Trio for Rio? Mick Clohisey, Kevin Seaward and Sergiu Ciobanu put themselves in line for Olympic selection.
01 Oct 2015

Irish invade, Kenyans reign supreme: six final thoughts on the Berlin Marathon

Once again, the fastest marathon in the world lived up to its renown, producing the 11th quickest performances of all time in both men’s and women’s races, courtesy of a pair of champions worthy of topping any marathon rostrum. Yet again, the morning of the race dawned cool, calm and

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World silver medalist Zhang Guowei had a season full of celebration
28 Sep 2015

‘Monumental’ Boost For USA Athletes; Ireland’s Marathon Revival; Your JTG 5-A-Day

‘Monumental’ Step Forward For USA Athletics Good news for US track & field athletes as their governing body, USATF, will be providing some added cash bonuses for qualification and medal winning performances. “Beginning in 2016, roughly $1.8 million per year in cash will be distributed. In practice, this will mean

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Lizzie Lee went to number 5 on the Irish all-time list with 2:32:51
27 Sep 2015

Lee: “I’m blown out of the park by that performance.”

Lizzie Lee went to 5th on the Irish women’s marathon all-time list with a stunning 2:32:51 at the Berlin marathon. The time also smashed the Olympic qualifying standard of 2:42:00 and should surely book her seat on the plane to Rio. Lee (Leevale) has been in excellent form since becoming

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Lizzie Lee with world record holder Florence Kiplagat. Image via Lizzie Lee
15 Feb 2015

Irish pbs in Barcelona half as Kiplagat rewrites world record

Leevale’s Lizzie Lee finished second in 74:06 behind Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat who set a new world record of 65:09 at the Barcelona half marathon yesterday. Kiplagat rewrote the record books for the second time in succession on this course and to put into context it was two 30:50 10ks back-to-back.

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26 Jan 2015

Ó Lionáird talks comebacks; Lee triumphs in Raheny; Songs to set your runs alight; Your JTG 5-a-day

1. Ó Lionáird on the Big Red Bench Ciarán Ó Lionáird is back healthy and raring to go for the upcoming indoor season. He spoke to Red FM, the popular Leeside radio station, yesterday. Skip to 30mins in the podcast here to hear the interview. 2. Lively Lee wins Raheny Read

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Cullen winning the Jingle Bells 5k in December
07 Dec 2014

Cullen’s comeback has the right Jingle as Travers breaks record

Mary Cullen put 10 months of injury behind her to take a classy win at the Donore Harriers Jingle Bells 5km road race in 15:38 in the Phoenix Park yesterday. Cullen came out trumps in a quality field and finished ten seconds ahead of Ciara Mageean who also ran a

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