Post Tagged with: "Marathon"

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Enda To Run New York City Marathon In Aid Of Palliative Care Unit

October 18, 2019 at 8:10 am Comments are Disabled

A KILFENORA man is preparing for a fundraiser to help out a facility which provided great care to his parents during their illnesses before they passed away. Enda O’Sullivan of The Tankard Bar is in training to join around 50,000 runners for the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November […]

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Tom Foley will attempt to run 20 marathon's in 10 days. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tom To Run 20 Marathons In 10 Days In Searing Heat For Charity

July 7, 2016 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

TO COMPLETE a marathon just once in a lifetime is an achievement, but to finish 20 of them in 10 days is otherworldly. And that’s exactly what Fairway Heights resident, Tom Foley, will attempt to do when he heads for the north of Italy in August. It’s difficult to get your head […]

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PHOTOS: Beautiful Weather And A Perfect Setting For Marathon In Killarney

PHOTOS: Beautiful Weather And A Perfect Setting For Marathon In Killarney

May 15, 2016 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KILLARNEY National Park was the perfect location for this year’s Lakes of Killarney Marathon and Half Marathon, set against the backdrop of  the spectacular  Lough Lein, Ross Castle, ancient cooper mines, and this years crop of wild garlic and bluebells. Over 400 Athletes competed in the event organised by Alan Ryan,  Hardman […]

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Sandra Daly, CEO Mercy University Hospital and Brenda Doody at the inaugural Mercy Christmas Wishes Cancer Ball on Friday, 27th November at Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Cork, in aid of the new Mercy Cancer CARE Centre.
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Tralee Woman’s Marathon Effort Sees €30,000 Handed Over To Hospital

December 5, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman who ran 12 marathons in eight months presented a cheque for €30,000 to the Mercy University Hospital in Cork recently. Brenda Doody presented the funds, raised through her Mercy Marathon Challenge, to Sandra Daly, CEO, Mercy University Hospital Cork, at the inaugural Mercy Christmas Wishes Cancer Ball on […]

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Runners taking off at the start of the Tralee Half-Marathon on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Runners Take Off In Marathons This Morning

March 15, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of runners took off this morning in beautiful conditions for the Tralee Marathon and Half-Marathon. Over 350 people took off at 9am from Dunnes Stores in North Circular Road while hundreds more started the half-marathon at 10.15am from the roundabout at High Street. We were there to see the runners […]

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Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

October 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm 1 comment

VETERAN athlete Stephen Griffin enjoyed a happy 58th birthday on Monday when he came first in the Over 55s category in the Dublin City Marathon. And the Blennerville man dedicated his feat to his late friend and St Pat’s GAA stalwart, Tony O’Donoghue, who died last month. Stephen beat hundreds of […]

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1,000 Women Expected To Take Part In Mini-Marathon

1,000 Women Expected To Take Part In Mini-Marathon

September 10, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

MANY Tralee women are expected to make the short trip to Killarney later this month for the Dawn Milk Killarney Women’s Mini Marathon. The event will take place at 11am on Saturday, September 20, starting on the streets of Killarney and finishing in the fabulous surrounds of the Killarney National Park. The […]

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From left, Brian O'Se and Jim McNeice will take part in the 'Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon' this Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Running Group To Take On 100k Ultra Marathon Challenge

July 29, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for info on open evening this Thursday ONE of the ultimate tests of endurance in Ireland will take place this Saturday around Tralee and north Kerry. Just over 60 competitors will set off from the Wetlands and take on the gruelling, first ever ‘Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon’. […]

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