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Ciaran Byrne: Laughter, tears and roars of triumph in another epic race

Ciaran Byrne

Published 26/10/2010 | 05:00

SOME stumbled, some fell, some hopped, and in the end a few more were lent a kindly, helping shoulder to lean on.

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But what really mattered yesterday was that they all crossed the finish line.

Many of the 13,000 competitors in the 31st Lifestyle Sports-Adidas Dublin City Marathon hadn't even reached the five-mile mark when Kenyan Moses Kangogo Kibet broke the tape in a dizzying 2hrs 8mins and 58 secs -- a new Dublin record.

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