Clohisey clenches his fist as he seals victory. Image via Kieran Carlin
18 May 2015

Marathon Mick tells his tale of life on the road

Mick Clohisey made his marathon debut in Rotterdam on April 12th in a stellar 2:17:42. In our interview with Mick he tells us how he went off the beaten track for a number of years and travelled around America before meeting his girlfriend and finding the love for running once

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12 Apr 2015

Clohisey leads the way in Rotterdam with Olympic qualifier

Mick Clohisey led an Irish charge at the Rotterdam marathon finishing 18th overall in 2:17:43 on his debut for the classic distance and getting under the Olympic qualifying standard of 2:18:00. Ethiopia’s Abera Kuma was first across the line in 2:06:47 followed by Kenyans Mark Kiptoo in 2:07:21 and Bernard

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18 Apr 2014

Mission accomplished for Callaghan in Rotterdam

The Jumping the Gun blog success continued as Eoin Callaghan matched James Thie in achieving his ambitions. We look like a good luck charm but we won’t jump the gun just yet! Enjoy Eoin’s final blog. We’ll post up his complete training tomorrow. For now, enjoy his final race blog.

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08 Apr 2014

Callaghan getting ready for the big dance

This time next week it’ll all be over – the build up to a marathon is worse than the lead up to Christmas. You start off thinking, ‘ah sure it’s grand, I’ve loads of time’ before blind panic sets in and you start to worry that you’ve nothing done! In

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02 Apr 2014

Taper time for Callaghan as Rotterdam looms

We have Ciarán Ó Lionáird as top of the pile with the latest podcast that has been making waves but Eoin Callaghan is building towards the Rotterdam marathon and he’s now coming into his tapering phase.  Taper Time by Eoin Callaghan The week just gone was the last week of

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24 Mar 2014

To do kilometres or miles? That is the question

Eoin Callaghan is back and here is latest instalment of his training blog for the Rotterdam marathon where there will be a strong Irish contingent. Enjoy.  Logging the miles Another 100 miles and another week closer – one more week of hard training to go and then the taper can

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20 Mar 2014

Callaghan hits another ton as Rotterdam looms near

Eoin has his latest instalment as his marathon adventure in Rotterdam draws ever nearer. Our latest podcast is also at the bottom of the post with plenty of athletics chat and our greatest sporting moments and our very own temper tantrums.  Blog March 10-16 Another week, another 100+ miles but

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10 Mar 2014

Callaghan back on perfect pace for Rotterdam

Eoin Callaghan had a tough time last week after the loss of his close friend and a frustrating injury. He got back on the road to recovery this week with the help of his physical therapist, and soon to be physiotherapist, David Campbell and linking up with Emmett Dunleavy of

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05 Mar 2014

Callaghan feels physical and personal strain on road to Rotterdam

Eoin Callaghan had a tough week with the loss of one of his closest friends last week coupled with an injury that put his training on the back burner. He’s determined not to let it derail his marathon bid. Below he tells his story.   “The body decided enough was

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23 Feb 2014

Rotterdam marathon blog: “I think I may have overdone it!”

While Paul Robinson was running sub 4 minutes (3:59.56) for the mile to finish third in the Herb Elliot mile at the Perth Track Classic and Alberto Salazar was having a meltdown in Alex Ferguson style at the US National Indoor championships when things didn’t work out the way he

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