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McCambridge laps them all

MARIA McCAMBRIDGE won the 5,000m for her club Dundrum South Dublin at the European Clubs Championships in Amsterdam, lapping the entire field.

DSD’s other winner was Sarah Mulligan in the 3000m.

For Crusaders in the men’s competition, Jason Harvey was 2nd in the 400m hurdles in 51.72 secs.

Track and field action continues at Sunday’s Leinster Championships in Tullamore.

O’Hanlon wins in Newry

Gary O’Hanlon, the Clonliffe running machine, won the Newry Marathon in a “respectable” 2 hrs 36 mins 15 secs. Freddy Keron Sittuk took the half marathon finishing just 15 seconds ahead of Stephen Duncan. Next up for Sittuk is Sunday’s Walled Marathon in Derry.

Fagan claims Enfield victory

Just two days after winning the Terenure 5-mile, Martin Fagan won the Bob Heffernan 5km in Enfield in 14 mins 26 secs - his fourth road race since returning from a two-year doping ban. First woman was Donore veteran Barbara Cleary in 16 mins 21 secs.

p Ian Guiden and Louise Reilly made it a home double at the Clonliffe 2-mile in Santry.

Moloney throwing well

Football’s loss could be athletics gain if the form of Jill Maloney, third in the javelin at Sunday’s AAI Games, in anything to go by. Maloney, the Irish U19 goalkeeper since the age of 15, recently got the devastating news that she would have to give up football because of a serious back disorder.

On a trip to Ireland, she visited the Santry stadium and joined Clonliffe Harriers.

After just a few weeks practise, she’s hooked and looking forward to more competition over the summer.

Duncan to run 5-Mile in Park

Nicola Duncan, Ireland’s latest distance running star, is sure of a warm welcome when she runs the Irish Runner 5-Mile in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on June 28.

After running 2:33.28 in the London Marathon, Duncan runs the marathon at the European Championships in Zurich.

For entry the Irish Runner “5” see www.dublinmarathon.ie