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National Master’s Track & Field, Morton Stadium, Santry 6th September 2020  By Anthony Gillen, Garrett Banahan, Liam Lenehan & Brian Conway  Anthony Gillen’s 1500m I was lined up in the second heat with 5 runners from my age group and another 9 runners from the O40 category.  My overall plan for the...

Charleville Half Marathon

These last few weeks have seen somewhat of a return to racing albeit in a very different manner than what we are all used to. Mass participation events are still a long way from once again becoming the norm simply because they are impossible to operate within the existing...
The Graded Meet Series concluded with an exciting finale at Tallaght stadium on a sweltering Wednesday evening, the 12th August. Entries for ‘real’ non virtual events these days are at a premium so we were up very early at 6am booking this online a few days before as we...
OMG… Just call me Karol  Full of the joys of last week’s IMRA Scalp race, I signed up for my next Wednesday evening escapade, at IMRA Prince William’s Seat - 364m of climb, over 8.39k, according to the blurb.  This is not far from Johnnie Foxes, Glencullen.  Also, ready to...

IMRA Scalp Race

It was great to be back running competitively under these challenging times and a huge thanks to IMRA and everyone involved with hosting the Scalp run last Wednesday. It was a fine sunny summer's evening and what I found helpful afterwards is not knowing what the course was going...
This was the 2nd meeting in the graded series.  And on  a warm balmy Wednesday evening a small but quality contingent from Sportsworld were flying the flag and showing off their spikes.    There was Peter, Emma, Timothy and myself making up the quartet and supported by Emily whose words...

Moyne Summer Games

Last Saturday the Moyne AC summer games took place on the club’s 4 lane track which is just a 15mins drive from our family home in Two-Mile-Borris where I have been working for the past 4 months. It’s great to see the return of competitions and, similar to the Dublin...
It was a historic night at Morton Stadium, Santry on Wednesday evening for the first track and field event since the COVID lockdown. The meet consisted of no more than 200 (including officials) in line with AAI and government guidelines. With all the cancellations of events over the months,...
By AnnMarie Clyne A sunny morning last Sunday saw over 7 running clubs represented at Sportsworld HQ for the inaugural prize-giving of the meet and train women only league.  We had been asked to host the event before we knew we were ultimate...

Bohermeen Half Marathon

By Grainne Lynch Some pictures by Peter Mooney Second time lucky I thought when I signed up for the Bohermeen Spring Half Marathon. I had to skip it last year due to injury. My training this year was going great until...