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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Marathon

All time
# sandy recovery
Common sense: NYC cancels marathon
Mayor Michael Bloomberg rowed back on his initial decision to let the race go ahead, calling it a ‘a source of controversy and division’.
# Sandy
Sandy recovery: New York marathon plans divide city
New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the marathon would go ahead on Sunday despite the clean-up efforts.
# Sandy
On your marks... Mayor says NYC Marathon to go on in wake of Sandy
Organisers say the race can be an inspiration to New Yorkers and benefit businesses that have lost money because of the storm.
# staying power
Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win
The Kenyan was narrowly outside his own record, as was his compatriot Magdalene Mukunzi who won the women’s race.
# Dublin Marathon
Dublin City Marathon gets under way in the capital
Over 14,000 people are competing in the event today with road closures and traffic restrictions in place.
# Inspiration
The Dublin City Marathon is tomorrow… here’s some inspiration
That’s it. Training for next year’s marathon starts today.
# On song
26 songs for 26 miles: Here’s your Dublin City Marathon playlist
Most people listen to music when they run so we’ve helpfully put together a potential playlist for tomorrow’s Dublin City Marathon. You’re welcome.
# On The Road
Stay calm and carry on: The unfit runner’s guide to surviving the Dublin marathon
Eight-time marathon veteran Emmet Ryan has some tales and advice for runners of all levels hitting the road.
# Children's Rights
Fine Gael TDs to run marathon for Yes vote in referendum
Fine Gael Deputies Liam Twomey and Damien English will run to raise money for Barnardos, and encourage people to vote Yes in the Children’s Referendum.
# golden moments
Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold
GB’s David Weir won his fourth gold of the Paralympics, beating rivals Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley in the marathon on Sunday.
# Games Over
Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.
# final day
In pictures: London 2012, Day 16
The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.
# London 2012
'Disappointed' Kenneally already looking towards Rio
Celbridge runner Mark Kenneally finished 57th in the men’s marathon on the final day of the London Olympics.
London 2012 Olympics, day nine
Join us as we bring you all the action from the Olympics today, including the highly anticipated 100m final in athletics.
# Injury
Paula Radcliffe ruled out of London 2012
The 38-year-old will not compete in her home Olympics after failing to overcome a foot injury.
# 9 days to go
London 2012: Introducing… Linda Byrne
The 25-year-old marathon runner has described the chance to compete at the Olympics as “a dream come true”.
# 19 Days to Go
London 2012: Introducing... Mark Kenneally
When he’s not starring in TV documentaries, Mark Kenneally is a pretty useful marathon runner too. Come and meet the Celbridge hopeful.
# Interview
London 2012: Kenneally feels his best is yet to come
Before he sets off for next week’s European Championships, marathon runner Mark Kenneally talks about Olympic preparation and his (sort of) reality TV debut.
# Samaritans
Over €300k raised for charity after death of London Marathon runner
Claire Squires collapsed and died as she approached the final mile of the race on Sunday. More than 20,000 people have now donated to the Samaritans, her chosen charity, on her fundraising website.
# Gold Blend
Just my cup of tea: Ethiopian long distance champion jets in for Great Ireland Run
Kenenisa Bekele will look to prove his Olympic running credentials when he competes at the Phoenix Park on Sunday
# Marathon
Blue Jays beat Indians in longest season opener in baseball history
Take me out to the ball game and keep me there all night.
# fundraiser
Galway man attempting to run seven marathons on seven continents... in under five days
Richard Donovan hoping to break his own record – and to help alleviate suffering in the Horn of Africa – by running seven marathons on seven continents in less than five days. Phew!
# Epic
Ain't no stopping me: Djokovic has that unbeatable feeling
“I feel strong, I feel motivated, I feel eager to win more trophies,” declares the Australian Open champion on the morning after the night before.
# Olympics
Ava Hutchinson is London-bound
The Dublin-based runner booked her place in the Irish Olympic team with a confident performance at the Houston Marathon.
# Feel the burn
In pictures: the 2011 Dublin City Marathon
14,000 hardly souls and one frustratingly circuitous route from Fizwilliam Street to Merrion Square.
# Jog on
Stay calm and carry on: The unfit runner’s guide to surviving the Dublin marathon
The Dublin City Marathon takes place tomorrow and eight-time marathon veteran Emmet Ryan has some tales and advice for runners of all levels hitting the road on Hallowe’en.
# Ballsy
Naked ambition: Nude marathon runner tasered, banned for life
Because being stopped by police with stun guns just wasn’t sufficient punishment.
# Well read
The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
Paul Gascoigne’s tales from the dark side of celebrity, the origins of the Honey Badger and an incredible tribute to the elegant genius of Roger Federer: its our weekly round-up of the best the web has to offer.
# Ironman
Mullingar man takes inaugural Deca Ironman crown
Gerry Duffy was one of only three men to finish the course – swimming 24 miles, cycling 1120 miles, then running for 262.
And they're off! Mini-marathon fever hits Dublin
The Flora Womens’ Mini Marathon will get underway at 3pm while runners in Cork have already completed 26 miles of the city’s marathon.
# Kenya
Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru dies in balcony fall
Twenty-four-year-old Wanjiru was the youngest runner to win four major marathons and recorded the fastest-ever marathon time in the US.
# Dublin Marathon
How 13,000 Dublin Marathon runners can avoid ‘The Wall’
An American engineer discovers how marathon runners – including the 13,000 in Dublin tomorrow – can avoid burnout.