Elizabeth Egan previews the GloHealth Inter Clubs Cross Country Championships this Sunday and the NCAA Championships the day before in Kentucky with a focus on the women. Success Breeds Success The battle for the Euro Cross selection is always intense, but the competition to get into the senior women’s team
So we have had our fast finishers but what about those who choose to lead from the front? We picked 5 of the best front runners in history. They are many more, we definitely had a few howlers and left some people out. Filbert Bayi These race has to be
Flippin’ Fast 14 year olds Two fourteen year old who have ran 1:55 for 800m, and one of them is Irish! The other also has a 3:50 1500m to his name this season, and is the younger brother of European medalist Henrik Ingebrigtsen. Read more about these young speedsters here.
The first in a multi part series, we attempt to provide prospective student athletes with an insight into the american scholarship system. Instead of speaking to athletes who have been on scholarship in America or Ireland, we will be speaking to athletes who have experience of both systems. Craig Murphy
Sonia O’Sullivan was an IAAF ambassador at this year’s World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China. The 1998 double world cross country champion wrote a diary of the event and her experiences for Jumping The Gun. World Cross Country Guiyang 2015 by Sonia O’Sullivan The World Cross country took place
Elizabeth Egan finished in the top ten in the senior women’s race at the Irish Inter Clubs Cross Country Championships on March 1st. What should have been cause for great celebration, led to more of a sense of deflation. She competed in the English national the week before with 865
The Heavyweight Clash The big draw this weekend will be the Senior Boys race which takes place at 2:40pm. It’s an unlikely situation, this race. Two hugely talented athletes going toe to toe in front of a partisan crowd at Clongowes Wood College . Kevin Mulcaire, the Intermediate champion, winner
Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock) and Maria McCambridge (DSD) dominated the GloHealth Inter Clubs Cross Country Championships in Kilbroney Park, Co. Down yesterday. There was a number of good performances despite the event being poorly attended. Clonliffe Harriers’ Hope Saunders won the junior women’s 4,000m race in style to get the
Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock) returns from a warm weather training camp in Portugal to defend his GloHealth Inter Club Cross Country Championships in Kilbroney Park, Co. Down today. Clohisey is building up for a marathon debut in Rotterdam in April and will be looking for a good performance over 12,000m.
by Jack Corbett For our next interview of what is set to become a weekly fixture Jack Corbett caught up with Skerries native Rhona Pierce who recently relocated to the home of arguably our greatest ever athlete, Sonia O’Sullivan. In doing so Pierce has joined the Leevale stronghold based in