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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Record run: Mick Clohisey crossing the line in a new course record
27 Jun 2015

Clohisey on song with record run at Irish Runner 5

Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC took the honours in Saturday’s Irish Runner 5 Mile race in the Phoenix Park – setting a new course record of 23:48. Kevin Maunsell (Clonmel AC) finished second in 24:30, followed closely by Gary Thornton (GCH) in third-24:37. Over 3,500 runners, joggers and walkers

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Clohisey clenches his fist as he seals victory. Image via Kieran Carlin
18 May 2015

Marathon Mick tells his tale of life on the road

Mick Clohisey made his marathon debut in Rotterdam on April 12th in a stellar 2:17:42. In our interview with Mick he tells us how he went off the beaten track for a number of years and travelled around America before meeting his girlfriend and finding the love for running once

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Image courtesy of Tomas Greally
13 Apr 2015

Kenyans look to China for quick cash; Steel too great for Britton – JTG 5-A-Day

Steel denies Britton; Korir retains title at Great Ireland Run Gemma Steel denied Fionnuala Britton the chance to etch her name alongside Sonia O’Sullivan and Catherina McKiernan on the winners scroll of the Great Ireland Run. Read how Steel had to keep pushing to the line to stave off Britton:

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12 Apr 2015

Clohisey leads the way in Rotterdam with Olympic qualifier

Mick Clohisey led an Irish charge at the Rotterdam marathon finishing 18th overall in 2:17:43 on his debut for the classic distance and getting under the Olympic qualifying standard of 2:18:00. Ethiopia’s Abera Kuma was first across the line in 2:06:47 followed by Kenyans Mark Kiptoo in 2:07:21 and Bernard

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Clohisey clenches his fist as he seals victory. Image via Kieran Carlin
02 Mar 2015

Inter Clubs dwindles as Clohisey repeats and McCambridge dominates

Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock) and Maria McCambridge (DSD) dominated the GloHealth Inter Clubs Cross Country Championships in Kilbroney Park, Co. Down yesterday. There was a number of good performances despite the event being poorly attended. Clonliffe Harriers’ Hope Saunders won the junior women’s 4,000m race in style to get the

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01 Mar 2015

Clohisey looks to retain Inter Club crown

Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock) returns from a warm weather training camp in Portugal to defend his GloHealth Inter Club Cross Country Championships in Kilbroney Park, Co. Down today. Clohisey is building up for a marathon debut in Rotterdam in April and will be looking for a good performance over 12,000m.

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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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l-r: eventual winner Mick Clohisey, Gary Thornton, Mark Hanrahan and Sean Hehir. Image: Garry Lee
03 Feb 2015

Irish road running revival in search of perfect 10

There was a mini-revival in distance running on the road over the weekend with three men under 49 minutes four 10 miles and five in total under 50 minutes. The 10 mile distance is seen in some quarters as the classic distance where milers and marathoners meet. At the John

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The starting pens for the 2014 European Cross Country Championships
13 Dec 2014

Treacherous course conditions to challenge Europe’s best in Samokov

There’s no getting around it. This will be one of the toughest championship cross country courses on record. The European Cross Country Championships in the mountain ski resort of Borovets, in the municipality of Samokov, is proving more questionable by the hour. The snow top mountains are thawing out and

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