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Race Report

Race reports contributed to and written by club members

Bob Heffernan & Mary Hanley 5km 2023

The Bob Heffernan & Mary Hanley 5k took place on Tuesday 16th May in Johnstown Bridge near Enfield County Meath. Renowned for being fast and flat, it drew a huge crowd of around 750....

VHI Mini Marathon 2023

The VHI women’s mini marathon kicked off on Sunday the 4th of June, on of the biggest annual charity events. As expected the anticipation and excitement as everyone gathered created a lovely buzz. Over...

Docklands 5k – June 15th 2023

Race reporter Will Martin Smith; photo reportage by Belen Corocco, Peter Knaggs & Eoin O'Brien  Ah, the Docklands 5k. A fixture on my calendar and, it seems, on that of the sun. Over 1500 racers...

Micheal Manning Memorial Dunshaughlin 10k 2023

The popular Micheal Manning Memorial Dunshaughlin 10k 2023 took place last Saturday at 7.30 PM with a large club crowd participating. This is one of the most popular races on the calendar and one...

Corkagh Park 5 Mile, 18th June 2023

Well last week’s Sportsworld email headline has well and truly backfired on me. After calling out for race reports, somehow, I now find myself writing one. And all because I committed that most mortal...

Waterford 1/4 Marathon

The Waterford Viking Marathon takes place annually in the Crystal County. The route is known to be a challenging course with a couple of climbs but is always really well supported by the running...

St Coca’s 5km 2023

The extremely popular St Coca’s 5km road race took place last Friday night 30th June in Kilcock, Co Kildare.  This race always proves a big hit with a fast course that has an overall...

Irish Runner 10 mile

Currently experiencing a purple patch having posted pb’s over different distances in recent months and with the intention of focusing on the shorter stuff this summer I had no expectations for the Irish Runner...

Streets of Galway 2023

Report by Gareth Murran (former club email writer) The 2023 Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8km, organised by local club Galway City Harriers, took place this year on Sat 12th August at 7pm. Since its...

Frank Duffy 10 Miles August 19th 2023

  report by Fiona Leheny The 2023 Irish Life Frank Duffy 10 miler took place last Saturday 19th August. I decided to sign up mainly because I have never raced 10 miles before and I need...