Laura Graham

9 results

North Down AC’s Ben Reynolds winning the  110m hurdles at the National Senior Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Men Leon Reid (Menapians AC) 100m/200m (PB 10.33/20.27) Age: 24 After his 11th-hour transfer from Great Britain to Ireland (his late mother is Belfas(...)

Lizzie Lee in action at the European Cross Country Championships in Slovakia. Photograph: Inpho

Most athletes will tell you that age is but a number, and Lizzie Lee is certainly no exception. She turns 38 next week, and nearly two years on from r(...)

Freddy Sittuk of Raheny Shamrocks after crossing the line to take the Irish title. Photo: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Marathon running has always been a combination of agony and ecstasy, only not the way Gary O’Hanlon is feeling it right now. Because moments after cr(...)

Laura Graham crosses the finish line to win the ladies race in the 2017 Belfast City Marathon last May. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Presseye

There are lots of good ways to fine-tune your marathon preparations, and running a marathon is not normally considered one of them. For Laura Graham, (...)

A runner in the Belfast City Marathon. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Inpho

For one day only, the city of Belfast became a city of runners. At the start line in front of the City Hall, in the green spaces around it, and in th(...)

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Of The Year Awards winners. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has been crowned The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2016. The 26-year-old claimed sil(...)

Laura Graham: First Irish woman to finish in Sunday’s Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

There is absolutely no scientific proof that childbirth can enhance marathon performances, although Laura Graham presents some compelling evidence. I(...)

Sergiu Ciobanu celebrates winning the Irish national marathon championship with his on Daniel, aged 4 months, at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon at Merrion Square in Dublin. Photograph:   Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Rarely has the Dublin Marathon been won with greater ease or indeed authority, and such was Dereje Debele Tulu’s look of apparent effortlessness at th(...)

Pauline Curley of  Tullamore Harriers after finishing as the leading Irish women in the  2015 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Marathon running is all about beating the clock. Not turning it back. Except the body clock of Pauline Curley keeps telling her otherwise, and with th(...)