John Treacy, Catherina McKiernan, Sonial O'Sullivan
11 Dec 2014

CULLEN’S COMEBACK; LEGENDS SPEAK; BULGARIA BOUND FOR EUROS

We have a host of legends talking on the show this week, both Irish and International, from Sonia O’Sullivan to Jo Pavey and more. First up, we look back on last weekend’s Novice Cross Country, which saw a pair of invaders from North and South take the titles in Dublin.

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25 Nov 2014

Dundalk Delivers; Pollock and Britton prevail

This week, it was all about the Intercounties Cross Country Championships, and we were treated to a superb day of competition as Fionnuala Britton destroyed the women’s race for her fifth title and Paul Pollock edged a thriller in the men’s race to take his second. The course in Dundalk

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Cross Country is looming onto the Horizon for Junior Athletes
14 Nov 2014

A Week to Remember: The Road to Maynooth

This week, we had the full team back in the studio to cast our ever-critical, occasionally cynical eyes on a range of subjects, from last weekend’s Remembrance Run, where Brendan O’Neill and Fionnuala Britton took the titles, to the upcoming Intervarsity Road Relay Championships. We preview one of the most

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New York Marathon
05 Nov 2014

Big Apple, Big Scandals and Gregan goes for broke

This week we look back on all the action at the New York marathon from the tight finishes to the latest drug revelations that have affected the World Marathon Majors final result. Cathal Dennehy caught up with Paula Radcliffe and asked for her take on the Rita Jeptoo positive test

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28 Oct 2014

Dublin Marathon: Magic or Mediocre?

It was Marathon Monday in Dublin yesterday, and while the race brought the usual magic atmosphere to the city’s streets, the winning times were distinctly mediocre. We look back on the race, hearing from men’s champion Eliud Too, and the Irishman who guides him, Neil Fleming. We hear from the

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Brendan O'Neill on his way to victory
21 Oct 2014

XC Season up and running as Marathon Monday looms

This week, it was all about the cross country as the season got into full swing with the Autumn Open Cross Country in the Phoenix Park. Brendan O’Neill took victory in the men’s race and further down the mixed field, Fionnuala Britton showed her good form when unsurprisingly being first

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Bernard Koech shows off his Chicago Marathon footwear
14 Oct 2014

Elites are better-weather you like it or not

This week, we discuss the Chicago Marathon, which saw Eliud Kipchoge and Rita Jeptoo take victory amid some of the worst television coverage ever afforded to an elite event,with NBC considering weather updates more important than covering the race itself.. Things get heated when we ask, in light of Gerry

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Robert Harting and his trademark celebration
07 Oct 2014

Champs, Cheats and Chi-town

This week, we first round up all the Irish in action last weekend and then review the international season, picking out the good, bad and ugly from the summer. We discuss the Athlete of the Year shortlist, and specifically. the inclusion of three athletes previously banned for doping. Was Robert

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Dennis Kimetto and Cathal Dennehy
30 Sep 2014

Brilliant Berlin; Kimetto is King; 2:02:57

  History was made in Berlin on Sunday as Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record with 2:02:57, and Cathal Dennehy was there to witness the drama unfold and get all the reaction immediately after the race. In this podcast, we review the historic Berlin race, which saw both

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Irish Women's 4x100m relay team after thier National Record run
23 Sep 2014

So Long Summer; Records, Returns and Retirements

As we wave farewell to the track season, we pick out the Irish athletes who shone brightest this summer. Which Meathman did we deem the Irish junior athlete of the year? Who shocked us all with their stunning performance at a mid-summer meet on home turf? Which athlete resurrected their

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