Martin Fagan is proving contentious amongst the running fraternity. I spoke to Midlands Sport on Sunday about Fagan’s Olympic qualifying run in the Zurich marathon (2:16:09) and how is situation sits in the running community.
This week’s podcast recaps the SPAR Great Ireland Run with interviews from Fionnuala Britton, Gemma Steel and Mark English. Fionnuala Britton reflects on her race and new coaching set-up with Joe Doonan who guided Catherina McKiernan to four world cross country silver medals and multiple major marathon victories. She feels
In the latest podcast we tell you why the Spar Great Ireland Run this weekend is literally “great.” The IAAF silver label road race will see the best runners on show from Japhet Korir and Leonard Komon to Fionnula Britton and Valeria Straneo in the main 10km in the Phoenix
There was no shortage of things to talk about this week from action at the world cross in Guiyang, China to Justin Gatlin signing for Nike. Geoffrey Kamworor kept up his perfect championship record in the men’s race adding the senior title to the junior crown he won four years
Mo Farah was the main story of the week and was in the news for all sorts of reasons. For starters he ran a European record for the half marathon in Lisbon with a super swift 59:32 becoming the first Britain to dip under 60 mins. Previous record holder Fabiano
We look at two main talking points in this week’s podcast: do Masters athletes deserve more respect and why are elite runners not getting the limelight in favour of human interest stories. The Irish National Masters Championships were on last weekend and many felt like second class citizens despite it
Our usual podcast seemed a tad long so we took it upon ourselves to divide it in two. Part two deals with Non European ( read faster) Athletes at the European Championships and also the schools championships. We then delve into the nationality debate and discuss the way forward on
Our usual podcast seemed a tad long so we took it upon ourselves to divide it in two. Part One deals with the European Championships and has interviews with Mark English and Ciara Everard. For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze
For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze to man of silver. The UCD student was delighted to land silver in 1:47.20 in a high quality race won by Poland’s Marcin Lewandowski in 1:46.67 and we hear is reaction to the race.
We’ve another bumper podcast this week starting with the indoor season where we catch up with Cathal Dennehy in New York. He fill us in on the highlights of the US Indoor Championships and then picks out the international stars set to shine at the European Indoor championships in Prague