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Better late than never. After some gentle reminders and a two-week delay to get my story straight here is the race report for the John Treacy Dungarvan 10 Mile. This race is held in honour of one of Ireland’s greatest athletes and more lately...
by AnneMarie Clyne Sunday 16th February 2020 saw a hardy bunch of 28 Sportsworld ladies take to the field for the last of the four cross country races in the meet and train league for 2019/2020 winter season.  This final race of the series...
Ladies Report by Jessica Kennedy Sportsworld athletes drove into Avondale House, silently preparing their defence for a race commandeered by vicious Storm Ciara. It didn’t take long, however, for the news to travel between the runners that there may be an unpleasant surprise awaiting...

Indoor championship races 2020

By Nevan King. There are 3 indoor championship meets coming up: Leinster Senior & Masters (22nd February, Abbotstown)National Senior (29th Feb - 1st March, Abbotstown)National Masters (8th March, Athlone) The meets will have the standard indoor distances: 60m,...
Report by Anne-Maria Scanlon The BHAA, or Business Houses Athletics Association if you want the full mouthful, has been going for over 40 years. It’s a voluntary “workplace athletic organisation whose aim is to facilitate colleagues to run together” (www.bhaa.ie). Basically if you tell...

NIA Live 28th January 2020

by Elaine Kennedy Having spent the last four months dragging myself around mucky, hilly cross country courses in the cold and rain, arriving into a warm and dry indoor arena was an absolute delight. The NIA is a fantastic venue and the NIA Live...
Reports By Karl Shevlin & Deirdre O'Connell, photos by Peter Knaggs. Karl: As the last Sunday of January arrives, so too does the ever popular Raheny 5 Mile Road Race. Many a runner is likely to see this as good opportunity...
report by Laura Kenny (back row, 4th from right in the photo) Sunday the 19th of January marked the 3rd of this seasons Meet and Train cross country runs. The misery of the stormy morning after the Christmas party now a hazy memory we...

Leinster XC 2020 Gowran

Women's Report This week we have reports from the Leinster Masters and Intermediate XC 2020. The reports come from Emma Meade and Tim Murphy. On a lovely clear but cold day, the intermediate women began their usual warm-up of band...
We have two reports to wet your appetite for the XC season ahead. Bruce and Maura give their take on last weekends Dublin Masters. Both had excellent races so read on. Bruce Campbell Peter Knaggs approached me as we...