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World T-F: Irish in action. Summary

Thomas Barr   was forced to withdraw from Monday’s 400m hurdles semi-final at the World Track and Field Championships in London due to a vomiting bug. Siofra Cleirigh Buttner of DSD, the only Irish track athlete left in the competition, went out in the heats of the 800m on Thursday. Of the walkers, a hamstring tear […]

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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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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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McCambridge runs 34.38 at North West 10k. Belfast hat-trick for Kositany. Meath Relays(updated)

Maria McCambridge of DSD finished eighth overall in a time of 34 mins 38 secs at the North West 10km in Letterkenny yesterday. McCambridge, a previous overall winner of this race, was using the race as a final tune-up before the Riga Marathon in Latvia on Sunday May 15.   Claire McCarthy of Leevale, who dropped […]

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Round-Up: Hehir runs 2:17.35 in London; McCarthy DNF

Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir finished best of the Irish at today’s Virgin London Marathon. Hehir ran a time of 2:17.30 – five seconds faster than the personal best he ran in the Dublin Marathon of 2012. Hehir had hoped to improve on the time he ran in Berlin last September. “Went for it. No regrets. Not […]

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Dunboyne ‘4’ wins for McCarthy, Treacy. Irish team an outstanding 11th at Euro Masters

West Waterford’s David McCarthy and local athlete Sara Treacy were the winners of the Eirgrid Dunboyne 4-mile today. In a competitive men’s race, McCarthy, back racing in recent weeks  after a long break,  finished in 18 mins 39 seconds, holding off the challenge of DSD’s Brandon Hargreaves. Finishing a close third was Raheny marathon man […]

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Triathlete Reid Shows’ Em Home in Belfast; Plus Round-Up

* Just a week after her second place at the final race of the Triathlon World Series, Aileen Reid was back in action on the streets of Belfast  finishing 20th overall and first woman at the Deep River Rock Belfast Marathon. Reid clocked a time of 79 mins 33 secs putting her four minutes ahead […]

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