JTG 5-A-Day

10 Things you learn when you’re injured,Words of Wisdom From Rudisha: JTG 5 A DAY

10 things you learn when you’re injured

Olympian Cyrus Hostetler, an 83m javelin thrower takes us through ten things you learn when you get injured: everything from re-learning your fundamentals, breaking down your technique to stop getting injured in future to learning about character.

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Kiprop can win in Beijing no matter what way the race is run

Flotrack interview with Asbel Kiprop and also an analysis of his chances in Beijing. The article suggests he is nigh unbeatable: he is faster than everyone and also has the speed over the last 200m. He may also attempt a double over 800m and 1500m In Beijing if gets automatic selection from the Kenyan Federation.

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Sharika Nelvis faces the JTG Finish Line

The fastest hurdler in the world this year speaks to Gerard O Donnell about everything from what she would be if she wasn’t an athlete: “I would be a model and create my own photo studio” to what her goals are in track and field “I want to be inspiration to the world on and off the track, and become the greatest 100 meter hurdler of all time.”

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Words of Wisdom from David Rudisha

David Rudisha gives us words of wisdom and explains why “It is all about hard work”, You need to “Find your recipe” and how to “Learn from mistakes”

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Talking Point Thursdays: We need more Relays!

There was an incredibly enjoyable finale to the Dublin Graded season last night as Rory Chesser of Ennis Track held off Freddy Keron Situk of Raheny Shamrock in the Mixed Dual Medley Relays.The race had a cash prize of 600 euro and generated good interest from the Dublin clubs as well as the aforementioned men and women from the Banner County.
The innovation is a new one from the Dublin Board and proved to be a success. The teams had to contain a female and went over the following distances: 800, 400, 1200, 1600m. The crowds stayed around and supported the event and the relays brought out some great team spirit in clubs, everything from supporting their teammates to getting athletes out of retirement to the frantic search for the compulsory “girl”.

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Great Excitement at the Penn Relays
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Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan is an athlete, coach, athletics fan and, most importantly, was once named Bandon AFC's under-12 Player of the Year. He was once a promising athlete but is now a promising coach, teacher and part-time athletics writer/broadcaster. While an 800m runner himself, Ronan has coached everything from pole vault to 10km with varying levels of bluffing. He has regularly been threatening to do something for years but is yet to deliver. He is regarded as our expert on the American running scene, though has yet, to prove his knowledge in this realm.

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