Picture by Pat Murphy Sportsfile courtesy of Athletics Ireland
21 Mar 2015

Live Stream: National Juvenile Indoor Championships

Day 2 of the GloHealth Juvenile indoors will be streaming live below via athletics Ireland TV, with the crew here at Jumping The Gun on commentary duty. The stream gets underway at 11am, scroll down the page for the day’s timetable as well as live results, and results from all

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Jenna Bromell on her way to the junior 400m title. Photo credit: Kieran Carlin, Finn Valley A.C.
20 Mar 2015

National Juveniles set for Super Sunday live stream

The GloHealth National Juvenile Indoor Championships take place this weekend (21st and 22nd of March) in AIT International Arena, Athlone. There is a packed programme of events, which will see over 1,500 of Ireland’s young athletic talent take to the boards in Athlone. Day two of the championships will be

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Kevin Batt
16 Mar 2015

Batt Bags NCAA Brace

Ireland’s Kevin Batt claimed an NCAA Division II double at the weekend taking the 3000m in 8:01.42 on Saturday after anchoring his Adams State DMR team to victory on Friday evening. Batt received the baton in the DMR with a heavy deficit to make up, but did so with a

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Sam Healy. Picture via Leevale
14 Mar 2015

Junior Interview: Healy jumps and hurdles into the record books

By Jack Corbett For the fourth instalment in our junior interview series we caught up with promising Leevale athlete Sam Healy. The Cork junior is building towards the European Junior Championships in July off the back of an outstanding indoor campaign which saw him eclipse world finalist and Irish senior

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Image via PhotoRun
11 Mar 2015

Prague Archives: Emanuel’s silver run

This piece by Alex Mills first featured on RunBlogRun on March 8th. Here he reports on Lee Emanuel’s silver medal-winning performance. In Birmingham, England, two weeks ago, Lee Emanuel took five full seconds off his 1,500m PB and 13 seconds off his indoor 1,500m PB! Last night, running a fine

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
08 Mar 2015

It’s super silver for English in Prague

Mark English came from behind to win the silver medal over 800m at the European Championships in Prague this afternoon, running 1:47.20 behind Polish champion Marcin Lewandowski (1:46.67) to make it two championship medals on the trot for the Donegal wunderkind, who, lest we forget, is still just 21 years of

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Image via Kieran Carlin
07 Mar 2015

English into the final; KJT’s golden tears; Maslak’s masterclass

English makes final Act Mark English passed his first test with good acceleration off the final bend and qualified for the semi-finals as the fastest qualifier with 1:48.10. A second place finish in the semi in 1:50.54 with good positioning gives him another medal opportunity. Marcin Lewandowski is the heavy

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Image via Kieran Carlin
06 Mar 2015

Prague 2015: Kervick tackles JTG quick fire questions

Dara Kervick impressed in his morning heat at the European indoors winning in 47.03 seconds. Check out his interview with us before he set out for Prague. He runs in the semi-final is this evening at 3:47pm GMT

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
05 Mar 2015

Prepare for Prague; your guide to the European Indoors

Tickets? Check. Passport? Check. Koruna? Czech. David Gillick-style hat, token tricolour, and your Irish Schools team jacket from 2002 wrapped around your waist? Check. Survival upon arrival When you arrive at Prague airport, this is what will happen: you will walk out and see nothing of any help whatsoever, feel

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Pavel Maslak after winning the World Indoor Championships. Image: PhotoRun
04 Mar 2015

Prague Preview: 10 stars to Czech out this weekend

The European Indoor Championships are this weekend in Prague, and while we’re all looking forward to the Irish team taking to the track in the Czech capital, there will be plenty to look forward to elsewhere with a range of Europe’s biggest stars also in action. Here are 10 athletes

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