Leading the way: Lauren Fleshman is a two-time US champion and five-time NCAA champion. Image: Oiselle
14 Sep 2015

Marathon Mondays: Fleshman’s Fantastic Food Tips

Marathon Mondays are back and with only six weeks left to Dublin we want to give you the best chance to achieve your goals and run to your potential. So we asked two-time US 5000m champion and five-time NCAA Champion Lauren Fleshman for advice. The Oiselle athlete [which by the

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John Treacy en route to victory in the 1979 World Cross Country. Photo courtesy of: Athletics Ireland
17 Aug 2015

Marathon Mondays: John Treacy takes silver

This week’s Marathon Monday takes a look at the great John Treacy who broke the then Irish Record when he ran 2:09:56 in the L.A Olympics. The Double World Cross Country Champion won a silver medal that day and in the words of Jimmy Magee “And for the 13th time,

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Katherine Switzer (261) being chased by officials.
10 Aug 2015

Marathon Mondays: Katherine Switzer: The Rogue Marathoner who changed Women’s Running

With 11 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal. This week we look at the second of our three marathoners that changed the world of the Marathon 13,751 women

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Shorter with fourth place teammate Kenny Moore
03 Aug 2015

Marathon Mondays: Frank Shorter and the Running Boom

With 12 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal. This week we look at the first of our three marathoners that changed the world of Marathoning. Frank Shorter was

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Aries Merritt in action at the London Diamond League. Photo courtesy of PhotoRun
27 Jul 2015

Hurdles Heroes, Marathon Madness, Paralympic Controversy: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Personal Bests with Aries Merritt The reigning Olympic Champion and the fastest man of all-time Aries Merritt speaks to IAAF where he tells them all about everything from the best piece of coaching advice“To just be patient because, as an athlete, success doesn’t come immediately” to the best song I’ve

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Marathon Des Sables action shot
27 Jul 2015

Marathon Mondays: Six Marathons in Six Days in the Sahara: David O’ Keeffe

With 13 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal.This week we look at one of the maddest Marathons. David O Keeffe has been in involved in athletics with Togher A.C

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Emmett Dunleavy of www.PerfectPacing.com
20 Jul 2015

Marathon Mondays: Chasing the Marathon Barriers

With 14 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal. Last week we looked at the idea of lactate here and a week has gone by very quickly since. Emmett

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Emmett Dunleavy of www.PerfectPacing.com
13 Jul 2015

Marathon Mondays: Using Lactate Threshold to Improve Performance

With 15 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal. 15 weeks is more than enough time to fine-tune preparations, log the miles, buy the unnecessary water belts and sweat

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