fionnuala mccormack
13 Oct 2015

Six thoughts on the Chicago Marathon

Mission Accomplished for McCormack As good as it was to see Fionnuala McCormack run well below the qualifying time for next year’s Olympic Games, it would be an insult to both her ability and attitude to pretend it was a performance that will have left her delighted. McCormack, 31, appeared to set

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Meb, Coach Larsen with the Track&Field News, 
photo courtesy of UCLA newsroom
19 Dec 2014

Inside the mind of a master Coach; Bob Larsen Interview (Part 2)

This is the second part of Cathal Dennehy’s discussion with coach Bob Larsen. Part one can be found here.   Cathal Dennehy: How much do you utilise physiological testing or monitor heart rate and lactates in Meb’s training? Bob Larsen: It’s been proven that if you know what you’re looking

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Bob Larsen pictured with his star athlete Meb Keflezighi at the 2004 US Olympic marathon trials. Image by:
18 Dec 2014

Inside the mind of a master Coach; Bob Larsen Interview

As the man who has guided Meb Keflezighi for the duration of his senior career – and one of the  most instrumental figureheads in the renaissance of American distance running – Bob Larsen is a man with an enviable wealth of wisdom when it comes to coaching.  Currently, Larsen coaches just

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29 Sep 2014

Marathon Monday: all you need to know about Berlin

In some corners the first man, Dennis Kimetto, to break 2 hours and 3 minutes (2:02:57 to be exact) for the marathon went largely unnoticed. The Kenyan was involved in a titanic battle with his compatriot, Emmanuel Mutai, who also went under the old record (2:03:23) with 2:03:13 on a

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