Round-up: Leinster Intermediate & Masters XC, National Indoor League Round 1

Cross Country Report by Florence Curley The Leinster Intermediate and masters cross country championships were held in Dunboyne at the weekend. Cowpark is known for its bumpy ground and tendency to get muddy. Donore did not [...]

Dublin Masters XC Championships Report

The first cross country fixture of 2018 has rapidly become one of the biggest XC races in the country along with the National Masters XC, testament to the increasing popularity and competitiveness of masters running. It [...]

Christmas & New Year race roundup

The week after Christmas is always busy one the road race front. One of the main events is the Liffey Valley Tom Brennan 5k in the Phoenix Park on New Years Day. Cold conditions and facing [...]

Waterhouse Byrne Baird Shield Race Report 2017

26th December saw the 121st edition of the Waterhouse Byrne Baird shield race. Running since 1896, the 10 mile cross country race includes 5 2-mile laps. Handicaps were devised pre-race and the first runners took off [...]

Louis O’Loughlin Achieves QT for the 2017 European Youth Olympics Festival

15 year-old Louis O’Loughlin takes Dublin Senior 800m title and runs qualifying time for the 2017 European Youth Olympics Festival. Competing in the Dublin Senior 800m championship race last Wednesday, Louis achieved the qualifying time for [...]

Race Round-Up inc. Results from Limerick, Madrid, Tallaght & More

The Spring marathon season continues as a number of Donore runners made the trip to Madrid in Spain for the half and full marathon. Training partners Ken Cronin and Tony Griffin tackled the full marathon in [...]

Silver Lining to Strong Donore Performances at the National Road Relays

Donore Senior men were agonisingly 1 second off a Second National Senior Relay Title in 2 years on Sunday. It capped a day of strong Donore performances which saw 7 teams all place strongly in Men’s [...]

April Round-Up #2 – Boston success & PBs at home

Fergal Whitty has ran some super marathons in the past few years but he excelled himself again on the streets of Boston on Monday April 17th by acing a personal best of 2.31.37 – this knocks [...]

April Roads & Track Round-Up #1

The spring road season is now in full swing all over the country. Donore runners are also travelling abroad for the Spring marathon season. The BHAA road league started with the 2 mile and 4 mile [...]

March Results Round-Up inc. K-Club, Dunboyne & World Masters

Road report – great results at the K-Club and Dunboyne. The two major races over the weekend were the BHAA K-Club 10K race and the long-running Dunboyne 4 mile race which has always been a successful [...]