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#Marathon

# marathon - Friday 4 April, 2014

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record
# Home Thoughts From Abroad
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# Home Thoughts From Abroad

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,312 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.

# marathon - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect
# Court
# Court

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect

Feb 12th 2014, 3:42 PM 8,305 Views 1 Comment

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.

# marathon - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Column: Why I ran the New York City marathon
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I ran the New York City marathon

Nov 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 92 Views 25 Comments

For marathoners, New York City is one of the most spectacular routes in the world. The finishing line is a sight that never ceases to amaze or bring a torrent of emotion to the surface, writes Jackie Cahill.

# marathon - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Unlucky jewel thief chased and detained by 'marathon man' gardaí
# Is It Safe
# Is It Safe

Unlucky jewel thief chased and detained by 'marathon man' gardaí

Nov 6th 2013, 10:36 AM 30,487 Views 0 Comments

Four off-duty officers, who just happened to be accomplished marathon-runners, were meeting for coffee across the road as the robbery took place.

# marathon - Monday 4 November, 2013

Pamela Anderson completed the New York Marathon with hardly any training
# Still Got It
From The42
# Still Got It

Pamela Anderson completed the New York Marathon with hardly any training

Nov 4th 2013, 3:18 PM 9,755 Views 10 Comments

The 46-year-old said she doesn’t normally run, but finished the distance in five hours 41 minutes.

13 touching, inspirational and funny images from the NYC Marathon
# Run Everyone Run
From The Daily Edge
# Run Everyone Run

13 touching, inspirational and funny images from the NYC Marathon

Nov 4th 2013, 10:39 AM 7,146 Views 1 Comment

Including an 80-year-old man and Baxter the dog.

# marathon - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him
# Out Of This World
From The Daily Edge
# Out Of This World

Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him

Oct 29th 2013, 8:55 AM 3,960 Views 1 Comment

Can you imagine running a marathon with a cardboard box around your head? No. Neither can we.

# marathon - Monday 28 October, 2013

Man collapses and remains in serious condition in hospital after Dublin marathon
# Marathon
# Marathon

Man collapses and remains in serious condition in hospital after Dublin marathon

Oct 28th 2013, 6:32 PM 36,767 Views 50 Comments

The man in his late twenties collapsed as he crossed the finish line and was treated before being rushed to hospital.

The agony and ecstasy: Some of our favourite images from the 2013 Dublin City Marathon
# Snapshots
From The42
# Snapshots

The agony and ecstasy: Some of our favourite images from the 2013 Dublin City Marathon

Oct 28th 2013, 2:33 PM 30,702 Views 26 Comments

A record number of participants took part in today’s race.

Irish winners of both the men's and women's Dublin City Marathon
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Irish winners of both the men's and women's Dublin City Marathon

Oct 28th 2013, 12:24 PM 22,669 Views 31 Comments

Sean Hehir became the first Irishman to win for 20 years while Maria McCambridge justified her favourite tag in the women’s race.

# marathon - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Marathon music: help us to compile the ultimate 26.2-mile running playlist
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Marathon music: help us to compile the ultimate 26.2-mile running playlist

Oct 26th 2013, 9:00 PM 3,993 Views 18 Comments

What are the perfect songs to get you through the marathon?

# marathon - Sunday 29 September, 2013

This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record
# Chug Chug Chug
From The42
# Chug Chug Chug

This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record

Sep 29th 2013, 12:37 PM 3,485 Views 6 Comments

Though we’re not sure this is in many marathon training guides.

# marathon - Monday 3 June, 2013

Tens of thousands take to the streets for marathons in Cork and Dublin
# Marathon
# Marathon

Tens of thousands take to the streets for marathons in Cork and Dublin

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:08 AM 10,219 Views 34 Comments

In Cork, the City Marathon has already kicked off from Patrick Street this morning.

# marathon - Monday 27 May, 2013

12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development
# Unlimited Juice
From The Daily Edge
# Unlimited Juice

12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development

May 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 3,094 Views 1 Comment

Look, we all know that the snacks are half the experience.

# marathon - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs

May 9th 2013, 10:19 PM 12,862 Views 37 Comments

Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.

# marathon - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Here's how Marathon runners look seconds after they cross the finish line From The42

Here's how Marathon runners look seconds after they cross the finish line

May 5th 2013, 9:15 PM 3,374 Views 1 Comment

Respect these athletes.

# marathon - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,805 Views 23 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# marathon - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Extra security in place as London Marathon begins
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

Extra security in place as London Marathon begins

Apr 21st 2013, 9:17 AM 5,058 Views 8 Comments

A 30-second moment of silence to honour those injured in the Boston Marathon will take place before the start of the event.

# marathon - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners

Apr 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 32 Views 33 Comments

Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.

Second suspect in Boston bombings in custody after boat drama
# Boston
# Boston

Second suspect in Boston bombings in custody after boat drama

Apr 20th 2013, 2:00 AM 51,842 Views 144 Comments

Police operation in the Boston suburb of Watertown leads to the capture of second suspect in the marathon bombings.

# marathon - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media

Apr 17th 2013, 8:25 PM 28,760 Views 78 Comments

It is also reported that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the scene of the second bombing on Monday.

# marathon - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Boston, from Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak Marathon
# Read Me
# Read Me

Boston, from Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak Marathon

Apr 16th 2013, 9:15 PM 56 Views 11 Comments

Stephen O’Byrnes, a veteran marathon runner who completed the Boston Marathon ten years ago, explains how bombing the finishing straight is a particularly wicked and cruel act.

Pakistani Taliban say they are not responsible for Boston bombing
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Pakistani Taliban say they are not responsible for Boston bombing

Apr 16th 2013, 9:57 AM 15,626 Views 124 Comments

“We believe in attacking [the] US and its allies but we are not involved in this attack.”

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

Apr 16th 2013, 9:16 AM 9,867 Views 12 Comments

British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.

Officials say no Irish injured or missing after Boston marathon blasts [Update]
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Officials say no Irish injured or missing after Boston marathon blasts [Update]

Apr 16th 2013, 7:55 AM 37,487 Views 58 Comments

108 Irish citizens were registered to run in Boston, including 50 with Irish addresses – but all are thought to be safe and accounted for.

'We thought it was sparklers going off': Irish runners speak of Boston trauma
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

'We thought it was sparklers going off': Irish runners speak of Boston trauma

Apr 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 12,945 Views 7 Comments

Irish participants in the Boston Marathon have spoken of the shock at the events at the finish line on Boylston Street.

Hashtag #BostonHelp offers support to those in need
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Hashtag #BostonHelp offers support to those in need

Apr 16th 2013, 12:35 AM 10,309 Views 10 Comments

From a free bed to transport to a shoulder to cry on – the power of social media is put to good use.

President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston

Apr 16th 2013, 12:35 AM 6,678 Views 28 Comments

President Michael D Higgins has issued a brief statement offering thoughts to the people of Boston after today’s explosions at the city’s marathon.

# marathon - Monday 15 April, 2013

Obama: 'We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable'
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Obama: 'We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable'

Apr 15th 2013, 11:20 PM 21,100 Views 61 Comments

The US president addressed the nation from the White House this evening.

Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts

Apr 15th 2013, 10:55 PM 18,166 Views 9 Comments

Associated Press photographer captured emergency services workers scrambling to aid the dozens harmed in the blasts.

Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions

Apr 15th 2013, 10:08 PM 40,418 Views 74 Comments

Videos show the explosion and its immediate aftermath. Warning: Viewers may find some footage distressing.

Pics: Devastation at the finish line of the Boston marathon
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Pics: Devastation at the finish line of the Boston marathon

Apr 15th 2013, 8:36 PM 56,095 Views 99 Comments

The conclusion of the Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions this afternoon which have left dozens injured and caused widespread devastation in the Massachusetts city.

# marathon - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Paula Radcliffe admits she may never run competitively again
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Paula Radcliffe admits she may never run competitively again

Mar 27th 2013, 7:29 PM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

“I have a little window of hope and I would rather be able to finish my career in a race,” Radcliffe, 39, said earlier today.

# marathon - Sunday 17 March, 2013

The 13 best places to run a marathon
# 13
From The42
# 13

The 13 best places to run a marathon

Mar 17th 2013, 9:14 AM 10,207 Views 13 Comments

Including the Last Marathon in Antartica and a Santa-themed race in South Korea.

# marathon - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Terminal cancer patient runs marathon and wins... while pushing his daughter in a buggy
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Terminal cancer patient runs marathon and wins... while pushing his daughter in a buggy

Mar 16th 2013, 2:17 PM 24,116 Views 39 Comments

The inspirational story of Iram Leon, 32, who won the Gusher Marathon with his daughter Kiana in Texas last weekend.

# marathon - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Marathon runner, 101, sad over retirement
# Turbaned Tornado
From The42
# Turbaned Tornado

Marathon runner, 101, sad over retirement

Feb 21st 2013, 9:26 AM 1,009 Views 0 Comments

“I do not really want to hear the word ‘retire’ because I can still run and jump on a bus. It’s a (sense of) negativity that I have never experienced before.”

# marathon - Friday 23 November, 2012

Great Garda Run raises €115k for Crumlin Hospital
# Great Garda Run
# Great Garda Run

Great Garda Run raises €115k for Crumlin Hospital

Nov 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 5,285 Views 19 Comments

All monies raised will be used to support the work carried out at St John’s Ward in Crumlin Hospital.

# marathon - Saturday 3 November, 2012

# marathon - Friday 2 November, 2012

Common sense: NYC cancels marathon
# Sandy Recovery
From The42
# Sandy Recovery

Common sense: NYC cancels marathon

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:54 PM 14,972 Views 14 Comments

Mayor Michael Bloomberg rowed back on his initial decision to let the race go ahead, calling it a ‘a source of controversy and division’.