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Agony for Christine McMahon. Mulligan Wins Snowdon. Junior and roads round-up

Hurdler Christine McMahon  ran a big personal best of 56.06 secs to finish second in the 400m hurdles in Heusden last night. Her time – agonisingly – was inside the Olympic qualifying standard of 56.20 secs, but too late for the IAAF  selection deadline. Also over the past week, Mark English ran a time of […]

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Clare McCarthy runs 2:42.04 in Prague Marathon. Martelletti runs 73.77km in Wings for Life. Plus results.

Leevale’s Clare McCarthy finished 12th in today’s Prague Marathon in a time of 2 hrs 42 ins 4 secs (or four seconds faster on the chip timing) – inside the qualifying mark for the Rio Olympics.  Winner was Lucy Karimi from Kenya in 2:24.44.Galway’s Gary Thornton dropped out of the men’s race, won by Lawrence  […]

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Round-Up: Fitzpatrick, Sullivan win Tallaght 5k.

Tomas Fitzpatrick of  the host club won the Tallaght 5k for a second year; Fitzpatrick had run the Rotterdam Marathon two weeks ago. A close second was Raheny’s Mark Kirwan, with Martin Hoare of Celbridge AC third. First woman was Claire Sullivan of Rathfarnham WSAF who also won the Dublin novice road title. First of […]

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Round-Up: New Mile Record for Mageean at Millrose Games (updated)

Ciara Mageean of UCD set a new Irish indoor record of 4:28.40 when finishing sixth in the women’s Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games in New York’s Armory. Shannon Rowberry was the winner in 4:24.39. On a good day for the Irish, John Travers of Donore ran a personal best 3:58:10 to finish sixth in […]

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Hyères: Fionnuala 4th, Lizzie 13th – and team a brilliant 3rd. Plus round-up

Fionnuala McCormack of Kilcoole finished a fighting fourth in the Spar European  Cross-Country Championships in Hyeres. With Leevale’s Lizzie Lee running a wonderfully consistent race to finish 13th, Caroline Crowley, a brilliant 23rd,  Ciara Durkan 43rd,  and the backing of Michele Finn and Kerry O’Flaherty, the team ended up with 83 points. That put them  […]

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Round-Up: McCormack runs 2:33.15 in Chicago. Catherina Wins in Cavan. Euro gold for Breathnach

Fionnuala McCormack (Britton) made the qualifying time for next year’s Rio Olympics when she ran a time of 2 hrs 33 mins 15 secs at today’s hicago Marathon. Although well inside the Olympic qualifying mark of 2 hours 42 minutes, her time was slower than the 2 hours 31 minutes 46 seconds she ran for […]

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Dublin Double for Hehir and Mulligan at Rockford ‘4’. Conroy wins hills trial.

Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir and Sarah Mulligan of DSD made it a Dublin double at the 36th annual Rockford Roof Tiles 4-Mile, held in Tinryland, just outside Carlow town. Hehir was overall winner of the race in 19 mins 25 secs. Slieve Gullion’s Paddy Hamilton was forty seconds behind in second place with Brian Kirwan of […]

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Roads: Clohisey, Mulligan win Irish Runner ‘5’; Viking Marathon results

Mick Clohisey’s time of 23 mins 47 secs put him well clear of the field at the Irish Runner 5-Mile in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Clonmel’s Kevin Maunsell was second in 24 mins 30 secs, with Gary Thornton of GCH third and first M35. Sarah Mulligan of DSD was first woman in 27 mins 55 secs. […]

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Roads: Conroy and Mulligan Win Battle of Clontarf ’10’

Raheny’s Ian Conroy made it a home  victory at the second annual Battle of Clontarf Brian Boru 10-Mile held  in St Anne’s Park, Raheny. Conroy came home a clear winner in 55 mins 13 secs, with Gary Condon of Sli Cualann second and first over 40, and Rathfarnham’s Kevin Danaher third. Having a good run […]

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Round-Up: DSD Double at Leinster Cross-Country

Sarah Mulligan and John Eves won the senior titles at the Leinster Cross-Country Championships held on a perfect January day in the Cowpark, Dunboyne. Combined with the race was the Celtic International in U23, U20 and U17 age groups. The women were first off and Mulligan  soon emerged as leader and then held on to […]

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