Mile News Tagged Irish Athletics

Magic of the Mile never fails to thrill

March 12, 2022

Something and everything about this imperial distance still brings a smile to Irish sport, particularly a sub-4

By Ian O'Riordan, The Irish Times

Depending on the length of drive up or down the mountain the low-fuel warning light on the 4-liter engine Jeep Wrangler can suddenly flicker on or...

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When we were Kings: Ireland’s magic Milers

January 02, 2018

Island nation's athletes are notable part of the iconic distance's rich history

By Tom Hunt, Irish Examiner

Paul Robinson’s recent world best time of 4:17.9 for a Mile run in sub-zero Antarctica recalled memories of a previous era when Ireland’s leading Milers competed at elite level and...

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Ray Flynn: Born to run and still in love with the sport

October 09, 2017

"When it's all said and done, it's a personal endeavor. It's an opportunity to do something that makes you feel better about yourself; it's an identity."

By John Greene, Independent

Another time. Another place. A stellar field of international superstar athletes gathered in the Mardyke in...

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