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Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
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# Disappointment

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated Aug 1st 2021, 9:50 AM 51,739 Views 38 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement
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# Abuse

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement

Jul 14th 2021, 12:01 PM 265,170 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old had announced that he was withdrawing from the Tokyo Games over the weekend.

Cork native Cooke secures Olympic qualifying standard for marathon in Tokyo
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# Aoife Cooke

Cork native Cooke secures Olympic qualifying standard for marathon in Tokyo

Apr 25th 2021, 2:22 PM 4,814 Views 3 Comments

Aoife Cooke’s personal best of 2.28.30 came at the Cheshire Elite Marathon.

Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban
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# Athletics

Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:20 PM 38,563 Views 24 Comments

The Kenyan runner has been suspended for violating anti-doping rules.

Eight-year-old Galway boy cycling marathon to raise money for health workers
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Eight-year-old Galway boy cycling marathon to raise money for health workers

Apr 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 19,823 Views 7 Comments

He has raised more than €7,000 so far.

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home
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# Raising Money

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:00 AM 21,347 Views 22 Comments

Ian Lawton ran the distance to raise money for Ireland’s special care baby units.

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
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# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,528 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

London Marathon postponed until October, three weeks before Dublin
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

London Marathon postponed until October, three weeks before Dublin

Mar 13th 2020, 5:29 PM 3,574 Views 3 Comments

The calendar landmark will be held back for six months.

'World Athletics have let us down. I feel they were weak, and it makes me sad'
# Sport's Tainted Sole
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# Sport's Tainted Sole

'World Athletics have let us down. I feel they were weak, and it makes me sad'

Feb 4th 2020, 7:38 PM 24,061 Views 12 Comments

Irish Olympian Fionnuala McCormack vents her frustration as the governing body allow Nike’s controversial Vaporflys to be used in Tokyo.

Dublin Marathon to allow 2,500 extra entrants for 25,000-strong field
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# Packed Field

Dublin Marathon to allow 2,500 extra entrants for 25,000-strong field

Jan 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 16,660 Views 12 Comments

Successful applicants for the Marathon’s new lottery system will be informed today.

Paul Pollock runs second-fastest marathon time in Irish history
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# Tokyo Ticket

Paul Pollock runs second-fastest marathon time in Irish history

Dec 1st 2019, 3:52 PM 8,114 Views 2 Comments

2:10:25 in Valencia comfortably meets Olympic qualification time.

Dublin Marathon says new lottery system 'gives everyone a fair chance'
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# Criticism

Dublin Marathon says new lottery system 'gives everyone a fair chance'

Oct 30th 2019, 6:29 PM 18,187 Views 40 Comments

Criticism of the new system claimed that seasoned runners could miss out on participating next year.

Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net'
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# Record Time

Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net'

Oct 28th 2019, 2:08 PM 161,151 Views 50 Comments

Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri broke the course record with a time of 2:08:06 yesterday.

Moroccan Othmane El Goumri wins this year's Dublin City Marathon
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# Dublin Marathon

Moroccan Othmane El Goumri wins this year's Dublin City Marathon

Oct 27th 2019, 11:31 AM 40,906 Views 24 Comments

This year marked the 40th edition of the annual race.

Major diversions in place as over 22,000 people set to take part in Dublin Marathon
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# Dublin Marathon

Major diversions in place as over 22,000 people set to take part in Dublin Marathon

Oct 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 31,446 Views 30 Comments

Some public transport services will also be affected.

Kenya's Kosgei shatters Radcliffe world record in Chicago Marathon
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# Record Breaker

Kenya's Kosgei shatters Radcliffe world record in Chicago Marathon

Oct 13th 2019, 6:03 PM 8,676 Views 10 Comments

Mo Farah finished 8th in the men’s race.

Seaward clocks Ireland's fastest marathon time since 2002, another record for 42-year-old Mayo-born Diver
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# Irish Eye

Seaward clocks Ireland's fastest marathon time since 2002, another record for 42-year-old Mayo-born Diver

Sep 30th 2019, 1:51 PM 7,273 Views 1 Comment

From Berlin to Doha, Belfast man Kevin Seaward and Australia’s adopted star Sinéad Diver impressed over distance this weekend.

Chinese marathon official banned for directing race leader wrong way
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# Shambles

Chinese marathon official banned for directing race leader wrong way

May 13th 2019, 5:51 PM 8,446 Views 4 Comments

The mishap occurred just 300 metres from the finish.

The truth about barefoot running - the key to avoiding injury or a runner's fad?
# Born To Run
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# Born To Run

The truth about barefoot running - the key to avoiding injury or a runner's fad?

May 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 39,321 Views 31 Comments

Whether you’re a casual jogger or into long distance, paying attention to footwear and form could help reduce the risk of injuries.

Runners in Belfast City Marathon run extra 0.3 miles after course mix-up
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# Keep On Running

Runners in Belfast City Marathon run extra 0.3 miles after course mix-up

May 5th 2019, 5:51 PM 31,899 Views 43 Comments

Organisers of the race have apologised to participants.

Fionnuala McCormack finishes 11th with PB in Boston six months after giving birth
# Marathon Master
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# Marathon Master

Fionnuala McCormack finishes 11th with PB in Boston six months after giving birth

Apr 15th 2019, 5:49 PM 4,838 Views 4 Comments

It was the 34-year-old’s first marathon since Rio 2016, and she just missed out on Tokyo 2020 qualification.

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'
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# Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Feb 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 90,435 Views 18 Comments

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Diver breaks another world record in Japan
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# Running Riot

Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Diver breaks another world record in Japan

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:32 PM 7,368 Views 4 Comments

Sinead Diver is absolutely flying it.

Chinese marathon to use facial recognition after 258 runners caught cheating
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# Shenzhen

Chinese marathon to use facial recognition after 258 runners caught cheating

Nov 30th 2018, 7:58 AM 20,303 Views 25 Comments

Anything to save the legs doing those extra miles…

Police traffic cameras catch runners cheating in half marathon
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# Shortcuts

Police traffic cameras catch runners cheating in half marathon

Nov 29th 2018, 6:41 PM 11,461 Views 1 Comment

Anything to save the legs doing those extra miles…

On The Box! TG4 to show eight hours of live GAA action on Sunday
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# Marathon Coverage

On The Box! TG4 to show eight hours of live GAA action on Sunday

Nov 13th 2018, 5:47 PM 14,269 Views 7 Comments

You can watch five matches between club clashes and the Super 11s action from Boston.

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts
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# Beat The Heat

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:33 PM 3,560 Views 1 Comment

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon

Oct 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 18,327 Views 7 Comments

There were also impressive finishes from Ireland’s Lizzie Lee and Mick Clohisey on Sunday.

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon
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# Diversions

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon

Oct 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 22,450 Views 19 Comments

Some public transport services will also be affected.

'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''
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# Comeback

'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''

Oct 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 26,993 Views 7 Comments

Roscommon-man Colin Farrell was diagnosed with cancer when he was 22. Tomorrow he will attempt to run his first ever marathon in Dublin.

'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon
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# Tie Your Laces

'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon

Oct 24th 2018, 8:00 PM 17,482 Views 26 Comments

Race director Jim Aughney joins us to talk through the best prep, what to expect on the day and the best recovery techniques once the race is over.

‘You can train for the physical side but you never expect the emotional connection’
# 32 MARATHON CHALLENGE
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# 32 MARATHON CHALLENGE

‘You can train for the physical side but you never expect the emotional connection’

Sep 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 3,896 Views 1 Comment

Irish ultra-runner Alex O’Shea talks running 32 marathons in 16 days and the impact of Irish Guide Dogs.

Top 20 finishes for two Irish athletes in European Championship marathon
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# Results

Top 20 finishes for two Irish athletes in European Championship marathon

Aug 12th 2018, 12:06 PM 9,976 Views 16 Comments

The Irish men took sixth place overall, while Lizzie Lee led the charge for the women’s team.

26 penalties later: Man United overcome Milan after marathon shoot-out in California
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26 penalties later: Man United overcome Milan after marathon shoot-out in California

Jul 26th 2018, 8:32 AM 12,377 Views 11 Comments

Franck Kessie chipped a spot-kick over the crossbar to finally hand Manchester United victory in California on Wednesday.

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention
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After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:15 AM 32,950 Views 14 Comments

“Counselling was the most important intervention in my life and that’s not to be dramatic, that’s just being honest.”

Over 20 years after a bad car accident, debt brought Gary O'Hanlon to the Dublin marathon podium
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# Uphill Climb

Over 20 years after a bad car accident, debt brought Gary O'Hanlon to the Dublin marathon podium

Jul 14th 2018, 10:00 AM 17,741 Views 2 Comments

As a teenager, Gary O’Hanlon had a huge career ahead of him. Then an accident stripped him of the natural talent he had.

Nadal takes just under five hours to clinch Wimbledon semi-final spot as Raonic bows out
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# Marathon

Nadal takes just under five hours to clinch Wimbledon semi-final spot as Raonic bows out

Jul 11th 2018, 9:33 PM 5,160 Views 3 Comments

Rafael Nadal played out a five-set epic Juan Martin del Potro on centre court.

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon From TheJournal.ie

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon

Jun 3rd 2018, 5:27 PM 20,043 Views 28 Comments

The race was won by Lizzie Lee from Leevale Athletics Club in Cork.

5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend
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# Follow Fitness

5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend

May 31st 2018, 11:03 AM 4,139 Views 1 Comment

Relax and enjoy it.

'It's an amazing outlet, the release it gives you. Throw on your runners, it's so easy'
# Running For Life
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# Running For Life

'It's an amazing outlet, the release it gives you. Throw on your runners, it's so easy'

May 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 5,978 Views 2 Comments

First marathon to Olympic marathon in a year, triathlons and rowing – Caitriona Jennings shares her story.

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