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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Marathon

All time
# Running Man and Wife
This couple got married while running a marathon
He got his big wedding, she got her quick ceremony.
# sure it'll be grand
Is it possible to run your first marathon with a month's preparation? I'm going to find out
The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon takes place on 26 October – time to start training.
Tributes flood in for young man who died at Dublin half-marathon
John McHugh (23) collapsed at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Saturday.
# Ghebreslassie
Eritrean teenager takes World Championship gold in Marathon
The 2:12.27 finish earned Eritrea just their second ever medal on the world stage.
# Mighty Quinns
Four Irish brothers are running the New York marathon - 35 years after their first go
Tyrone natives the Quinn brothers are recreating their 1980 marathon attempt to raise funds for MS Ireland.
# go with the flow
Woman (26) ran London marathon with 'period blood running down her legs'
Kiran Gandhi helped raise €5,500 for a breast cancer charity.
# deise dash
World Records, Olympians and 2000 runners hit the streets for Waterford's Viking Marathon
Pauline Curley showed her class by taking gold in the women’s full distance race.
# condemned
Boston bomber says sorry for the first time before being formally sentenced to death
21 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will receive his formal death sentence later today.
# Silver Linings
Pics: Plenty of rain but even more smiles as 37,000 run Women's Mini Marathon
The race was won by Olympian Maria McCamridge.
# run wild
This 92-year-old cancer survivor just became the oldest woman to finish a marathon
Yaaaasss queen!
# run wild
A 92-year-old cancer survivor just became the oldest woman to finish a marathon
Yaaaasss queen!
# Cork Marathon
'You've no need to worry about the big C ... cancer isn't painful'
Shannen’s diagnosis came as a huge shock.
# helpful steps
VIDEO: This Corkman was paralysed from the chest down... but is going to walk a marathon
Nathan Kirwan is raising funds to keep the device in Ireland.
# Inspirational
This woman is running 12 marathons to fight a cancer you've probably never heard of
About 400 people in Ireland are diagnosed with it every year.
# fyi
5 annoying things you do as a runner but (probably) don’t know it
Your running commitments can often get up people’s noses…when your dedication to it oversteps the mark.
# Pace Setters
Running Police ensure Tokyo Marathon goes off peacefully amid security fears
Over 60 officers ran 10km each armed with anti-terrorist equipment.
# training regime
There isn't a day when I don't run - Maria McCambridge doesn't do days off
McCambridge prefers recovery sessions to resting entirely.
# big head
This legend is running the Dublin marathon in a Lego suit
He’s in bits.
# Marathon Man
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you ever run a marathon?
The 35th annual Dublin City Marathon is under way, but would you do one?
# Mind Games
10 thoughts you've probably had while out for a run
Or how to go from feeling like Mo Farah to Homer Simpson in five easy miles.
# Ouch
This ain't for the faint-hearted! A runners' guide to preventing the dreaded chafing
If you’re even contemplating a long run, this is an essential read.
# Running
Chaos as India marathon leaders miss turn, take the bus
They had to borrow money for the fare.
# Fitness
Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog
You don’t get this in the Phoenix Park.
# Recovery
With the Dublin City Marathon just weeks away, be sensible with injury recovery
This week Aidan Curran discusses pre-marathon injuries.
# Speedy
Kenya's Dennis Kimetto breaks marathon world record in Berlin
He’s he first man to break the 2hr 03min barrier with a run of 2hr 02min 57sec
# Be prepared
What’s the worst thing that could happen to you during the Dublin Marathon?
It ain’t pretty but Aidan Curran has some advice for preventing, and dealing with, a mid-race toilet break.
# Brazil
Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer
The former teacher of his nephew has been diagnosed with mixed cell lymphoma, a very rare form of cancer, and he’s hoping to help cover the cost of her treatment.
# So Close
Little Scottish boy tries to race marathon runners... and it ends in a faceplant
He ALMOST won.
# 16 weeks
It's not too late to start training for the Dublin Marathon
But you’d want to get your proverbial skates (and literal runners) on very soon.
Orange Is The New Black bingers are already having withdrawals
They’ve made a terrible mistake.
# binge
13 signs you need to step away from your Netflix
Orange is the new crack.
Opinion: Running is one of the best ways to make a city your own
Sean Dunne joined 25,000 people last weekend to participate in the Brooklyn Half-Marathon, and was touched by the camaraderie amongst his fellow runners.
# Slideshow
18 of the best pics from today's Great Limerick Run as Kenyan runner emerges triumphant
It was another successful year, with roughly 12,000 people believed to have taken part in the event.
# Out and about
Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?
Here’s a taster of what your options are between now and Monday.
# go the distance
'Run With Us' around Ireland to get yourself ready for the long weekend
Four provinces in two minutes and five seconds. Beat that.
# blaze of glory
Run a marathon in steel-capped boots, overalls and helmet? Sign me up, says Cork fireman
“When I started too I was totally preoccupied about the weight,” says firefighter Alex O’Shea. “What I realised then is that its the pair of boots with a steel toe cap — that’s the real concern.”
# boston strong
Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon
Meb Keflezighi, who gave the Boston fans their first American men’s champ in more than three decades, wore the names of four victims on his running bib.
# boston strong
One year on, runners head to the starting line of the Boston Marathon
About 36,000 runners have registered for the race — the second-largest field in its history.
# Marathon
10 pictures from inside North Korea as Pyongyang Marathon takes centre stage
Athletes from 27 countries took part.