Dublin: 8 °C Monday 30 January, 2023

# runner

All time
'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly
Leitrim native Joanna Duignan passed away over the weekend.
# Marathon woman
First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later
Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago.
# Rescue
Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon
The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.
# wrongly accused
Woman who was wrongly accused of not paying for petrol awarded over €7k
The incident happened at a Texaco Petrol Station in 2013.
# tributes
British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta
His wife, who was also running the race, said her husband’s last words were “next year, eh”.
# Guardian Ángel
Hero saves woman's life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race)
The woman’s heart stopped beating during the annual run.
# English patient
Marquee Mark English stands out from the bunch
Mark English has already proven himself at two major championships, now he’s planning World and Olympic success.
# fyi
5 annoying things you do as a runner but (probably) don’t know it
Your running commitments can often get up people’s noses…when your dedication to it oversteps the mark.
# noooooo
Runner suffers utterly mortifying fate on live TV report
*digs hole in ground, jumps in*
# just keep going
The 9 stages of going for a run for the first time
It’s not an easy task.
# Doping
Police raid Asafa Powell's hotel room after positive drugs test
Italian authorities have seized a number of substances believed to be owned by the Jamaican sprinter.
# Cross Country
Golden girl Britton gets some Brussels silver for Christmas
The Wicklow native followed up her European win with a second placed finish in Belgium.
# gold standard
Fionnuala Britton to test her form at IAAF cross country international in Spain
The European champion leads a strong Irish challenge at the Sunday meet in Burgos.
# team ireland
Sonia O'Sullivan: It has been a very, very successful Olympics for Team Ireland
The Cork woman says all 66 of the Irish Olympians in London are now part of her family.
# staggering
Joanne Cuddihy: I came to the Olympics with a plan and I exceeded it
The 400m runner put in a strong final sprint but just missed out on the final. Rob Heffernan also did well in the 20km Walk.
# a-maze-ing
PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt
It’s a far cry from Usain Bolt-shaped mazes we were reared…
# Ouch
VIDEO: Take a nine-second break to watch this steeplechase runner take a dunk
To her credit, she got up and carried on.
# Samaritans
Over €300k raised for charity after death of London Marathon runner
Claire Squires collapsed and died as she approached the final mile of the race on Sunday. More than 20,000 people have now donated to the Samaritans, her chosen charity, on her fundraising website.