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Irish team all set for World Half


Irish team set for World Half

The Irish team are set to compete in high-quality races at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships this Saturday (March 24).

Ten Irish athletes have been picked for the event which sees some of the best athletes in the world compete over 13.1 miles. The women’s race starts at 16:05 Irish time with the men’s race due to start at 16:30 Irish time.

For full event information and stats visit the IAAF site HERE

Irish Team is below:


Lizzie Lee (Leevale AC), coach Donie Walsh

Laura Shaughnessy (Dundrum South Dublin AC), coach Terry McConnon

Fionnuala Ross  (Armagh AC), coach Dermot Kerr

Claire McCarthy (Leevale AC), coach Ronan Boland

Laura Graham (Mourne Runners AC), coach Ryan Maxwell


Stephen Scullion (Clonliffe Harriers AC), coach Stephen Haas

Kevin Dooney (Raheny Shamrock AC), coach Jerry Kiernan

Kevin Seaward  (St Malachy’s AC), coach Andrew Hobdell

Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders AC), coach Andrew Hobdell

Sergiu Ciobanu  (Clonliffe Harriers AC), coach Jerry Kiernan

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