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#Marathon

# marathon - Monday 7 May, 2018

Man in his 50s dies after collapsing at Belfast marathon
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man in his 50s dies after collapsing at Belfast marathon

May 7th 2018, 5:22 PM 22,164 Views 10 Comments

It’s understood that the man collapsed early on in the run.

# marathon - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Column: 'I have to teach myself to smile (I didn't realise it was so easy to lose a smile)'
# Multiple Sclerosis
# Multiple Sclerosis

Column: 'I have to teach myself to smile (I didn't realise it was so easy to lose a smile)'

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 1,136 Views 14 Comments

53-year-old Bandon native Fiach Lynch has MS and is running the Cork City Marathon in June.

# marathon - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Pick a Christmas present and we’ll give you something to watch on Netflix
# Lucky Dip
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky Dip

Pick a Christmas present and we’ll give you something to watch on Netflix

Dec 27th 2017, 1:00 PM 7,080 Views 0 Comments

SIMPLY. HAVING.

# marathon - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Love Actually, the Back to the Future trilogy and Miracle on 34th Street are all on Netflix this Christmas
# Simply Having
From The Daily Edge
# Simply Having

Love Actually, the Back to the Future trilogy and Miracle on 34th Street are all on Netflix this Christmas

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:00 PM 7,198 Views 7 Comments

Here’s the full list.

# marathon - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I looked death in the eyes and didn't like what I saw so I came back': Double lung transplant patient running the New York marathon
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

'I looked death in the eyes and didn't like what I saw so I came back': Double lung transplant patient running the New York marathon

Nov 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,330 Views 9 Comments

In September, he was diagnosed IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) a rare and incurable lung condition.

# marathon - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon

Oct 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,399 Views 1 Comment

Dr Crionna Tobin shares her expertise with The42 ahead of Sunday’s Dublin City Marathon.

# marathon - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

WATCH: An important lesson about learning the route ahead of the Dublin City Marathon
# Lost
From The42
# Lost

WATCH: An important lesson about learning the route ahead of the Dublin City Marathon

Oct 24th 2017, 11:22 AM 5,607 Views 4 Comments

An unheralded Italian runner won after the race leaders took a wrong turn.

# marathon - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'
# London 2017
From The42
# London 2017

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'

Aug 6th 2017, 3:54 PM 9,514 Views 7 Comments

Mick Clohisey finished in 22nd place in today’s men’s marathon in London, with Clare runner Sean Hehir finishing in 63rd place.

# marathon - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer'
# Uv Rays
# Uv Rays

'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer'

Jul 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 70,610 Views 21 Comments

Orla Fallon was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma at the start of her Leaving Cert year.

# marathon - Sunday 4 June, 2017

American wins 11th Cork City Marathon
# Chris Macko
# Chris Macko

American wins 11th Cork City Marathon

Jun 4th 2017, 7:22 PM 26,520 Views 12 Comments

Twenty four different countries and 47 nationalities were represented.

# marathon - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

A Boston Marathon spectator held a sign with the Super Bowl score before the Patriots' big comeback to motivate runners From The42

A Boston Marathon spectator held a sign with the Super Bowl score before the Patriots' big comeback to motivate runners

Apr 18th 2017, 6:03 PM 4,969 Views 7 Comments

How do you like them apples?

# marathon - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'
# Louise McSharry
# Louise McSharry

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'

Feb 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 23,747 Views 19 Comments

2FM radio presenter Louise McSharry told us why she decided to become an ambassador for the Dublin Rock n’Roll Marathon.

# marathon - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair
# GIVING BACK
# GIVING BACK

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Jan 28th 2017, 11:47 AM 17,114 Views 25 Comments

Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.

# marathon - Sunday 1 January, 2017

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose'
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose'

Jan 1st 2017, 12:00 PM 33,584 Views 8 Comments

In an extract from his book Running Man, ultramarathon runner Charlie Engle looks back on his excess-fuelled younger days.

# marathon - Saturday 31 December, 2016

The two-hour 'moonshot marathon' - a physical feat long thought impossible - could finally happen in 2017
# Just Do It
From The42
# Just Do It

The two-hour 'moonshot marathon' - a physical feat long thought impossible - could finally happen in 2017

Dec 31st 2016, 2:00 PM 5,433 Views 4 Comments

Can the two-hour mark be beat?

# marathon - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

26.2 miles later: 'You started something, played the long game and you finished it. Job done.'
# Dublin City Marathon
# Dublin City Marathon

26.2 miles later: 'You started something, played the long game and you finished it. Job done.'

Nov 1st 2016, 11:01 PM 912 Views 17 Comments

“And after 4 hours, 14 minutes, and 18 seconds, I’m a finisher” – Sarah Geraghty reflects on the relief, disbelief and quiet pride of taking on the Dublin City Marathon.

# marathon - Monday 31 October, 2016

This has to be the best sign spotted at the Dublin marathon
# Dublinmarathon
From The Daily Edge
# Dublinmarathon

This has to be the best sign spotted at the Dublin marathon

Oct 31st 2016, 9:15 AM 11,704 Views 1 Comment

Class.

# marathon - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower
# Sacre Bleu
From The Daily Edge
# Sacre Bleu

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower

Oct 30th 2016, 11:30 AM 9,663 Views 4 Comments

Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?

# marathon - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Paramedics, full-body cramps and regrets: Don't make a mess of your first marathon like I did
# Rookie Errors
From The42
# Rookie Errors

Paramedics, full-body cramps and regrets: Don't make a mess of your first marathon like I did

Oct 29th 2016, 12:00 PM 19,909 Views 15 Comments

Common pitfalls of novice runners are well known but still catch many out every year.

'I've been imagining my dad at the finish line, ready to swaddle me in a tricolour'
# Dublin City Marathon
# Dublin City Marathon

'I've been imagining my dad at the finish line, ready to swaddle me in a tricolour'

Oct 29th 2016, 7:45 AM 641 Views 36 Comments

Before telling everyone, you need to be very honest with yourself about why you’re doing a marathon, writes Sarah Geraghty ahead of Sunday’s 26.2 mile run across Dublin city.

# marathon - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Dundalk face further fixture headache after letting two-goal lead slip in FAI Cup semi
# Marathon
From The42
# Marathon

Dundalk face further fixture headache after letting two-goal lead slip in FAI Cup semi

Oct 2nd 2016, 3:59 PM 4,514 Views 6 Comments

The extra game is the last thing Stephen Kenny would have wanted with his side now still competing on three fronts.

# marathon - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments

Aug 14th 2016, 9:06 PM 9,530 Views 13 Comments

Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon

Aug 14th 2016, 5:03 PM 21,883 Views 22 Comments

A PB run from the Wicklow woman.

Olympic Breakfast: Harrington chasing a medal and Conlan steps on the canvas
# Day 9
From The42
# Day 9

Olympic Breakfast: Harrington chasing a medal and Conlan steps on the canvas

Aug 14th 2016, 9:40 AM 25,577 Views 7 Comments

This isn’t no ordinary Sunday of sport.

# marathon - Sunday 7 August, 2016

A stray dog followed a runner for half a desert marathon, and now she's getting adopted
# Gobi
From The Daily Edge
# Gobi

A stray dog followed a runner for half a desert marathon, and now she's getting adopted

Aug 7th 2016, 9:12 AM 5,410 Views 1 Comment

No YOU’RE crying.

# marathon - Monday 1 August, 2016

At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics

Aug 1st 2016, 12:12 PM 28,162 Views 10 Comments

The Leitrim native chats to The42 about being a late bloomer when it comes to running.

# marathon - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Breege Connolly
# The Jerries
From The42
# The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Breege Connolly

Jul 30th 2016, 6:30 AM 3,181 Views 1 Comment

Leitrim runner set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 38.

# marathon - Friday 29 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Mick Clohisey
# The Jerries
From The42
# The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Mick Clohisey

Jul 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 6,005 Views 2 Comments

Our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team continues with the Dublin-born marathon runner.

# marathon - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee
# The Jerries
From The42
# The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee

Jul 26th 2016, 12:57 PM 8,876 Views 5 Comments

Bishopstown’s Lizzie Lee is set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 36.

# marathon - Friday 3 June, 2016

Marathon running: how to scale 'the wall' and reach that finish line
# Marathon
From The42
# Marathon

Marathon running: how to scale 'the wall' and reach that finish line

Jun 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 4,431 Views 10 Comments

Every marathon runner faces the wall at some stage, but it’s how they deal with it that matters.

# marathon - Sunday 24 April, 2016

London calling - Kenyan athlete records second-fastest marathon time in history
# Road Runner
From The42
# Road Runner

London calling - Kenyan athlete records second-fastest marathon time in history

Apr 24th 2016, 12:42 PM 7,073 Views 6 Comments

Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s event in a startling 2.03.05.

# marathon - Friday 22 April, 2016

When is a marathon not a marathon? When it's 380m short
# Tape Measure
From The42
# Tape Measure

When is a marathon not a marathon? When it's 380m short

Apr 22nd 2016, 9:03 AM 8,428 Views 3 Comments

24,000 runners who think they’ve run a marathon in Manchester are in for a bit of a shock.

# marathon - Monday 18 April, 2016

Pics: Boston bombing survivor completes marathon with prosthetic blade
# Running Strong
# Running Strong

Pics: Boston bombing survivor completes marathon with prosthetic blade

Apr 18th 2016, 10:34 PM 15,398 Views 19 Comments

Patrick Downes completed the course in five hours, 56 minutes and 46 seconds.

# marathon - Monday 29 February, 2016

British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta
# Tributes
# Tributes

British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta

Feb 29th 2016, 8:16 PM 19,896 Views 31 Comments

His wife, who was also running the race, said her husband’s last words were “next year, eh”.

# marathon - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Missing Italian marathoner found on New York subway in his running clothes
# Gianclaudio Marengo
# Gianclaudio Marengo

Missing Italian marathoner found on New York subway in his running clothes

Nov 4th 2015, 8:30 AM 38,930 Views 15 Comments

He slept on the streets for a number of nights.

# marathon - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead
# Marathon
From The42
# Marathon

Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead

Oct 28th 2015, 7:53 AM 4,555 Views 3 Comments

It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.

# marathon - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Hero saves woman's life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race)
# Guardian Ángel
# Guardian Ángel

Hero saves woman's life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race)

Oct 27th 2015, 6:19 PM 46,791 Views 41 Comments

The woman’s heart stopped beating during the annual run.

Man joins Kenyan marathon for the final km, finishes second, is arrested
# Second Wind
From The42
# Second Wind

Man joins Kenyan marathon for the final km, finishes second, is arrested

Oct 27th 2015, 11:15 AM 7,328 Views 1 Comment

In hindsight, this wasn’t a good idea.

# marathon - Monday 26 October, 2015

There will be a lot of roads closed for the Dublin marathon today
# Let's Do This
# Let's Do This

There will be a lot of roads closed for the Dublin marathon today

Oct 26th 2015, 7:13 AM 22,511 Views 11 Comments

Some 15,000 runners are taking part.

# marathon - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

This couple got married while running a marathon
# Running Man And Wife
# Running Man And Wife

This couple got married while running a marathon

Oct 13th 2015, 3:30 PM 9,178 Views 6 Comments

He got his big wedding, she got her quick ceremony.