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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Marathon Man

This year
'The fear of failure was greater than the desire to win. That was my driving force'
Danny McDaid recalls a remarkable life in athletics that took him from rural Donegal to the Olympics in Munich and Montreal.
All time
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.
Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final
Rafael Nadal played the longest match of this year’s US Open as he survived to beat Dominic Thiem in the quarters.
'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'
Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.
'I looked death in the eyes and didn't like what I saw so I came back': Double lung transplant patient running the New York marathon
In September, he was diagnosed IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) a rare and incurable lung condition.
13 great pics from today's Dublin City Marathon - featuring Lego man and Gooch Cooper
Kenyan’s Eliud Too and Esteher Macharia claimed the honours in the men’s and women’s races respectively.
Poll: Would you ever run a marathon?
The 35th annual Dublin City Marathon is under way, but would you do one?
Meet the guy running the entire perimeter of Ireland
Brave guy. The distance is the equivalent of 33 marathons in 40 days.
Here's how long it will take you to marathon your favourite TV shows
Hint: A long time.
Mo marathons needed for Farah as Kipsang sets London record
The world-record holder was never going to be caught in today’s race.
Unlucky jewel thief chased and detained by 'marathon man' gardaí
Four off-duty officers, who just happened to be accomplished marathon-runners, were meeting for coffee across the road as the robbery took place.
123 hours, 2200 kilometres (and 4 hours’ sleep): a gruelling tale from the Race Around Ireland
Meath’s Ciaran O’Reilly finished third in this year’s Race Around Ireland, an ultra-marathon cycling event.
Marathon runner, 101, sad over retirement
“I do not really want to hear the word ‘retire’ because I can still run and jump on a bus. It’s a (sense of) negativity that I have never experienced before.”
The Dublin City Marathon is tomorrow… here’s some inspiration
That’s it. Training for next year’s marathon starts today.
Marathon man: Student plans to run 917 mile lap of Ireland in 35 days
Alan Corcoran is hoping to raise money for the Irish Heart Foundation’s stroke awareness campaign and already has the backing of one famous sportsman.
Guinness won't let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books
Fauja Singh completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon nine days ago, but Guinness World Records aren’t happy.