Morton provided it’s usual atmosphere as Irish athletes toed the line against some of the world’s elite runners. Highlights of the meet from an Irish perspective were Brian Gregan’s return to form, Karl Griffin’s smash and grab win in the 800m. Ciara Mageean’s 60 second last lap to win the
What: Morton Games, International Track and Field Where: Morton Stadium Santry, Dublin When: Friday July 24th – International programme from 7 p.m. (pre programme from 5.30 p.m.) Last Year’s Morton Games started off with a bang as Thomas Barr beat the reigning World Champion Jehue Gordon. Barr announced himself to
TUE Tuesdays Genzebe Dibaba smashed one of the most controversial records on the books in Monaco last week. When listening to the commentary and to analysis afterwards, you will have heard all about the Chinese of the 90’s and of Stuttgart 1993. So for all the young kids out there,
What: Morton Games, International Track and Field Where:Morton Stadium Santry, Dublin When: Friday July 24th – International programme from 7 p.m. (pre programme from 5.30 p.m.) The Morton Games takes place this Friday night. An event named after the great Billy Morton, an entrepreneur and promoter the likes we have never seen.
We’re on the eve of Christmas but there’s still plenty of good running stories to read when you get a chance to put the feet up or just want further distract yourself from sorting the presents. 1. Ndiku wants record and Mo in 2015 Calib Ndiku was one of the
It was a hectic week on the athletics front in Ireland with the Cork City Sports, Morton Games and the Letterkenny Sub 4 Mile Challenge. Highlights in the Sports were the mile, 3,000m and women’s 800m and of course Thomas Barr in the 400 Hurdles. He wasn’t able to
The Morton Games produced a pulsating night of athletics with Thomas Barr beating world champion Jehue Gordon in the 400m hurdles in a stadium record of 48.94 to get the crowd on their feet. It was a night of stadium records at the Morton Games with Mark English winning the
2013 is nearly over and there has been plenty of highs and lows over the past 12 months. The most significant thing to happen from an Irish point of view was the opening of the state of the art indoor track in Athlone in January with the the year culminating