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27/07/2015 – 9:56 pm |

Last week-end we had soggy Saturday. This week it was floody Sunday when the predicted ‘clearance to showers’ turned out to be more like persistent rain and dull dark clouds. It made for testing conditions …

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Outdoors Masters T&F results

27/07/2015 – 9:56 pm |
Mags, Ann, and Pauline competing in Tullamore

Last week-end we had soggy Saturday. This week it was floody Sunday when the predicted ‘clearance to showers’ turned out to be more like persistent rain and dull dark clouds. It made for testing conditions …

Sarah wins at Castleconnor 5k

27/07/2015 – 7:17 pm |
Sarah Syron finishing first in Castleconnor

It was a busy week-end in Co Sligo with three races taking place. On Friday evening the Coolaney Festival 8k was won by Tommy Casey (Sligo AC) in 28:18. Aisling van Rensburg (Sligo AC) was …

Move2Improve tables after four races

27/07/2015 – 7:10 pm |

These are the Move2 Improve points tables after four races : Kilmovee 10k, Run for Boylo 10k, Irishtown 8k, Balla 10k
pdf   Men M2I 2015 
xls   Men M2I 2015
pdf  Women-M2I-2015
xls Women-M2I-2015

Matt and Norah are Balla 10k winners again

26/07/2015 – 6:56 am |
Norah Newcombe on her way to Balla 10k victory in 38:05

The 23rd Balla 10k took place on Saturday evening in good running conditions. The traditional one lap course always proves a tough test for competitors. The winner was Matt Bidwell (GCH) who has won this …

Special Olympics World Summer Games

21/07/2015 – 11:07 pm |
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The Special Olympics World Summer Games will take place at the famous Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum from July 25th to August 2nd.
More than 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 177 countries will compete in 21 Olympic-type …

Another Summer summary

19/07/2015 – 5:50 pm |
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Saturday 18th, it rained, and then it poured. You’ve seen the swallow tale quotes. In the middle of all that John Byrne finished second in Roscommon Harriers 10 mile on Saturday. His 53:53 finish is …

Preparation on track for 50th running of Hollymount International Road Race

16/07/2015 – 7:07 pm |

With just 4 months to go until the big day, major planning and preparation is making strides to ensure the 2015 Hollymount Road Race is the best ever in its distinguished 50th year history. Sunday …

Looking ahead: 23rd Balla 10k, Masters T&F, Nat Half Marathon

10/07/2015 – 10:58 pm |
Sunshine and shadows at Balla 2008 as the one and only David Huane heads for a 30th place finish in 39:01

Looking ahead to the end of the month you’ll see that there are three key events taking place within the space of eight days. The first is the 23rd Annual Balla 10k on Saturday 25th …

Ballina 10k results

07/07/2015 – 9:41 pm | One Comment

Tuesday 7 July: Ballina AC Annual 10k, (149 finishers, results – www.precisiontiming.net)
Men 1 Eoin Callaghan (Star of the Sea) 33:30, 2 Rich Gorman (Sligo AC) 33:39, 3 John Byrne (Mayo AC) 34:19.
Women 1 Colette Tuohy …

Norah wins Achill Half, weekend updates*

04/07/2015 – 11:51 pm | One Comment
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*Updates now include Achill, Headford, Queensland, Ballina.
Sat 4 July, 10th Achill Half Marathon and 10k (total 1204 finishers, results: www.precisiontiming.net).  The race organisers reported ‘near perfect running conditions’. Runners said it was windy, lots of …