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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# RUN

Last year
2022
# Unhappy
Jurgen Klopp frustrated as ‘slapstick’ loss ends year-long unbeaten Anfield run
The Reds carried a two-goal advantage from the San Siro into the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie.
All time
# Ireland Scott Talent
'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'
The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.
# huphup
'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice'
Former Olympian Gavin Noble is part of the duo behind HupHup, a coaching team hoping to help Irish athletes reach an elite level.
# RUN
Title-chasing Dundalk aiming to make it 8-in-a-row
Defender Sean Hoare has been satisfied with his side’s recent form as they prepare to face Derry.
# dawn breaking
In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light
The event began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008.
# irish rnli
'It's been an amazing trip': 65-year-old woman finishes run around the Irish coast
Mary Nolan Hickey, who’s 65-years-old, set off on the journey to raise money for the Irish RNLI.
# park run
Ireland's one millionth parkrun is happening this morning
There are 75 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across the country.
# RUN
Paul Pogba tasted Premier League defeat for first time in over a year tonight
An incredible 465 days had passed since the midfielder had finished a top-flight clash on the losing side.
# knotty mystery
'Catastrophic failure': Scientists have worked out why your shoelaces keep coming undone
The mechanics of how laces unfurl have never been thoroughly examined. Until now.
# Gold Coast
Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant
Police were towed to the man on the back of jet-skis.
# christmas traditions
Looking to do a GOAL mile this year? Here are your options across the country
Twenty-nine counties have events on during the festive period.
# rookie errors
Paramedics, full-body cramps and regrets: Don't make a mess of your first marathon like I did
Common pitfalls of novice runners are well known but still catch many out every year.
# rerouting
The Dublin Marathon is taking place on Sunday (not Monday) and here's what you need to know
A race was moved to Sunday in a bid to attract more international runners.
# Taxi
Serena Williams got a taxi to the finish line of her own 5k charity run
It’s likely that a previous tennis injury is to blame.
# you can do it
Winner of Dublin's first Ironman over the line as thousands come out to cheer on athletes
Traffic restrictions are in place.
# RUN
Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory
One person was reportedly injured in the blast
# ahhhhhhh
Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft
“I have HAD it with these rats,” is what Samuel L Jackson might have said if he had been on the flight.
# Going For Gold
The new Dublin City Triathlon medals are stupidly cool
Keep your silly medallions.
# RUN
Take shelter! Thunderstorms and intense downpours expected across the country
A weather warning has been issued by Met Éireann.
# before sunrise
Home and abroad, 80,000 turn out to walk from 'Darkness into Light' [pics]
There was a larger than expected turnout for the annual event, to raise funds for suicide charity Pieta House. Events were also held in London and Sydney this year.
# Rebel Runners
In Pics: Ray D'Arcy and Eoin Cadogan involved as first Cork Samsung Night Run takes place
Sergiu Ciobanu won the race last night while Orla Drumm was the first woman across the line.
# RUN
Wild leopard shocks rescue workers by leaping up through roof
The cat wandered into the Indian village looking for food.
# Charity
Distressed Davina McCall dragged out of water after freezing Sport Relief swim
McCall is taking on a week-long 500 mile journey.
# just keep going
The 9 stages of going for a run for the first time
It’s not an easy task.
# nothin' but a hound dog
This basset hound running in slow motion is just what you've always longed for
‘Believe it or not, I’m walking on air!’
# World Record
Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record
The Dundalk Charity Santa Fun Run needed 4000 Santas to beat the world record – did it succeed?
# RUN
This flying Grim Reaper prank is absolutely terrifying
This’ll give you the heebie jeebies.
# test your mettle
260 kilometres in 24 hours, Ireland's toughest race wants you!
The pioneers behind Sand2Snow Adventures are inviting entrants for a gruelling test of physical and mental endurance.
# 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.
# DIL2013
22 great pictures of you running (and walking) from Darkness into Light
Tens of thousands of people got up early this morning to take part in Darkness into Light events across the country in aid of Pieta House.
# Dublin Marathon
Pics: The agony and the ecstasy of the Dublin City Marathon
Anyone for muscle cramp?
# team ireland
Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.
# Green shoots
Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London
In your weekly triathlon round-up, the Irish Junior squad excel in London and more than 200 people brave the waters at Blacksod, Co Mayo.
# Fencing
Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon
“Hopefully I made everyone in Ireland proud,” said the Olympian from Meath.
# a-maze-ing
PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt
It’s a far cry from Usain Bolt-shaped mazes we were reared…
# english glee
Young Irish track stars progress to world championship semi-finals
Mark English and Sarah Lavin will hope to make it through to the final of their respective events on Saturday evening.
# darkness into light
Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness
The Pieta House Darkness into Light 5km walk/run will take place this month to raise money for those who are suicidal or self-harming. It starts at 4am, bringing participants from the dark into the light.
# mark pollock trust
Leo Varadkar and Eoghan Murphy go on the run (for charity)
The Fine Gael minister and TD are joining thousands in run tonight for blind athlete Mark Pollock, who was left paralysed in a fall last year.
# RUN
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.