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These 20 Irish athletes will get the highest level of Sports Council funding

Twenty of Ireland’s Rio hopefuls have been granted “podium” level funding to help their medal challenge at the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games.


Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge 2015

Grant Thornton and Athletics Ireland have announced that not only will the Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge be back by popular demand in the Dublin Docklands for the fourth year in a row, but it is also expanding to two new locations in Fingal and Cork City.


Ultra runner breaks 50K treadmill record after second attempt in 30 Hours

Michael Wardian makes two attempts at 50K treadmill record.

Race Fixtures

Race Fixtures 2016

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Running Articles


Motivation doesn’t happen on its own. Just like you schedule your runs, you also have to plan to get (and keep) yourself motivated to run.


Male guides now allowed for visually impaired athletes after Women’s Mini Marathon u-turn

The organisers of the Women’s Mini Marathon have done a u-turn and will now allow a visually impaired and wheelchair athletes to compete with male guides.


Fantastic running by Mark English !

He won the silver medal in the 800m final in the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Prague, coming in behind winner Marcin Lewandowski from Poland.


‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Hunger Games’ Star to Run New York City Marathon

Natalie Dormer will run the five boroughs to raise money for the Team for Kids charity.