25 Mar 2014

No half measures for the superstar kids

We relive the glory of the Woodie’s DIY National Juvenile Indoor Championships where several new stars emerged and championships best performances to beat the band. We pick a few of the next generation who caught our eye. We also look at the top performances Irish schools team in Bolton. Jerry

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13 Feb 2014

Britton looking forward to Great Ireland Run in European 10k pursuit

Fionnuala Britton is looking forward to racing on home soil and the chance to run with the masses having confirmed her participation in this year’s SPAR Great Ireland Run 10k which will take place on the roads of the Phoenix Park, Dublin on Sunday 6 April. “I’m looking forward to

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28 Nov 2013

Cragg eyes marathon success in Japan

  Alistair Cragg is one of Ireland’s most talented athletes having achieved notable success including a European Indoor title over 3,000m and a two-time Olympic finalist over 5,000m. That is only part of the story of the Arkansas legend. His career like he says in the interview has ebbed and

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24 Nov 2013

UCD and DCU share spoils as Britton falters in France

It was a weekend of mixed emotions  in Irish athletics, and Irish sport in general with agonising  defeat in the rugby, with a fantastic University Road Relays in Maynooth punctured by Fionnuala Britton’s  7th place finish at the Cross de L’Acier in Northern France in Sunday. We’ll take a further look at Britton on

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21 Nov 2013

Heffernan dines at top table at AAI awards luncheon

The latest podcast looks back on the Athletics Ireland awards and then previews the action of the University Road Relays this weekend. We also set the record straight on the weekend’s controversy at the Irish Inter County Cross Country Championships

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31 Oct 2013

Halloween Talk: Dublin, drugs, awards and more

We’re back on the airwaves and joined by esteemed journalist Cathal Dennehy who has contributed to numerous publications including The Sunday Tribune, The Sunday Independent, Running Times, the IAAF and the Irish Runner where he is the current resident feature writer. In the latest podcast we discuss a variety of

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29 Oct 2013

Dublin debate: to be a domestic marathon or not to be…

The Airtricity Dublin Marathon on bank holiday Monday was a huge success with some exciting races up front – in particular  the duel between Sean Hehir and Joe  Sweeney.   Jumping the Gun got a ringside seat to the race in the media van. Dick Hooper described it as “a

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15 Apr 2013

Brilliant Bekele batters field

Kenenisa Bekele’s star quality was able to pierce through a blustery crosswind at the Spar Great Ireland Run 10km in the Phoenix Park yesterday. The Ethiopian retained his title in 28:51 and now has his sights set on qualifying for the World Track and Field Championships in Moscow in August. 

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