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Christian Coleman Breaks World Record

American world 100m silver medallist Christian Coleman ran 6.37 seconds at a meeting in Clemson, South Carolina, setting the new 60m indoor world record last Friday. The previous record of 6.39 seconds was set twice (in 1998 and 2001) nearly twenty years ago by Maurice Greene, also an American. The 21-year-old made his breakthrough last
Category: Half Marathon

Sir Mo Farah – the 2017 Sports Personality of the Year

BBC Sports has been organizing the Sports Personality of the Year Awards for 64 years and this time the event took place at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on December 17th. The hosts were Gary Lineker, Gabby Logan and Clare Balding, who announced that Sir Mo Farah was the new winner of this year’s edition.
Category: Half Marathon

June 2017: Latest Achievements of the Young Spartans

At Olympian AC meeting on June 25th, Matt Doherty was the winner of the 800 m in 1.59. The Spartan made light work of his opponents with Noel Logan stepping out of the comfort zone running 2.06. He then won the 3000m comfortably 20mins later in 9.26. (If you like to win too, try Costa
Category: Half Marathon

What have the Spartans been up to: August’s highlights

August has been a busy day for our favorite athletes so let’s see what was on their schedules. I think it’s safe to start with the performance of Aileen Reid at the Rio Olympics. She competed in the triathlon and even though she wasn’t close to the podium, the young woman finished on the 21st
Category: August’s highlights

The Strabane-Lifford Half Marathon

The Spartans have done a good job at the Strabane Lifford half marathon on May, 15 2016. Gary Slevin finished 4th with a time of 73.47. The best time was obtained by the winner of the race, Stephen Duncan from Omagh Harriers: 69.47. Women didn’t do as well but the female Spartans still managed to
Category: Half Marathon