The race is on: Irish 800m runners and the two-minute barrier There is only one time that matters in the women’s 800m, and that is 1:59.99. More challenging than the 4 minute mile for men, the two-minute barrier is what every female half miler worth her salt aims to break.
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,
A formidable Irish quartet of Ciara Mageean, Christine McMahon, Katie Kirk and Claire Tarplee will face off against the best of America at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on Saturday night, and hopes are high that they can go one better than their male counterparts, who finished
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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