Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Dublin Marathon organisers forced to increase entry fee:

Sponsorship worries for Dublin Marathon: Lack of sponsorship has forced organisers of this year’s Dublin Marathon to make substantial cutbacks for the 2013 event, including a one-third reduction in prize money and the elimination of an elite athlete fund. The entry...

Kilian Jornet – Creating the All-Terrain human:

Becoming the All-Terrain Human (by Christopher Solomon, for the New York Times): Kilian Jornet Burgada is the most dominating endurance athlete of his generation.  In just eight years, Jornet has won more than 80 races, claimed some 16 titles and...

Irish XC team prepare for World XC Championships:

Britton and Cullen lead strong Ireland team: Fionnuala Britton (Coach: Chris Jones) and Mary Cullen (Coach: Ray Treacy) will lead the Irish team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on the Sunday 24th of March 2013....

Mary Peters Track set to re-open:

Athletics Northern Ireland announce re-opening of MPT: Mary Peters Track will be reopening for public use on Thursday 28th March from 12 noon onwards. Bookings are now being taken for use from 28th March onwards and a temporary membership scheme for...

Larne AC announce significant increase in prize fund for 2013 event:

Loads more on offer for participants in this years AES Larne Half Marathon 2013: Larne Athletic Club, in association with AES Ballylumford will host their popular Half Marathon on Saturday 23rd March 2013 (11am). Last year the 13.1 mile event, which...

Pioneer Group announce Decathlon 10k and Half Marathon details:

Decathlon 10k and Half Marathon information released: The Pioneer Group, organisers of ‘The Decathlon Belfast 10k and Half Marathon’ have confirmed that this years event will take place on Sunday 7th April 2013 and will be held over one of...

Belfast Marathon organisers offer extra incentive to local athletes:

Will the 32nd Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon bring success for you? This year, the organisers of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon are introducing an extra incentive to all locally based or qualified athletes to encourage them to...

Mara Yamauchi decides to call it a day:

GB athlete announces retirement: On Tuesday 22nd January 2013 Mara Yamauchi announced that she has decided to retire from elite competition.  After becoming Britain’s second fastest ever marathon runner, and competing both in the Beijing and London Olympic Games, she...

Commonwealth Games recruitment campaign begins:

The search for up to 15,000 volunteers for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is now open: From today people have the opportunity to become a part of history with Glasgow 2014 needing the biggest peace-time deployment of volunteers for a...

Irish XC star talks about his performance at Euro XC 2012:

Newcastle AC's Eoghan Totten speaks about his European XC experience: The European Cross Country Championships in Budapest put the international standard of running in perspective.  The trip revealed to me that every minimalistic preparation prior to the race contributes to...
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