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Round-Up: Clohisey beats Hehir at Roscommon ’10’. Records at All Ireland Juveniles. Letterkenny (updated)

Mick Clohisey and Sean Hehir continued their preparations for the marathon at the World Championships in London next month  with a trip to the Roscommon ’10’. The pair dominated the race from the start, with Clohisey pulling away for victory on 48 mins 47 secs, with Hehir just over a minute behind for second.Finishing third […]

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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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Dublin Marathon – is it a fast course?

For some years now, the Dublin Marathon has incorporated the national championships – and it remains the race most self-respecting Irish distance athletes wish to win above all others. Yet it remains a race that athletes chasing qualification marks tend to avoid, preferring to run allegedly faster courses in London, Rotterdam and Berlin. Anywhere but […]

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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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Pollock, McCormack to lead Irish marathon team at Worlds. Team announced for World 24-Hour

Paul Pollock  of Annadale Striders and  Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack  will lead a team of five Irish marathon runnes at the World Athletics Championships in London next August 4-13. Also selected are Raheny’s Mick Clohisey, Sean Hehir  of Rathfarnham  and Leevale’s Claire McCarthy. Robert Heffernan  of Togher  will compete in the 50km walk along with  Letterkenny’s […]

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Round-Up: PB of 2:16.18 for Sean Hehir in London (plus roads results)

Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir finished best of the Irish in a personal best time of 2 hrs 16 mins 18 secs – comfortably inside the qualifying mark for the World Championships later this year. Behind him, Kevin Seaward  of St Malachy’s finished in 2:17:08, England-based Stephen Scullion on  2:17:59 and Raheny’s Mick Clohisey in 2:18:34. Hehir […]

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Weekend preview: Clohisey leads Irish entry at London Marathon (updated)

Raheny’s Mick Clohisey leads the Irish entry at Sunday’s London Marathon with a sub 2 hour 15 minute time his target. Cardiff-based Kevin Seaward of St Malachy’s, who like Clohisey ran the marathon at the Rio Olympics, will also run and is in good shape after a a time of 65 mins 38 secs at […]

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Round-Up: Stephenson wins Battle of Clontarf. Plus Easter results (ongoing)

Rathfarnham’s Paul Stephenson was an impressive winner of the Battle of Clontarf 10-Mile, incorporating the Leinster Championships, held in St Anne’s Park, Raheny this morning. Stephenson was pushed all the way by Raheny’s Mark Kirwan and the result was a personal best time of 52 mins 8 secs. Kirwan finished second in 52:19 with Belfast […]

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Round-Up: Hehir runs 65.40 at Berlin ‘Half’. Tallaght’s Adeleke stars at Indoors

With just three weeks to go until the London Marathon, Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir finished 14th in today’s Berlin Half Marathon in a time of 65 mins 40 secs. That wasn’t too far off his 64.12 run in Cardiff in 2013. Finishing second W60 was Nuala Reilly of Drogheda and District in 1:40.58.  First woman overall […]

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Round-Up: Wins for Clohisey and Durkan in Dunboyne ‘4’. Harty and Finn tops in Mallow ’10’ (Updated)

Mick Clohisey and Ciara Durkan were the winners at today’s Eir Grid Dunboyne 4-Mile, held in gorgeous spring conditions. Upfront,  Clohisey pushed the pace from the start and came home a comfortable winner in 18 mins 46 secs. Doing his best to stick with him was Brian Maher of Kilkenny who finished just nine seconds […]

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