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25 May 2015

English “happy” but looking to set new marks

Mark English made his quickest start to the season for three years at the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday but now he wants to do more than run quick times – he wants to start winning. English was happy with his quickest opening race in three years with his

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
25 May 2015

English Marks Beijing Card; Dafne Destroys Dutch Record; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. English Hits Beijing Mark Mark English finished 5th in the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday running a time of 1:45.83 to secure qualification for the World Championships in Beijing later this summer. Laura Crowe (1000m) and Ciaran O Lionaird (1500m) were also in action at the same meet.

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Mark English finishes fifth at the FBK Games in Hengelo. Image: FBK Games
24 May 2015

English fights to fifth in Hengelo as Ó Lionáird struggles with injury

Mark English finished fifth in 1:45.83 at the FBK Games in Hengelo to qualify for the world championships (1:46.00) in his opening race of the season this afternoon in a race won by Poland’s Marcin Lewandowski in 1:45.46. Race video and full result is below.          

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24 May 2015

English, Ó Lionáird and Crowe set for Hengelo FBK Games

Mark English opens up his outdoor season at the FBK Games in Hengelo where he will take on a top class men’s 800m with Andre Olivier and Marcin Lewandowski in the line-up. English has completed his medicine exams in UCD for the summer and will hope for a good showing.

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15 Apr 2015

Podcast: Great Britton, coaching and camps

This week’s podcast recaps the SPAR Great Ireland Run with interviews from Fionnuala Britton, Gemma Steel and Mark English. Fionnuala Britton reflects on her race and new coaching set-up with Joe Doonan who guided Catherina McKiernan to four world cross country silver medals and multiple major marathon victories. She feels

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

English To Take On The Great Ireland Mile

Double European medal winner, Mark English, will be venturing into the unknown when he contests the elite men’s mile at the SPAR Great Ireland Run on home ground on Saturday 11 April. The 22-year-old Irish 800m runner, who backed up his bronze medal run at the SPAR European outdoor championships

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05 Apr 2015

Sky’s the limit for English; Barshim profile; Update from Africa – JTG 5-A-Day

Sky’s the limit for English Mark English has signed a two-year deal with Sky Sports and has confirmed he will race over 600m in Ostrava against David Rudisha in May. Read all the latest on the 800m European indoor silver medallist here Podcast: Guiyang to Gatlin; Funding and the future

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Brendan Boyce in action in the 50km walk in Zurich
26 Mar 2015

Walking beats running in Irish high performance cash grants

The walkers were the winners on today’s (March 26th) Athletics Ireland announcement of €906k in cash grants and support. Of the €188,000 marked for Irish Sports Council Direct Support for top three tier (podium, world class, international) carded athletes, €76,000 goes to the race walkers (Robert Heffernan, Laura Reynolds, Brendan

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13 Mar 2015

PODCAST PART ONE: ENGLISH UPGRADES TO SILVER

Our usual podcast seemed a tad long so we took it upon ourselves to divide it in two. Part One deals with the European Championships and has interviews with Mark English and Ciara Everard. For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze

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12 Mar 2015

English talks silver; Cerutty’s legend lives on; ORRECO raise €1M –JTG 5-A-Day

English talks silver Mark English added his second senior international medal with silver at the European Indoors and he was on RTE radio this morning with Sean O’Rourke discussing his success. You can listen to him here Cerutty’s legend lives on Percy Cerutty was the legendary coach of Herb Elliot

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