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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11 Mar 2015

Podcast: English upgrades to Silver; Students Shine at School’s Cross

For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze to man of silver. The UCD student was delighted to land silver in 1:47.20 in a high quality race won by Poland’s Marcin Lewandowski in 1:46.67 and we hear is reaction to the race.

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Declan Murray with Mark English at a warm weather training camp in Stellenbosch in January
02 Mar 2015

Road to Prague: Declan Murray quick fire questions (video)

Declan Murray leads a two-pronged attack in the 800m at the European Indoor Championships alongside Mark English later this week. He continues our JTG quick fire questions from his most important session to the ideal date. The Clonliffe Harrier will be hoping for a good showing in Prague in what

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15 Feb 2015

KJT reaches new heights; Centro pips Willis in classic – JTG 5-A-Day

1. The duel in the Armory: Centrowitz and Willis, and the Wanamaker mile Cathal Dennehy was in the Armory to witness a great duel between Matthew Centrowitz and Nick Willis. Read about the titanic battle here and the reaction of Ciara Mageean who ran a European 3,000m qualifying time and

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15 Feb 2015

Mageean and Murray make their mark at Millrose

Ciara Mageean had an impressive run at the Millrose Games in New York last night in the women’s 3,000m, securing qualification for the upcoming European Championships when finishing seventh in 8:55.09. The race was won by Sally Kipyego in 8:41.72. “I’m happy enough with the time; the aim was to

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Comeback Ciara: Mageean has been beset by injuries but showed her latent talent with 4:08.32 in Heusden
14 Feb 2015

Mageean and Murray looking for Millrose magic

Ireland has two representatives in the Big Apple for tonight’s Millrose Games at the Armory. Ciara Mageean will race over 3,000m, and will look to secure the qualifying time for the European Indoor Championships in Prague next month. Mageean comes to New York off the back of her  anchor performance

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Matt Centrowitz winning the 1,000m at NBIGP. Image PhotoRun
08 Feb 2015

Running to the Max; Centro nation; Denners’ Dispatch – JTG 5-A-Day

1. Irish highlights and lowlights in Boston The Team New Balance Ireland women’s team came third in the dmr behind a new world record, Ciarán Ó Lionáird dropped out of a classy mile and Declan Murray hit a European 800m standard at a small meeting in the same city. Read

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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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01 Feb 2015

Irish athletes tear up the track in New York; video interviews

Ireland finished a fantastic second in the distance medley relay at the Armory Invitational in New York last night, six seconds behind the American team, who broke the world record with a 9:19.93 run. The Irish team of Declan Murray (2:53.17), Brian Gregan (47.40), Mark English (1:46.59) and Ciarán Ó

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Ciarán Ó Lionáird and Mark English in discussion
01 Feb 2015

Fighting Irish second to USA in world record dmr

Ireland put up a spirited challenge in the men’s distance medley relay at the Armory Invitational last night going under the old world record but had to be content with second in 9:25.37 behind a dominant US outfit in 9:19.93. Matthew Centrowitz set the US well on their way with

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