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Nat T-F Day 1: Hargreaves wins 10,000m thriller

An absorbing men’s 10,000m won by Brandon Hargreaves of DSD was just one of the highlights of today’s opening day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships. Rio-bound marathon man Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock had made the early running helped by his Raheny training partner Freddy Sittuk, but was tracked all the […]

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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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Round-Up: Mageean 4:08.05 in Belgium. BMC win for Sarah Healy. Buttner for NCAA 800m

Ciara Mageean won a competitive elite women’s 1500m at the Flanders Cup track meet in Orrtegem, Belgium. The UCD athlete finished in 4:08.05,  just ahead of Sarah Lahti of Sweden in 4:08.91 and Norway’s Karoline Grovdal in 4:09.03. In the women’s steeplechase, Sara Treacy of Dunboyne, making her season’s debut in the event,  finished fourth […]

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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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Road Relays: Raheny Smashes Men’s Record; Leevale Retain Women’s Title. Plus round-up

Home team Raheny Shamrock won the men’s senior title in a new record time at the Glo Health National Road Relays. First off for the team was Mark Kirwan who clocked a time of 9 mins 27 secs for the opening two-mile leg. He handed over to Kieran Kelly who ran 4 mins 22 secs […]

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Hanrahan, Jennings best of Irish at Rotterdam Marathon. Clohisey, McCormack take National 10k titles (results added)

Mark Hanrahan of Leevale led home a large Irish contingent at today’s Rotterdam Marathon. Hanrahan’s time of 2:19.52 saw him finishing 34th. He went through half way in 68 mins 28 secs and slowed down after the 30km mark. Finishing 39th in 2:21.47 was Eoin Callaghan of Star of the Sea. Tallaght’s Tomas Fitzpatrick was […]

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McCormack runs 70:44 at NY ‘Half’. Masters Indoors Round-Up. Mallow ’10’ abandoned

Fionnuala  McCormack ran a personal best time of 70 mins 44 secs to finish fourth in today’s New York Half Marathon. Race winner was Molly Huddle, who just made it ahead of Joyce  Chepkirui of Kenya; the pair were given the same time of  67.41. Third was Diane Nukuri in 69.41. LEEVALE’S Colm Sheehan in […]

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Round-up: Cullen runs 15 mins 45 secs at Finn Valley 5k. Clohisey dominates Athenry 10k

Mary Cullen of North Sligo set a new women’s course record of 15 mins 45 secs when finishing first woman and fourth overall at the Finn Valley Stephen’s Day 5km in Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Leading home the 600-odd finishers was Kilkenny’s Thomas Hayes in 15 mins 9 secs. David Scanlon  of Rathfarnham  WSAF  was second […]

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