JTG 5-A-Day

The DJ who beat Farah, Rowbury’s Irish Dancing Past; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Harrington’s Ethiopian Expedition
Only one place to start for today’s 5-A-Day and it’s with Cork man Chris Harrington as he chronicles his journey to Ethiopia. Leaving a wife and 5 kids behind for a month, Harrington will be blogging along the way as he seeks athletic bliss.

Check out his story here

2. ‘I beat Mo Farah, now i’m a dj’
Ricky Stevenson is the last Briton to take the scalp of Mo farah, and he now finds employment as a DJ having not raced in 2 years.

Read more here

3. Q&A with Shannon Rowbury – her Irish dancing past
Shannon Rowbury talks about her career to date, including how Irish dancing was better preparation than soccer for her future in track and field.

Full piece here

4. The A-Z of 2014, part 2
Part 2 of Cathal Dennehy’s end of year review takes us from the letters N-Z of athletics, following on from his first piece which can be found here.

Part 2 here

5. Cullen’s 7 part story
Track and Field superfan Mark Cullen has written a comprehensive piece on his involvement in the sport, as well an interesting Robert Harting annecdote. A lengthy but worthwhile read.

Check it out here

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Gerard O'Donnell

Gerard O'Donnell

Gerard O'Donnell is an athlete, physical therapist, and MSc student. He is current national 110m hurdles champion and ranks 3rd & 5th on the Irish all-time list for the sprint hurdles events. He is occasionally referred to as GOD, not due to his initials, but because of his heavenly beard, which he has sported since the age of 5.

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