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National 5km Phoenix Park May 2022

Ah Sure it’s only a 5k and we cover double that distance at training sessions says Val AKA Shorty but then put that horrible word RACE into the equation and everything goes out the...

Road Relays 2022

The national road relays took place last Sunday afternoon around the streets of Raheny. This is always one of the most enjoyable days in the championship racing calendar with a great buzz for athletes...

Wexford Half Marathon 2022

After entering the Wexford Half Marathon way back in a pre-Covid world, I was surprised to find out last September that I still had an entry. Having been postponed several times from its initial...

Boston Marathon 2022 Paul Hamilton

So let me get this straight, when you have a disappointing marathon you want to run another one and when you have a great marathon you want to run another one. Seems like a...

48 Hour Track Challenge

OK so I'm sitting here thinking how the hell am I going to make this interesting,  this event was the first of its kind in Ireland so I signed up after being talked into...

Belmont and Little Sugar Loaf IMRA

Wednesday saw a number of Sportsworld runners do the midweek IMRA (Irish Mountain Running Association) race. This week it was the Belmont and Little Sugar Loaf, 8.6Km long with a climb of 360m. After months...

National 10km Phoenix Park April 9th 2022

The great Ireland run took place the 9th April at 9:00 am in the beautiful Phoenix Park (if my grandmother was alive she would have bet on that number). As a matter of fact,...

Glendalough Quest 2022

  by Will Martin-Smith This is not a running race report so if you are easily offended, please avert your eyes. My brother-in-law, Conor signed me up for Quest Glendalough as a Christmas ‘present.’ Quest is a...

Berlin Half Marathon April 3 2022

 Another race, another race report – this time it’s the turn of the 2022 Generali Berlin Half Marathon. I love Berlin and have long been fascinated by its character, history, architecture, people and diversity. When...

Leinster Indoor Senior Championships 2022

The Leinster Indoor Senior Championships took place in Athlone Institute of Technology on March 25th. This was a welcome return for the championships, which were not possible in 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions, since...