On September 10th St. Finbarr’s AC will proudly host a new event on the Cork running calendar – an Open Cross Country Race. We at St. Finbarr’s AC really want to stress that ‘Open’ in this instance really does mean open – any runners aged 16 or over, of any ability, whether a seasoned cross-country […]
Mental health aspect of running, the journey of the marathon and great people you meet along the way.
From Tadhg O’Sullivan My running journey began just over three years ago in march 2020, when all team sports including GAA had stopped and all gym amenities had also came to a close. GAA and the gym for me at that time were a big part of my life, as they meant I could compete, […]
The heartbreaking news from the Ironman, in Youghal, that two athletes sadly lost their lives sent shockwaves around sporting circles and further afield. Deepest sympathies to the family and friends of both men. I take it for granted when I go out for a race, an event or a training run that I will come […]
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The Echo Women’s Mini Marathon 2023 The countdown has started for the Women`s Mini Marathon on Sunday September 17th next. The organisers (The Echo in conjunction with Cork Athletics) are delighted to announce that the Mini Marathon will take place at 12 noon on Sunday, September 17. We are hoping we will have another big […]
It’s been a few months since Cork but I’m back on the marathon road again. That road leads to Dublin at the end of October. It’s a road I’ve travelled before, back in 2012 I ran Cork and Dublin marathons in the same year. In Cork I did 4 hours 11 minutes, and in Dublin […]
Guest blog Jonathan Kenneally Club St Catherine’s AC Instagram profile jk_tri_run_travel A triathlete that hates the bike Injured more than not Signing up and beginning of the journey My 10km journey started when I used the Runners Diary Podcast discount code to sign up for the 10km on January 27th, I said it was a […]