Photo courtesy of
07 Oct 2015

Bolt On Ellen; Cain Staying In NYC; 10 Questions With Heffernan; Your JTG 5-A-Day

10 Questions with Rob Heffernan Niall Breslin, or Bressie to you hip youngsters out there, interviews 2013 world 50km walk champion Rob Heffernan about the mental challenges that face an elite athlete like himself. “The mind can have a tendency to drift towards the dark side when you are really

Gerard O'Donnell 0
Adam McMullen; Image: Athletics Ireland
05 Mar 2015

McMullen’s leap of faith; Cain’s growing pains; bluffer’s guide to Prague; Your JTG 5-a-day

McMullen’s leap of faith Adam McMullen was the first of the Irish in action in Prague this morning, and the long jumper from Northern Ireland was eliminated in 17th place after a best jump of 7.53m. However, McMullen has made a great jump forward this year, with a best of

Cathal Dennehy 0
cain (1)
04 Feb 2015

The Oregon Project: how they rated on their first assignment of 2015

The Nike Oregon Project sent a battalion of their best athletes to the Armory Track Invitational in New York on Saturday and, with it being their first major assignment of 2015, we put their performances under the microscope and played some guesswork with what grade they will have got from

Cathal Dennehy 0
02 Feb 2015

Lagat aims to eclipse Coghlan’s record at Millrose Games

Eight-time champion Bernard Lagat of Tucson, AZ, and New York native and defending champion, Mary Cain, 18, of Portland, OR, will star in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile at the 108th NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February 14, it was announced today by Mary Wittenberg, president and CEO of New York

Feidhlim Kelly 0
Galen Rupp
28 Jan 2014

Cullen refuses to back down, Indoor season ignites, and Rupp ‘cains’ opposition

Mary Cullen joined us for this week’s podcast to talk about her journey back to the top after a litany of injuries. She returned to form with a bang at the Raheny 5-mile on Sunday to move to second on the all-time Irish list, and with a clean bill of

Feidhlim Kelly 0
27 Jan 2014

Doherty stuns Lawler in Athlone as Cullen storms Raheny

There was a feast of athletics action over the weekend  with top road races and indoor action in Ireland and around the globe. Rose-Anne Galligan kicked things off by pacing Mary Cain of the Oregon Project on Friday night in Boston to near world junior record – pretty much as

Feidhlim Kelly 0
23 Jan 2014

Galligan set to pace Cain for world junior mile record attempt

Rose-Anne Galligan ran her fastest ever season opener over 800m at the Rejkavik International in Iceland last Sunday in 2:03.69 finishing second behind local junior sensation Anita Hinriksdottir who ran a world leading, and European Indoor junior record, 2:01.81. Galligan will be keeping youth as her theme by pacing US

Feidhlim Kelly 0