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THREE YEARS ago, Galwegian Jamie Marshall was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. "Since then Cancer Care West has been my lifeline. They have done so much for me I wanted to give something back."
Connemara Marathon continues to grow Almost 2,000 runners completed the 17th edition of the Connemara half, full and ultra-marathon series of races held on Sunday in the scenic surrounds of Maam Cross
Almost 2,000 runners completed the 17th edition of the Connemara half, full and ultra-marathon series of races held on Sunday in the scenic surrounds of Maam Cross, Lough Inagh and Leenane.
The Galway Walking Club's marathon and half marathon will take place in Connemara on Saturday, August 12.
The Galway Walking Club’s marathon and half marathon will take place in Connemara on Saturday, August 12.
The first two races in the Mayo AC Vodafone C&C Cellular 5km Summer Series took place over the past few days with races in Foxford and Ballyhaunis. In the first race in the series in Foxford there were 160 competitors taking part.
Galway man Richard Donovan is something of a superstar in the gruelling sport of ultra running. He has made truly epic runs across many of the world’s most extreme climates including the Sahara Desert, Mount Everest, the Inca Trail, and the Amazon jungle. In 2002 he became the first runner in the world to run a marathon at both the North and South poles and in 2009 he was the first athlete to run seven consecutive marathons on seven continents in less than seven days.
All the work this year has gone into training for your main race, the Dublin City Marathon on October 30 which is just a few weeks away, so do not let it go to waste by not keeping those muscles maintained in the lead up to the race.
Final preparations are being made by four Castlebar athletes who are taking part in the 2015 New York City Marathon. Lorraine Toner, John Geraghty, and husband and wife Karen and Seamus Devaney will all run the Marathon in New York on Sunday November 1 in aid of Western Care Association.
There are just a few days left to enter this year’s flatline Athlone Half Marathon and 10K, which will take place on Saturday, September 12.