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2019 SMRC Urban Run set for October 6th

By Ronan Coughlan / September 18, 2019 /

The St Michael’s Rowing Club Urban Run will return for 2019, taking place on October 6th, sponsored by Sherry Fitzgerald, Limerick.  Now in its 7th year, the 10km road-race and 5km family fun-run has previously attracted a combined five hundred runners of all ages to compete on a flat course which is ideal for PBs with…

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WATCH: Ciara Neville Wins 100m National Title With PB Time

By Raffaele Rocca / July 28, 2019 /

It was a successful weekend on the track for Limerick’s Ciara Neville in the Women’s 100 metres final at the Irish Life Health National Senior Track and Field Championships. The former Castletroy College student won in a personal best time of of 11.33 seconds, the second fastest ever time for the event. Click on the…

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Weekly Athletics Notes

By Ronan Coughlan / June 19, 2019 /

Mooreabbey Milers  The Irish Runner 5 Mile is in it’s 17th year and this year was the 3rd running of their new route. This year the event was part of the Athletics Ireland National Race Series. The venue was The Phoniex Park Dublin. Representing our mighty little club last Saturday morning was Willie O’Donoghue. Willie…

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LISTEN: Ciara Neville looking forward to European Indoors

By Raffaele Rocca / February 19, 2019 /

Emerald AC’s Ciara Neville has been selected as part of a 16 member team that will compete at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow on March 1-3. Neville made the European grade courtesy of a second place finished at the women’s 60 metre final at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Athletics Championships in…

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Olympian Thomas Barr helps launch Irish Life Health partnership with Athletics Ireland

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2019 /

Thomas Barr with UL’s Gary Ryan & Tom Comyns launch Irish Life Health partnership with Athletics Ireland Irish Life Health was announced as an official partner to Athletics Ireland, a sport that develops children’s fundamental movement skills which research has shown contributes significantly to the probability of a long-term active life by up to 20%. …

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Athletics Ireland & Local Athletics Clubs team up to get people moving

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2019 /

With the undisputed success of Operation Transformation on National Television, allied with the inspirational Jean Tierney, Athletic Ireland are now offering a programme within in Athletic Clubs in Limerick called Fit4Life. Fit4Life is an Athletics Ireland programme which aims to promote Fitness through walking and running. This initiative provides an opportunity to those who wish…

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An Brú athletics notes

By Raffaele Rocca / November 1, 2018 /

The 39th SSE Airtricity Dublin City Marathon took place last Sunday in perfect running conditions. As always it was a fantastic day with regards to the support, atmosphere and organisation of this event. Congratulation and well done to all An Brú athletes who took on this gruelling 26.2 mile challenge. After months of hard training it…

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An Brú AC Athletics Notes

By Raffaele Rocca / October 10, 2018 /

Juveniles Xcountry Results held in Bilboa AC grounds, Cappamore, Co. Limerick last Saturday 6th of October. Great day in our 1st outing for the Cross Country championships in Bilboa.Out 1st for An Brú was Sophie O’Carroll in U10, Sophie ran fantastic and finished very strong.Next up were U12 girls of Libby Casey, Natasha Smiechowski, Ruby Collins. The…

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WATCH: Ciara Neville part of historic relay silver at World U20 Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / July 14, 2018 /

Limerick’s Ciara Neville ran the 3rd of 4 legs of the 4x100m relay final today as Ireland claimed a silver medial at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland on Saturday. Meet your WORLD SILVER MEDALLISTS pic.twitter.com/FIU6g8O1oy — Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) July 14, 2018 The team comprised of Neville, Molly Scott, Gina Akpe Moses and Patience Jumbo…

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WATCH: Ciara Neville’s post race reaction as 200m semi final spot secured

By Jack Neville / July 13, 2018 /

Limerick’s Ciara Neville will take her place in the semi finals off the 200m at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland following her fourth place finish in there heat yesterday morning. Neville recorded a time of 24.01 to secure automatic qualification for the semi-finals which will take place the evening at 6pm. Watch below to get…

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