Jessie Barr: “Research has found that engaging in just 20 minutes of aerobic exercises, such as running, can improve mood and reduce levels of anxiety for several hours post-exercise,” Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

We all know exercise is good for our physical health, but it seems many runners are also hitting tracks, paths and roads to improve their mindset. A (...)

More than  8,000 people took part in the Cork City Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A group of runners promoting solidarity with and wellbeing of asylum-seekers living in Direct Provision played a major part in the Cork City Marathon (...)

Marian  and Rob Heffernan welcome daughter. Picture: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

World race walking champion Robert Heffernan and his wife Marian were celebrating yesterday following the birth of a daughter. Marian Heffernan(...)

Jim Gavin receives his Philips Sports Manager of the Year award from Cel O’Reilly (Managing Director Philips Ireland) and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Sport, at a function in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In a reverse of 1995, Dublin football manager Jim Gavin saw off Clare hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald for the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award(...)

Lizzie Lee pictured kissing her mother Mary Lee of Bishopstown after winning the women’s event in the Cork City Half Marathon. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Polish athlete Bartosz Mazerski took just under two and a half hours to become the first person over the finish line at the Cork City Marathon yesterd(...)

I’d be very conscious of my diet for recovery purposes.

Do you think you have a healthy lifestyle? I do. I’m a professiona(...)