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100-Year-Old Races 100 Meters at National Senior Games

Frederick Winter became the first centenarian to complete the race in the event’s history.

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Forrest Gump runner completes John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge

Ewan Gordon ran the 1050-mile course over six weeks in memory of 9-year-old Thomas Laurie, who passed away after suffering from Cockayne Syndrome.

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92-year-old cancer survivor becomes oldest woman to complete a marathon

Harriette Thompson finished the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in 7:24:36. 92-year-old cancer survivor Harriette Thompson has become the oldest woman to complete a marathon, after finishing the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in seven hours, 24 minutes and 36 seconds.

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2nd Place for Mark English

European Indoor Silver Medalist Mark English (UCD) continued his early season racing programme taking in a 600m race at the Golden Spike Meeting in Ostrava on the 26th of May.

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Usain Bolt’s Runners World Interview

Read RW’s exclusive interview with the world’s fastest man.

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Is 100 Miles the New Marathon?

Now that 26.2 miles is mainstream, more people—including elite road racers—are considering ultra distances and what it takes to finish them.

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Thousands walked, jogged and ran this morning for ‘Darkness into Light’ here and abroad

100,000 people across Ireland and around the globe took part in the 7th annual ‘Darkness Into Light’  in aid of suicide and self-harm charity Pieta House.

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Thomas Barr has been named April’s Athlete of the Month by European Athletics

The Irish athlete won the award after winning the 400m hurdles event in Florida two weeks ago.

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Are you faster than a Celebrity ?

20 Celebrity Marathon Runners Compare your times to the rich and famous who have also done the 26.2 mile adventure. Here’s our list in no particular order !

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100 Marathon in 100 Days across the States

Daren Wendell, in a quest to raise money for clean drinking water in Africa, ends an ambitious journey in New York.