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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Running

This year
Coscoran breaks Irish 1,500m record after impressive run in Nice
Nick Griggs was also in action and broke the Irish U20 record.
Coscoran breaks Irish 1,500m record after impressive run in Nice
Nick Griggs was also in action and broke the Irish U20 record.
Mageean finishes in 11th at Diamond League as Sonia O'Sullivan record broken
Ethiopia’s Birke Haylom broke O’Sullivan’s record in Oslo.
Last year
Great Outdoors: Close to 30% of the public took up a new outdoor activity since the pandemic
Of those, nearly half have taken on more than one new outdoor activity.
Áine Kerr: Women deserve to run for exercise without having to face the shadows
After the murder of Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, the businesswoman and broadcaster describes the endless safety routine female runners have to follow.
The Irish teen with the world at her feet
Rhasidat Adeleke on a memorable year in which she won two gold medals at the European Athletics U20 Championships and moved to Texas.
All time
Opinion: 'I created a short couch-to-marathon-runner plan - it's not a thing for a reason'
Alan Corcoran, who once ran 35 marathons in 35 days, documents how he came to run his first Dublin City Marathon.
21 runners dead after 'disastrous weather' hits ultra-marathon in China
Among the dead in Gansu province were elite Chinese long-distance runners, local media reported.
Disappointment for Ciara Mageean in 1,500m at World Indoor Tour meeting in Germany
Germany’s Katharina Trost came home in first place.
Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?
The WHO doesn’t think they should, but others disagree.
Opinion: Memories of my first Dublin City Marathon on the day the 2020 race was meant to happen
Mick Bourke has run several marathons and pays tribute to runners today as the Dublin City Marathon moves online.
Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'
Author of The Cow Book, John Connell shares his experience of one long and glorious run he had through a forest in Longford, in an extract from his new book.
'From that day on, I knew she was special' - the people and places that made Ciara Mageean
The42 speaks to the coaches who helped shape the career of the star of County Down.
'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home
Ian Lawton ran the distance to raise money for Ireland’s special care baby units.
September date set for postponed Boston Marathon
The Boston event follows London in rescheduling the landmark race until after summer.
London Marathon postponed until October, three weeks before Dublin
The calendar landmark will be held back for six months.
Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net'
Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri broke the course record with a time of 2:08:06 yesterday.
Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.
'There was a bit of peer pressure. I would find myself constantly explaining why I wasn’t out'
Carlow’s Molly Scott speaks about having to turn down social invites in college and setting her sights on this weekend’s National Championships.
Incredible third-place finish for Irish Olympian in Comrades Marathon
Donegal woman Caitriona Jennings finished on the podium in South Africa.
The truth about barefoot running - the key to avoiding injury or a runner's fad?
Whether you’re a casual jogger or into long distance, paying attention to footwear and form could help reduce the risk of injuries.
Kenyan duo Kipchoge and Kosgei win London Marathon as Mo Farah finishes fifth
Kipchoge won his fourth London Marathon in five years, while Kosgei became the youngest female winner.
Mayo's 42-year-old runner Sinead Diver finishes seventh at London Marathon and qualifies for Olympics
The Belmullet native will now represent Australia at the 2020 Olympic Games.
'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival'
Cork’s Eoin Keith on his distinguished career in ultra running, winning the UK’s ‘most brutal race’ and taking part in the Netflix-famous Barkley Marathons last year.
'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.
Analysis: How has Conor Murray been playing in the Six Nations?
The 29-year-old is not quite at his best but the concern around him has been exaggerated.
Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019
Personal trainer David Last has worked with runners of all ages and abilities.
Chinese marathon to use facial recognition after 258 runners caught cheating
Anything to save the legs doing those extra miles…
Police traffic cameras catch runners cheating in half marathon
Anything to save the legs doing those extra miles…
PHOTOS: Over 20,000 people hit the capital's streets to take part in Dublin Marathon
Asefa Bekele and Mesera Dubiso were the winners in the men’s and women’s races.
'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''
Roscommon-man Colin Farrell was diagnosed with cancer when he was 22. Tomorrow he will attempt to run his first ever marathon in Dublin.
'The city we grew up in, the city we know so well, showcased at its beautiful best'
Ahead of his second Dublin Marathon, Ryan Bailey on a burgeoning lifelong love affair with the event.
'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon
Race director Jim Aughney joins us to talk through the best prep, what to expect on the day and the best recovery techniques once the race is over.
The last-minute advice you need for Sunday's Dublin Marathon
David Last has trained clients to achieve their marathon goals for years, and here he outlines his top tips for the days ahead.
Here's how I ran a half-marathon, despite not being arsed running
If I can do it, anyone can.
‘You can train for the physical side but you never expect the emotional connection’
Irish ultra-runner Alex O’Shea talks running 32 marathons in 16 days and the impact of Irish Guide Dogs.
'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'
Saturday’s Dublin half marathon raised excitement ahead of next month’s main event, writes Ryan Bailey.
Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'
Leinster Rugby and Dublin GAA nutritionist Daniel Davey on what to eat before, during and after 26.2 gruelling miles.
'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
With six weeks to go until the 2018 Dublin Marathon, The42′s Ryan Bailey is preparing to compete in the capital for the second time.
Top 20 finishes for two Irish athletes in European Championship marathon
The Irish men took sixth place overall, while Lizzie Lee led the charge for the women’s team.