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Entry opens for 38th Dunshaughlin 10km

Entry opens today for the 38th edition of the Dunshaughlin 10km taking place on Saturday June 24 (7.30pm) around the quiet roads of the Meath town. Over the years, the race has built itself a solid reputation as one of the fastest 10km courses around, with Rio marathon Olympian Lizzie Lee of Leevale breaking her […]

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Round-Up: Lizzie Lee wins Charleville Half Marathon. Monahan 16th in Rio

After her Rio ’16 exploits, Leevale’s Lizzie Lee made a triumphant return to the  Irish roads when she won today’s Charleville International Half Marathon in Co Cork. Lee’s time of 79 mins 47 mins put her comfortably clear of  Jill Hodgins who finished in 82 mins 12 secs. Dunboyne’s Emilia Dan was third in 85 […]

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Lee runs 33.28 in New York Mini 10k. Braveheart wins for Somba, Shaughnessy.

Rio-bound marathon woman Lizzie Lee  of Leevale ran a time of 33 mins 28 mins to finish 12th in the 45th edition of the New York Women’s Mini 10k, the first women’s only road race in the world and the inspiration for the Dublin Mini 10k. In its first year, the New York Mini 10k, […]

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Ganiel 1st, Ciobanu 3rd Leiden ‘Half’. Plus Euro Masters and round-up.

Gladys Ganiel of North Belfast Harriers won the Leiden Half Marathon in Belgium this morning. With selection for the Rio ’16 marathon squad taking place tomorrow, Ganiel had hoped to prove her fitness by running a fast time. Unfortunately, warm, muggy conditions and cobbles on quarter of the course meant times generally were  slow and […]

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Clohisey, Lee and Monahan help launch SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2016

Not many people know this but Raheny’s Mick Clohisey is one of the youngest runners ever to cross the finish line at the Dublin Marathon. It happened in one of the years when the route took in the north quays and finished in Smithfield. “My da was running – I think in 2000 – and […]

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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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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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Pollock runs 62:46 at World Half Marathon. Mooney, McCormack win Wicklow Way 26km (results added)

Paul Pollock finished 14th in the World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff. Despite the windy, wet conditions, Pollock clocked an excellent time of 62 mins 46 secs and was second European. Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor, the defending champion,  won the race in 59:10, with Britain’s Mo Farah third in 59:59. Pollock ‘s time showed that he […]

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Herald Athletics: White targets Euro place

After a hard winter’s training Irish javelin champion Anita White begins her campaign to qualify for the European Championships at the end of the month. “I was able to take time off work thanks to a sponsorship deal with Vlogby, a video production company and the support I got from Beacon Face and Dermatology where […]

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Round-Up: Hehir, Heaslip win Intercounties. PB for Lee at Enniscorthy 10k. Travers runs 7:55.05 for 3000m

Lizzie Lee of Leevale, running to make the qualifying time for the World Half Marathon, missed out on the course record at the Enniscorthy 10k by just eight seconds. Lee’s time of 33 minutes exactly was still a massive PB and saw her finish 5th overall.  Lee was on target for Linda Byrne’s time of […]

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