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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Marathon

All time
# Tribute
London Marathon death sparks charity donations surge
Robert Berry, 42, collapsed at the finish line on Sunday.
# then and now
Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings
A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.
# home thoughts from abroad
Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record
The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.
# Court
Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.
Column: Why I ran the New York City marathon
For marathoners, New York City is one of the most spectacular routes in the world. The finishing line is a sight that never ceases to amaze or bring a torrent of emotion to the surface, writes Jackie Cahill.
# is it safe
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.
# Still got it
Pamela Anderson completed the New York Marathon with hardly any training
The 46-year-old said she doesn’t normally run, but finished the distance in five hours 41 minutes.
# run everyone run
13 touching, inspirational and funny images from the NYC Marathon
Including an 80-year-old man and Baxter the dog.
# Out of this World
Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him
Can you imagine running a marathon with a cardboard box around your head? No. Neither can we.
# Marathon
Man collapses and remains in serious condition in hospital after Dublin marathon
The man in his late twenties collapsed as he crossed the finish line and was treated before being rushed to hospital.
# snapshots
The agony and ecstasy: Some of our favourite images from the 2013 Dublin City Marathon
A record number of participants took part in today’s race.
# Winning
Irish winners of both the men's and women's Dublin City Marathon
Sean Hehir became the first Irishman to win for 20 years while Maria McCambridge justified her favourite tag in the women’s race.
# open thread
Marathon music: help us to compile the ultimate 26.2-mile running playlist
What are the perfect songs to get you through the marathon?
# Chug Chug Chug
This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record
Though we’re not sure this is in many marathon training guides.
# Marathon
Tens of thousands take to the streets for marathons in Cork and Dublin
In Cork, the City Marathon has already kicked off from Patrick Street this morning.
# unlimited juice
12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development
Look, we all know that the snacks are half the experience.
# Boston Marathon
Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.
Here's how Marathon runners look seconds after they cross the finish line
Respect these athletes.
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?
# Boston bombings
Extra security in place as London Marathon begins
A 30-second moment of silence to honour those injured in the Boston Marathon will take place before the start of the event.
Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners
Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.
# Boston
Second suspect in Boston bombings in custody after boat drama
Police operation in the Boston suburb of Watertown leads to the capture of second suspect in the marathon bombings.
# Boston Marathon
Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media
It is also reported that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the scene of the second bombing on Monday.
Boston, from Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak Marathon
Stephen O’Byrnes, a veteran marathon runner who completed the Boston Marathon ten years ago, explains how bombing the finishing straight is a particularly wicked and cruel act.
# Boston Marathon
Pakistani Taliban say they are not responsible for Boston bombing
“We believe in attacking [the] US and its allies but we are not involved in this attack.”
# Boston Marathon
Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert
British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.
# Boston Marathon
Officials say no Irish injured or missing after Boston marathon blasts [Update]
108 Irish citizens were registered to run in Boston, including 50 with Irish addresses – but all are thought to be safe and accounted for.
# Boston Marathon
'We thought it was sparklers going off': Irish runners speak of Boston trauma
Irish participants in the Boston Marathon have spoken of the shock at the events at the finish line on Boylston Street.
# Boston Marathon
Hashtag #BostonHelp offers support to those in need
From a free bed to transport to a shoulder to cry on – the power of social media is put to good use.
# Boston Marathon
President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston
President Michael D Higgins has issued a brief statement offering thoughts to the people of Boston after today’s explosions at the city’s marathon.
# Boston Marathon
Obama: 'We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable'
The US president addressed the nation from the White House this evening.
# Boston Marathon
Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts
Associated Press photographer captured emergency services workers scrambling to aid the dozens harmed in the blasts.
# Boston Marathon
Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions
Videos show the explosion and its immediate aftermath. Warning: Viewers may find some footage distressing.
# Boston Marathon
Pics: Devastation at the finish line of the Boston marathon
The conclusion of the Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions this afternoon which have left dozens injured and caused widespread devastation in the Massachusetts city.
# Worry
Paula Radcliffe admits she may never run competitively again
“I have a little window of hope and I would rather be able to finish my career in a race,” Radcliffe, 39, said earlier today.
# 13
The 13 best places to run a marathon
Including the Last Marathon in Antartica and a Santa-themed race in South Korea.
# Inspirational
Terminal cancer patient runs marathon and wins... while pushing his daughter in a buggy
The inspirational story of Iram Leon, 32, who won the Gusher Marathon with his daughter Kiana in Texas last weekend.
# Turbaned Tornado
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.”
# great garda run
Great Garda Run raises €115k for Crumlin Hospital
All monies raised will be used to support the work carried out at St John’s Ward in Crumlin Hospital.