Ahmed, Attard Pulis first home in Dingli 10

Article extract from the Times of Malta  The 24th running of the Dingli 10 race, sponsored by Nestle Fitness, was held earlier this month with the participation of 320 athletes. St Patrick’s Athletics Club, the organisers of this annual race, also had a 10-mile walk and a juniors race included in their programme on March 19 and the feedback on both events was very positive. The Dingli 10 was won by Saints’ runner Ibrahim Hussen Ahmed. He clocked 57 minutes […]

Jonathan Balzan 8th time 1st Maltese at the Malta Marathon

It has been a month since Jonathan Balzan won the Malta Marathon, since then he ran the Concordia half marathon where he placed 10th overall and 3rd Over 40 finishing the hilly route in 1 hour 15 minutes 56.  Only a week after he was again involved in the club’s traditional Dingli 10 miles where he placed 2nd place overall behind Ibrahim Hussen Ahmed. In the last few days, we had a small conversation with Jonathan where he recounted his training […]

Ibrahim Hussen Ahmed wins Malta Half Marathon

Article extract from www.timesofmalta.com Ibrahim Hussen Ahmed, 25, had been hoping simply to complete the 21km course  despite a leg injury. “I can’t say I will win but God willing I will try,” he had told The Sunday Times of Malta. Ibrahim Hussen Ahmed, 25, joined St Patrick’s Athletic Club after being released from mandatory detention. Photo: Facebook Mr Hussen was born to Eritrean parents in Sudan but neither country recognises him as their citizen.He said running is the thing […]

Deaflympics – George Vella

Following my performances at the 22nd edition of the Deaflympic Games held in Sofia, Bulgaria, I am honoured to have represented Malta in athletics. I was also the delegate for the Deaf Sports Association of Malta during the Annual General Meeting held just few days before the games started. I participated in both the 400m and 800m. Since I am a triathlete and there was no Triathlon in these games, it was quite hard for me to adjust back to […]

Cadets Discus and Shot Put National Record Holder – Catriona Cuschieri

My name is Catriona Cuschieri and I am Malta’s Discus & Shot put record holder in the cadets section. I attend St. Monica School Birkirkara and I am currently in Form 3. I will be 14 years old on the 4th of January and that is when I will start competing with the Youth section. I started training athletics when my coach Zeljko Aras had visited our school, searching for potential athletes. I was interested and therefore I started training […]

The Nestlé Fitness Dingli 10 – 19 March 2014

Since 1991, the Dingli 10 has become established as a tradition and one of the most prestigious races on the local running calendar. The Dingli 10, sponsored by Nestle Fitness, is known for its scenic beauty and the challenging route. The route is a fairly tough and hilly loop. The race starts at the square dedicated to Francis Ebejer in the middle of Dingli, and after an initial ‘flattish’ 1-mile loop, runners proceed towards the Nigret area in Rabat. The […]

Smart Success for Andrew Grech

Mellie?a AC runner Andrew Grech is the winner of this year’s Smart City Malta 8K road race, organised by St Patrick’s AC. Now in the 2nd edition, the SmartCity Malta Race, held in the Kalkara and Xghajra area, attracted the participation of 140 athletes in the senior race, 20 youngsters in the 2km juniors’ race and a small number of walkers in the 8km walk Grech completed the race in 26 minutes and 10 seconds to finish ahead of Steve Chetcuti (Birkirkara […]