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European Teams: Barr, Lawler, Gregan win their heats

Thomas Barr in the 400m hurdles, Marcus Lawler 200m and Brian Gregan 400m all won their heats at the opening day of the European Clubs Team Championships in Vaasa Finland today. All five big names came through in the 400m hurdles (see below), which is shaping up to be the race of the competition. In […]

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Round-up: Barr 49.39 secs in Geneva. Mageean 2:07.40 for 800m at NI Championships.

Thomas Barr of Ferrybank showed that he’s over his recent injury when he clocked a time of 49.39 secs for third in the 400m hurdles at the  Athletics Geneva meet in Switzerland. This time is just outside the World Championships qualifying standard of 49.35 secs. Clonliffe’s Brian Gregan won  the 400m A heat with a […]

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Round-up: Mocko and Hodgins win Cork Marathon. Somba, McCarthy best in “half”. Tanui, Whoriskey win Derry

American visitor Chris Mocko has won today’s Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon in  2:26:43. Runner -up and first local was David Mansfield of Clonliffe Harriers in 2:29:20. Jill Hodgins was the first woman home in 2:48:18, finishing 14 minutes ahead of back-to-back female winner, Nollaig Hunter. Hodgins finished third in Cork three years ago. Winners of […]

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Mitchell 32:51.78 for 10,000m at Highgate. Walsh throws records. Team bronze for walkers

Emma Mitchell of QUB ran a new Northern Irish record time of 32 mins 51.78 secs to finish seventh in the women’s elite race at the Highgate Night of 10,000m PBs in London. That time is comfortably inside the qualifying mark of  33 mins 6 secs for next year’s Commonwealth Games, as well as the […]

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Round-Up: Barr Opens His Season at Irish Universities Championships. Corbally wins Ras UCD

Thomas Barr opened his outdoor season with victory in the 400m hurdles at the Irish Universities Track and Field Championships in CIT, Cork. Barr won the race in an untroubled 50.92 secs; a distant second was Joe Halwax  of DKIT in 53.83 secs.  Also opening his season in some style was Marcus Lawler of IT […]

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Lawler runs 10.60 secs for 100m in Luzern. Slow times in ‘chase.

A small Irish team ran at the Luzern International in Switzerland where cold, windy chances scuppered any chances of fast times. In the 100m, Marcus Lawler ran a time of 10.60 –  just off his season’s best of 10.59 secs. Lawelr also ran 21.58 secs  for the 200m. The steeplechase proved a trial with Sara […]

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Rio-bound Sara Treacy runs 2:06.84 PB for 800m. Plus round-up

Sara Treacy, who will run the steeplechase for Ireland in the Rio Olympics, showed impressive form when she won both the 800m and 1500m at the UK Women’s League Div 1 match in Swansea. Treacy’s huge personal best of 2.06.84 for the 800m beat the Treacy family record; mother Siobhan ran 2:07 for the 800m […]

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Lawler, Finn smash Varsity records. Crowe wins Ras UCD 5k

Marcus Lawler of IT Carlow produced one of the performances of the weekend at the Irish Universities Track and Field Championships at Santry when he smashed the colleges record to win the men’s 200m in 20.98 secs. In the battle for second place, Kieran Elliott of UL edged out Christopher Sibanda of Limerick IT. Lawler […]

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Round-up: Lawler celebrates 21st with 200m record. White throws 50.83m in Zurich

Carlow’s Marcus Lawler celebrated his 21st birthday by winning the 200m with a new stadium record of 20.96 secs at the Glo Health National Indoor Championships in Athlone. Lawler had warmed up for the 200m by finishing a fighting fifth in the 60m won by Shercock’s Craig Lynch in 6.81; Lawler ran 6.92 secs. Dominating […]

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National T-F: Impressive Wins for Christie, Cullen, White. Results added.

Wins for Mary Cullen in the 5000m, Mark Christie in the 10,000m and Anita White in the javelin proved the highlights of the first day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships in Santry. Christie, of Mullingar Harriers, ran a smart race in the men’s 10,000m letting Raheny’s Mick Clohisey take the lead […]

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