A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Health and Wellbeing
Corkman Kevin Betts is returning from Liverpool next week to take part in the Cork City Marathon.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
With the Cork City Marathon coming up on June 2, many are lacing up their Asics, strapping on their armbands and getting that crucial training in, writes
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Thinking of taking up running for the new year?
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
“Form is temporary, class is permanent,” says Jack O’Leary. “When you’re in the shits of it, that’s the only thing keeping you going – you know there’s light at the end of a very long, very dark tunnel.”
Sat, 08 Dec, 2018
Collette O’Hagan could claim to be a real-life wonder woman. On the eve of her 600th marathon, the 69-year-old tellshow much she enjoys her long-distance running.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2018
Lizzie Lee beamed as she crossed the line in 2:35:05 to capture the national title at the 39th SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon yesterday.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018
Cork woman, Phil Healy, has broken the Irish women's record in the 100 metres at a graded meeting in Santry, Dublin to become Ireland's fastest woman ... ever.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
First-time relay teams need to educate themselves on the mental challenges that lie ahead, says personal trainer.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
Have you been toying with the idea of running a marathon? Has it been on your bucket list for a few years now?
Thu, 31 May, 2018
Joanne Nicolson will be taking part in the Irish Examiner Cork City Half Marathon in two weeks, and she says she goes as she’ll be happy to see the finish line in her own time.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
With two weeks to go before the Cork City Marathon, personal trainersays it’s time to find your running rhythm.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Rio Olympian Lizzie Lee insists age is no impediment to running fast marathons and says becoming a mother has actually helped her, physically and mentally, to get even quicker this year.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
A champion greyhound, which failed three drugs tests last year, is in the running for the industry’s top dog award.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
Galway's Gary Thornton has won the 2018 World Marathon Challenge.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Sebastian Coe once said that, theatrically, the mile is the perfect distance: “Blink and you miss a sprint, the 10,000 metres is lap after lap of waiting, but the mile is just the right length — beginning, middle, end; a story unfolding.”
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Race organisers are working with the local authorities and the Gardaí to ensure minimum disruption to residents and businesses along the route for the duration of the event.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
For so many years it shone like a beacon above its rivals but then, in a flicker, it was gone.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Many are running the race for charity.
Sun, 24 Sep, 2017
Canada’s Crystal Emmanuel shone brightest at the 66th edition of the Cork City Sports last night, the 25-year-old blasting to a national record of 22.50 in a race in which Bandon’s Phil Healy broke new ground with a huge personal best of 23.32.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
Flagged as a great Irish middle-distance hope since winning silver at the World Youth Championships in 2009, Ciara Mageean has been hampered by severe injury. But the Portaferry native made good on her talent last July, with a 1,500m bronze medal at the European Championships in Amsterdam.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Race day is almost here. It's time to lay out your gear, check the route map and put plans in place for travelling to the start line. The following bits and bobs should form part of your checklist and are essential items in any runner's bag.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Chris Mocko has no regrets at the bold move of swapping his desk job for life as a full-time runner, writes
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
It’s getting really close to race day now and nerves will be setting in. For a first time marathoner, the mental effort that goes into anticipating all the different scenarios that can happen can be exhausting.
Fri, 26 May, 2017
Professor George Shorten will be running the Cork City Marathon for a cause close to his heart.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Each weekprofiles one of the runners taking part in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon this June.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
Uncertainty is the enemy of success. Marathons and long distance races are run on the law of variables.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Leevale Athletic Club will officially open its new high-performance facility later this summer, and club chairman Donal Murnane is understandably proud of their new training centre.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Running really is a contrary business, writes.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
Sportswear giant Nike has divided opinion with claims that advanced technology can combine with training and talent to change the face of athletics.reports
Wed, 03 May, 2017
The marathon, which Sinead Kane is running in aid of Cliona’s Foundation, will be her eighth of 2017 and that’s not including the 172km she covered during a 24 hour race on an indoor track in Finland, writes.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
I had a bad day last Sunday. It was in my mind to up my training and run 20 miles. I started out at 10am absolutely determined to have my longest run of the year so far.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Being a long-distance runner can be gruelling and while the rewards are plentiful – medals, glory, improved health, making new friends etc. - training can feel like punishment at times.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
The countdown to the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon is now at seven weeks and most people will be into the full swing of their training regimes.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Each week we profile one of the runners taking part in the ‘Irish Examiner’ Cork City Marathon this June.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
US firefighter Greg MacCurtain will run the Cork City Marathon with his severely ill daughter, writes
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Ciara Mageean gave Ireland an uplifting afternoon at the European Indoor Athletics in Belgrade – but she had to wait.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
Ireland has one realistic medal chance as 567 athletes from 49 countries line up for the 34th European Indoor Championships, which start tomorrow in Belgrade.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Ciara Mageean couldn’t hide her disappointment after a fifth place finish in the women’s 1500m in 4:12.46 on an exciting night of athletics at the Athlone International Grand Prix. Athletics
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Cork City was unusually busy last night as hundreds of runners filled the streets for this year's Run in the Dark.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
Gretchen Reynolds on running a stress-free marathon.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Increase stability and bid farewell to running injuries from runner’s knee to shin splints, if you’re a regular runner then you’ll be no stranger to a niggle.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
The sunshine came out for the first ever Sunday SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon as 19,500 pounded the streets of the capital today,.
Sun, 30 Oct, 2016