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#Marathon

# marathon - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'

Mick Clohisey finished in 22nd place in today’s men’s marathon in London, with Clare runner Sean Hehir finishing in 63rd place.

# marathon - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer' Uv Rays

'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer'

Orla Fallon was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma at the start of her Leaving Cert year.

# marathon - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie American wins 11th Cork City Marathon Chris Macko

American wins 11th Cork City Marathon

Twenty four different countries and 47 nationalities were represented.

# marathon - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

A Boston Marathon spectator held a sign with the Super Bowl score before the Patriots' big comeback to motivate runners

# marathon - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem' Louise McSharry

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'

2FM radio presenter Louise McSharry told us why she decided to become an ambassador for the Dublin Rock n’Roll Marathon.

# marathon - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair GIVING BACK

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.

# marathon - Sunday 1 January, 2017

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose' Problems This post contains videos

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose'

In an extract from his book Running Man, ultramarathon runner Charlie Engle looks back on his excess-fuelled younger days.

# marathon - Saturday 31 December, 2016

# marathon - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 26.2 miles later: 'You started something, played the long game and you finished it. Job done.' Dublin City Marathon

26.2 miles later: 'You started something, played the long game and you finished it. Job done.'

“And after 4 hours, 14 minutes, and 18 seconds, I’m a finisher” – Sarah Geraghty reflects on the relief, disbelief and quiet pride of taking on the Dublin City Marathon.

# marathon - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This has to be the best sign spotted at the Dublin marathon Dublinmarathon

# marathon - Sunday 30 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower Sacre Bleu

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower

Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?

# marathon - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Paramedics, full-body cramps and regrets: Don't make a mess of your first marathon like I did

Common pitfalls of novice runners are well known but still catch many out every year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've been imagining my dad at the finish line, ready to swaddle me in a tricolour' Dublin City Marathon

'I've been imagining my dad at the finish line, ready to swaddle me in a tricolour'

Before telling everyone, you need to be very honest with yourself about why you’re doing a marathon, writes Sarah Geraghty ahead of Sunday’s 26.2 mile run across Dublin city.

# marathon - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Dundalk face further fixture headache after letting two-goal lead slip in FAI Cup semi

The extra game is the last thing Stephen Kenny would have wanted with his side now still competing on three fronts.

# marathon - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments

Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon

A PB run from the Wicklow woman.

Olympic Breakfast: Harrington chasing a medal and Conlan steps on the canvas

This isn’t no ordinary Sunday of sport.

# marathon - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A stray dog followed a runner for half a desert marathon, and now she's getting adopted Gobi

# marathon - Monday 1 August, 2016

At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics

The Leitrim native chats to The42 about being a late bloomer when it comes to running.

# marathon - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Breege Connolly

Leitrim runner set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 38.

# marathon - Friday 29 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Mick Clohisey

Our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team continues with the Dublin-born marathon runner.

# marathon - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee

Bishopstown’s Lizzie Lee is set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 36.

# marathon - Friday 3 June, 2016

Marathon running: how to scale 'the wall' and reach that finish line

Every marathon runner faces the wall at some stage, but it’s how they deal with it that matters.

# marathon - Sunday 24 April, 2016

London calling - Kenyan athlete records second-fastest marathon time in history

Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s event in a startling 2.03.05.

# marathon - Friday 22 April, 2016

When is a marathon not a marathon? When it's 380m short

24,000 runners who think they’ve run a marathon in Manchester are in for a bit of a shock.

# marathon - Monday 18 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Boston bombing survivor completes marathon with prosthetic blade Running Strong

Pics: Boston bombing survivor completes marathon with prosthetic blade

Patrick Downes completed the course in five hours, 56 minutes and 46 seconds.

# marathon - Monday 29 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta Tributes

British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta

His wife, who was also running the race, said her husband’s last words were “next year, eh”.

# marathon - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Missing Italian marathoner found on New York subway in his running clothes Gianclaudio Marengo

Missing Italian marathoner found on New York subway in his running clothes

He slept on the streets for a number of nights.

# marathon - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead

It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.

# marathon - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hero saves woman’s life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race) Guardian Ángel

Hero saves woman’s life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race)

The woman’s heart stopped beating during the annual run.

Man joins Kenyan marathon for the final km, finishes second, is arrested Second Wind This post contains videos

Man joins Kenyan marathon for the final km, finishes second, is arrested

In hindsight, this wasn’t a good idea.

# marathon - Monday 26 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There will be a lot of roads closed for the Dublin marathon today Let's Do This

There will be a lot of roads closed for the Dublin marathon today

Some 15,000 runners are taking part.

# marathon - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This couple got married while running a marathon Running Man And Wife

This couple got married while running a marathon

He got his big wedding, she got her quick ceremony.

# marathon - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Is it possible to run your first marathon with a month’s preparation? I’m going to find out

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon takes place on 26 October – time to start training.

# marathon - Monday 21 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tributes flood in for young man who died at Dublin half-marathon RIP

Tributes flood in for young man who died at Dublin half-marathon

John McHugh (23) collapsed at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Saturday.

# marathon - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Eritrean teenager takes World Championship gold in Marathon

The 2:12.27 finish earned Eritrea just their second ever medal on the world stage.

# marathon - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four Irish brothers are running the New York marathon – 35 years after their first go Mighty Quinns

Four Irish brothers are running the New York marathon – 35 years after their first go

Tyrone natives the Quinn brothers are recreating their 1980 marathon attempt to raise funds for MS Ireland.

# marathon - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman (26) ran London marathon with 'period blood running down her legs' Go With The Flow

Woman (26) ran London marathon with 'period blood running down her legs'

Kiran Gandhi helped raise €5,500 for a breast cancer charity.

# marathon - Monday 29 June, 2015

World Records, Olympians and 2000 runners hit the streets for Waterford's Viking Marathon

Pauline Curley showed her class by taking gold in the women’s full distance race.

# marathon - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boston bomber says sorry for the first time before being formally sentenced to death Condemned

Boston bomber says sorry for the first time before being formally sentenced to death

21 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will receive his formal death sentence later today.

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