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At last – a quality control scheme for road races

At last – the European Athletics Federations has developed a programme that will set safety and quality standards for public road races. Under the Running for All banner, European Athletics will promote and administer the standards system through the european-running4all.org website. “At present, only limited regulations exist in some European countries, and they are not […]

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Matthews, Drumm Win at RTE ‘5’

Robbie Matthews was a clear winner of the  BHAA RTE 5-mile, held in glorious sunshine in Donnybrook Dublin. Matthews’ time of 25 mins 6 secs gave hom a comfortable  lead over second placed Brian G Murphy  and Eoghan McGinley. In the women’s race, Orla Drumm came home first in 28 mins 11 secs, with Ilona […]

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On Your Marks – Herald April 18

After the explosions in Boston, thoughts are now turning to next Sunday’s London Marathon, where 36,000 runners will spent between two and eight hours on the open streets of one of the largest cities of the world. A group of 252 runners along with 70 supporters are travelling from Ireland with Sports Travel International, the […]

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