It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll



Scenes by Donal Moloney taken the 5th annual Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon.

Runners from 53 countries around the world including all 50 states in the US took part.

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13 thoughts on “It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll

  1. Brother Barnabas

    there are some superb photos by Donal Moloney of the Palin di Siena horse racing festival in July

    would be nice to post them here

  2. Spaghetti Hoop

    Thanks be to god you can still turn to the running and not neglect your smoking friends.

        1. Janet, I ate my avatar

          lung capacity for a 5k or whatever short distance your race is isn’t going to be significantly affected by smoking
          not taking anything away from people who get up and out and accomplish the distances that are a challenge to them, it’s great.
          5k or 10 km is respectful in itself,
          but the whole using the words mini marathon ? you want a marathon ? run one
          and you’ll probably find as you hack up a lung at 30k that smoking isn’t your freind
          sorry rant over
          subject close to my heart

          1. Kenny U-Vox Plank

            Ah gotcha. Yes, Mini-marathon – what is it a 10K – 6+ miles? They should be sued for using the word Marathon.

          2. Charlie

            They said it was a “half marathon”. That’s 21.5k. Most smokers would barf a lung doing it. It’s a major achievement for non smokers too, particularly those new to running.

          3. Janet, I ate my avatar

            yep absolutely
            I was off on a tangent in response to the whole mini phenomenon

  3. Kenny U-Vox Plank

    The Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon is now owned by the IronMan crowd. They won’t run two events so close together in the same city. I’d bet one of them goes west next year.

    And IronMan 70.3 Dublin next weekend stillhasn’t sold out:

    They should offer a discount for smokers.

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