Kevin McGrath
29 Jul 2015

Watch Kevin McGrath Stike Gold In EYOF 1500m

Another Day, Another Gold for Ireland! Kevin McGrath in the boys 1500m. McGrath took victory in a tactical race with a winning time of 4:01.11. Check out the race video below with Kevin sitting in around third place (white vest) for most of the race before moving into the lead

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04 Jul 2015

Valiant Valerie returns, ready to go to war

For Valerie Adams, the hard part is over, and it’s time to get back to doing what she does best: winning. For more than five years and through 56 competitions, the New Zealander has remained unbeaten but on Saturday evening in Paris, she may face her toughest test yet. Not

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Winner alright: Galen Rupp takes the US 10,000m title at Hayward Field. Image: PhotoRun
27 Jun 2015

Rupp races to victory, but can’t outrun the questions

The Hayward Field crowd went silent at 8:10 p.m. as the men’s 10,000-metre competitors stepped on to the track and eyes fell to American record holder Galen Rupp. The 29-year-old has been the subject of recent doping allegations against his coach Alberto Salazar in recent reports by ProPublica and the

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Cullen has spoken out against Drug Cheats. Image by Michael Stott
13 Jun 2015

Cullen excited to take on top field at Oakley 10k

Mary Cullen is “excited and nervous” to be taking on a top class field at the Oakley 10k in New York this afternoon against a top class field. “I’m excited and nervous to be back competing in such a stellar field,” said Cullen. “I didn’t think I’d get back to

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Cullen winning the Jingle Bells 5k in December
05 Jun 2015

Cullen back on track in Martinez Classic

Mary Cullen returned to the track after a two-year lay-off and finished an excellent third place in the 5,000m at the Martinez Classic in Concord, MA in 15:29.99. Cullen was very pleased with her opening track race which was won by Abbey D’Agostino in 15:23.66 – both are coached by

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09 May 2015

Mountain man: the ballad of John Lenihan

The peak of John Lenihan’s powers have long since left him but his legend lives on as King of the Mountains. He won the 1991 world championships along with countless other races. He was no mug on the track or road either having broken 14 minutes for 5,000m and winning

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08 May 2015

The Bahamas Diary: brilliance, beauty, blackouts and brutality

In the Bahamas, I’ve learned, the best way to avoid dying is to cross the road quite often, the best way to avoid getting mugged is to hop into cars with strangers and, if you’re running late, the best excuse is to tell your boss someone was shot dead on

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02 May 2015

World Relays Day 1: Live Stream

The World Relay Championships get underway this evening from the Bahamas with men’s 4x400m leading proceedings. You can watch live below, or on Eurosport 2. Action starts at 7pm local time (Midnight Irish time). The Irish men’s 4x400m team goes in lane 6 of heat three and will be lead

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29 Apr 2015

Runways Review: Asics GT-2000 3

When asked to review the Asics 2000 2 I had to laugh, these shoes have been the one constant since I started running. My review of them is almost certainly going to be one of approval. It will probably be the most comprehensive study on one shoe in the history

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21 Apr 2015

Boston Champ Desisa runs the JTG Gauntlet

Favourite sport besides running? Football Favourite team? Manchester United Favourite player? Cristiano Ronaldo   Who were you supporting in the world cup? Brazil Favourite food? Ethiopian roasted Chicken Best friend in the sport? They are all my friends Favourite place to go running? The forest in Ethiopia, near Addis Ababa

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