15 Jan 2015

Hogan’s Heroic tale; Kirk goes Green; Wariner to run 800; Your JTG five-a-day

Running Times remembers Hogan the Hero A beautifully-written piece from American Roger Robinson of Running Times, paying tribute to his former rival Jim Hogan, the former European Marathon champion from Limerick who passed away last week. Check it out here Cléirigh Büttner on living the American Dream As the most successful

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Image courtesy of PhotRun.net
11 Jan 2015

Rugby Star’s Shot Put Switch, French Vaulters Flying High; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Flying Start For Lavillenie 2014 World Athlete of the Year and indoor world record holder Renaud Lavillenie opened his season with a 5.80m pole vault in France. His female compatriot Marion Fiack took the women’s competition in a new outright French national record of 4.71m. Event report here  

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Jim Hogan seen here in 2nd place (8), in a race which the winner set the 10,000m WR
10 Jan 2015

Remembering Jim Hogan – the passing of a true running legend

Irish running legend Jim Hogan passed away today at the age of 81. Jim had quite the career and life story. He wrote a book with PJ Browne who kindly gave us this unpublished piece which gives us a great insight into the man. He was a trail blazer, European

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