October 15, 2010 by planetultramarathon
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http://www.ultralegends.com/tony-mangan-looking-for-shoe-sponsor/ Tony is starting on his World Jog soon. If you think you can help, please email Tony on THEWORLDJOG@GMAIL.COM Thanks Phil
August 15, 2010 by planetultramarathon
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http://www.ultralegends.com/tony-mangan-to-jog-around-the-world/ for the full story. Good luck Tony.
April 27, 2010 by planetultramarathon
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The International Associaton of Ultra Runners (IAU) banner was held at the top of the world, the Geographic North Pole, on 8th April 2010. The world’s coolest marathon, the North Pole Marathon, took place in near blizzard conditions on 7th April. Twenty-five athletes from 10 countries braved 45km per hour winds, sub-zero temperatures and snowdrifts […]
February 8, 2010 by planetultramarathon
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http://www.ultrarunningireland.com/live/news/808.html News Flash (31st January 2010): In a fantastic development for Irish ultra running, UltraRunning Ireland was awarded the World 50km Trophy Final (2010) and the World Trail Championships (2011). The decision was made at an IAU Executive Council Meeting at IAAF headquarters in Monaco. The World 50km Trophy Final will be held in conjunction […]
http://www.ultrarunningireland.com/live/news/805.html Following extensive research, it is now believed that Ireland’s Tony Mangan is the first person in history to officially run 200km+ on two consecutive days. Tony set the current World Indoor Record for 48 hours when he completed 426.178km in Brno, Czech Republic in March 2007. In the process, he beat top Japanese ultra […]
In a great performance for Irish ultrarunning, Thomas Maguire won the Monaco 24hr with a distance of 248.39km. Good to see the depth of Irish ultrarunning increasing the last few years. http://www.ultrarunningireland.com/live/news/797.html Ireland’s Thomas Maguire set an incredible new Irish record of 248.392km (154.344 miles) to win the IAU-labelled Monaco 24-Hour race on 22nd November. […]