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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Dublin Marathon

Last year
# going the distance
Moroccan Taoufik Allam wins Dublin Marathon
Martin Hoare and Courtney McGuire the first Irishman and woman home.
All time
# Not happening
Dublin Marathon cancelled for the second year running
‘There are still too many unknowns to be confident that we could provide a safe event,’ said race director Jim Aughney.
# Delay
Dublin Marathon decision on hold until mid-July
It’s due to take place on Sunday 24 October.
# eyes on october
Dublin Marathon organisers 'cautiously optimistic' it will go ahead, as 'vaccination is key'
A decision will be announced on Friday, 25 June.
Opinion: Memories of my first Dublin City Marathon on the day the 2020 race was meant to happen
Mick Bourke has run several marathons and pays tribute to runners today as the Dublin City Marathon moves online.
# It's Official
2020 Dublin Marathon cancelled due to coronavirus crisis
All entries will be valid for the 2021 race.
# concession
Dublin Marathon to guarantee 2020 entry for recent entrants after outcry over new lottery system
Those who have participated in any of the last three editions of the race have been reserved a place in next year’s event.
# Criticism
Dublin Marathon says new lottery system 'gives everyone a fair chance'
Criticism of the new system claimed that seasoned runners could miss out on participating next year.
# we go again
2020 Dublin Marathon entry moves to lottery system due to increased demand
Registration takes place from 1 to 30 November 2019.
# record time
Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net'
Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri broke the course record with a time of 2:08:06 yesterday.
# Dublin Marathon
Moroccan Othmane El Goumri wins this year's Dublin City Marathon
This year marked the 40th edition of the annual race.
# Dublin Marathon
Major diversions in place as over 22,000 people set to take part in Dublin Marathon
Some public transport services will also be affected.
# Sutton
Large quantity of Dublin Marathon merchandise for volunteers stolen from van in Dublin
The hats and jackets were stolen in Sutton between 4.30pm Saturday and 6.30pm yesterday.
# Marathon Man
Doha not an option for dad-to-be Clohisey as Dublin takes centre stage
Last year’s national marathon winner will be back on the streets of the capital to defend his title this October.
# Last Chance Saloon
On your marks: Entries for sold-out Dublin Marathon re-open on Monday
Organisers are opening up an additional 2,500 spaces on a first come, first served basis.
# all time high
Dublin Marathon increased to record 22,500 runners
2,500 additional entries have been added, it was announced at the Mansion House today.
# huge demand
All 20,000 entries for next year's Dublin Marathon sell out 10 months in advance
The 40th edition of the race takes place on Sunday 27 October 2019.
# marathon mick
'Dublin had that extra special feeling': Olympian Clohisey savours his win on home soil
Mick Clohisey reflects on breaking a 19-year record en route to becoming the first Irish man home in Sunday’s Dublin Marathon.
PHOTOS: Over 20,000 people hit the capital's streets to take part in Dublin Marathon
Asefa Bekele and Mesera Dubiso were the winners in the men’s and women’s races.
# Dublin Marathon
'I'm a mum of two small girls and work full time. Running is my hobby and I'm on a podium with two Ethiopian girls'
Lizzie Lee claimed the Irish women’s national title in Sunday’s Dublin Marathon.
# Up and Running
Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon
There were also impressive finishes from Ireland’s Lizzie Lee and Mick Clohisey on Sunday.
# Srebrenica
Dublin lawyer runs marathon in remembrance of 1995 Srebrenica massacre
Over 7,000 Bosniaks were murdered by Serb forces in July, 1995 during the Bosnian War.
# Comeback
'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''
Roscommon-man Colin Farrell was diagnosed with cancer when he was 22. Tomorrow he will attempt to run his first ever marathon in Dublin.
# Dublin Marathon
'The city we grew up in, the city we know so well, showcased at its beautiful best'
Ahead of his second Dublin Marathon, Ryan Bailey on a burgeoning lifelong love affair with the event.
# Rail Disruption
New roof at Dublin's Pearse Station and other works to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend
A number of service alterations are in place due to line works around the country this weekend.
# tie your laces
'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon
Race director Jim Aughney joins us to talk through the best prep, what to expect on the day and the best recovery techniques once the race is over.
# Dublin Marathon
The last-minute advice you need for Sunday's Dublin Marathon
David Last has trained clients to achieve their marathon goals for years, and here he outlines his top tips for the days ahead.
# Follow Journeys
'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'
Saturday’s Dublin half marathon raised excitement ahead of next month’s main event, writes Ryan Bailey.
# Follow Journeys
'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
With six weeks to go until the 2018 Dublin Marathon, The42′s Ryan Bailey is preparing to compete in the capital for the second time.
# Punishment
Sport Ireland confirm Dublin Marathon runner's anti-doping violation
Natasha Yaremczuk has received a 14-month ban as a result.
# uphill climb
Over 20 years after a bad car accident, debt brought Gary O'Hanlon to the Dublin marathon podium
As a teenager, Gary O’Hanlon had a huge career ahead of him. Then an accident stripped him of the natural talent he had.
# Running
Thinking of running this year's Dublin Marathon? You're too late...
Race organisers ‘delighted’ to confirm 2018 edition is now full to capacity.
# Dublin City Marathon
O'Hanlon is 2017 National Champion after revised result as Sittuk stripped of title
Athletics Ireland have stated that Sittuk ‘failed to meet the required criteria for eligibility under the residency rule’.
# driving isn't a runner
Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon
The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will be running across the capital from 8.55am tomorrow.
# running for life
Running scared through 26.2 painstaking miles all for one moment of fleeting glory
The42′s Ryan Bailey is one of 20,000 people running the Dublin City Marathon on Sunday, hoping all the training pays off on the most extraordinary sporting day in the capital.
# 2017 dublin marathon
Five days to go! 8 tips to follow ahead of this weekend's Dublin City Marathon
All the hard work is done, but the nerves are starting to kick in. That’s all normal, writes personal trainer David Last.
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.
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.
# recovery mode
3 ways to recover after running a marathon
The next few days are just as important as the build-up to the race.
# not a sprint
Ethiopia's Tulu takes Dublin Marathon glory with Namibia's Johannes claiming dramatic ladies race
Ireland’s Patrick Monahan took the honours in the men’s wheelchair race.