskeagh and Goatstown before returning to Donnybrook, the route has changed many times, due […]

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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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McCormack loses shoe and finishes fourth in Antrim. McCann wins W17 race (updated)

Fionnuala McCormack  finished a disappointed fourth at the Antrim International in Greenmount Campus after losing a shoe with a kilomotre to go of the 5.6km  race. By the end of the opening lap, former African junior champion Caroline Kipkirui of Kenya and Ethiopians Gotytom Gebreslase and Birtukan Adamu along with McCormack had broken clear of […]

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Fifth win for Clohisey in Fields of Athenry; course record for Shaughnessy

Race favourite Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock lived up to his pre-race billing when he won the Fields of Athenry 10km for a fifth consecutive year earlier today. That equals Gary Thornton’s record of five wins in the race. Clohisey was out on his own for much of the race and finished in an untroubled […]

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Round-up: Steeplechasers in Berlin. Two Wins for Freddy

Olympic steeplechasers Michelle Finn and Kerry O’Flaherty travelled to Berlin for Saturday’s ISTAF Meeting, where they finished seventh and ninth. Finn was first home of the pair in 9:47.51 with O’Flaherty timed a 10:10.57. Race winner was the gloriously named Celliphine Chepteek Chespol of Kenya, aged 18, who finished in 9:25.49. Raheny’s Freddy Sittuk, who […]

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