Irish eyes are smiling: The Distance Medley Relay team which finished third in Boston: Ciara Mageean, Christine McMahon, Claire Tarplee and Katie Kirk.
08 Feb 2015

Irish Women take 3rd in Boston; Ó Lionáird drops out; Murray hits Euro time

The Irish quartet of Claire Tarplee, Christine McMahon, Katie Kirk and Ciara Mageean finished third in the distance medley relay at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston tonight, running 11:03.07. The race was won by US Team New Balance in 10:42.57. “It was good,” said Claire Tarplee afterwards,

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Ciaran O Lionard
15 Feb 2014

Wanamaker Mile not what it used to be

By Joe Conway @joeaconway The Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games is not what is used to be. At least from an Irish perspective. The 2014 version of the race had no Irish invitees. Let’s not forget last year though when Ciaran O’Lionaird ran an impressive 3:52.10 for third and

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25 Jan 2014

American mile record-holder Webb to trade track for triathlon

By Joe Conway @joeaconway American mile record-holder Alan Webb has spent the last six-plus years searching for the formula that made him arguably the best miler in the world in 2007. Enough already. The former high school phenom has finally called it a track career. Webb, 30, will now embark

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07 Jan 2014

Operation Gold Performance Podcast

We return in 2014 to analyse the Athletics Ireland athlete carding scheme and ask is it worth its weight in gold. High profile athletes such as Derval O’Rourke and Ciaran O’Lionaird have fallen foul of the Operation Gold Performance Plan (OGPP) as coined by High Performance Director Kevin Ankrom. The

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