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Gallop Away at the Vhi A Lust For Life 5K at Galway Racecourse

Hundreds of Galway runners have already signed up to the first Vhi A Lust For Life Galway Racecourse 5k set to take place on Saturday September 3rd.

Pollock finishes strongly to come 32nd in Olympic marathon

Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders) came through the field strongly to finish 32nd in a high quality Olympic men’s marathon in 2:16:24 to round out the athletics programme in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday

Heffernan Finishes Sixth at Fifth Olympics

Robert Heffernan (Togher) finished in 6th place in the 50km race walk in 3:43:55 in his fifth Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro today.

How to Choose the Right Sports Bra

The right sports bra, or the wrong one, can make or break your training session

Fantastic Fourth for Thomas Barr

Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) put in the performance of his life to finish a fantastic fourth in the final of the 400m Hurdles at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in a new national record of 47.97 seconds today.

Brilliant Barr Makes History in Rio

Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) became the first Irish athlete since Bob Tisdall in 1932 to make an Olympic sprint final after a breath taking performance to win his 400m Hurdles semi-final in a new national record of 48.39 seconds.

McCormack Excellent 20th in Olympic Marathon

Fionnuala McCormack (Kilcoole) finished an excellent 20th place in the women’s marathon in a personal best of 2:31:22 in searing heat at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (August 14).

Cook Medical Announced as Title Sponsor of Limerick Women’s Mini Marathon

Limerick Women’s Mini Marathon has announced that their title sponsor for the next three years will be Castletroy based company, Cook Medical.

Record Numbers for the 4th Annual Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon

More than 13,000 runners take part in a festival of running

Saturday the 6th of August saw the 31st successful running of the Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k

Thirty one years and still bringing the city to life! Last Saturday saw another highly successful running of the Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k Race.

Run Ireland and Life Style Sports Seeking Product Reviewers

Run Ireland and Life Style Sports have joined forces to provide an online retail solution to runners across the country with Ireland’s leading sports retailer recently unveiled as the new retail partner for the number one running website in Ireland.

Irish Independent delighted to team up with Vhi for the Vhi A Lust For Life Run Series On your Marks, Get Set…Galway

Former Blizzards front man and mental fitness advocate Niall Breslin was on hand to launch the Vhi A Lust for Life Run brought to you by the Irish Independent, which is taking place in Galway Racecourse on Saturday, September 3rd.

Sensational Irish Women's 4x100m Relay Team 5th in the World U20 Championships

The Irish women's 4x100m relay team put in a sensational performance to finish 5th in 44.82 seconds in the final of the IAAF World U20 championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday.

TOUGH MUDDER IRELAND 2016! - The Muddiest Tough Mudder in the Events History.

Tough Mudder Ireland took place over 2 days on July 9th and 10th in Loughcrew Adventure Centre, Co. Meath.

Mageean to Headline Morton Games

European 1500m bronze medallist Ciara Mageean (UCD) headlines Friday night’s Morton Games which promises another action packed night of athletics in Santry.

Sonia O’Sullivan to Lead out the Great Pink Run with Avonmore Slimline Milk

Now in its 6th year, the event on Saturday 27th August will attract thousands of entrants for both the timed 10K challenge and the 5K fun run