Featured Fixtures (Part 1)

FEATURED FIXTURE We are trilled to support races all around Ireland and promote these races and the clubs/committees involved. The races featured now have kindly giving us entries for our listeners and followers to win so please keep and eye and ear out for these brilliant competitions. If your race would like to feature on […]

The Echo Women’s Mini Marathon 2023 

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 […]

Cork City Marathon thoughts by Fergus Munday.

CORK CITY MARATHON AN AFTERTHOUGHT ___ By Fergus Munday   INTRODUCTION I am writing this just over twenty four hours after finishing the 2023 Cork City Marathon. Stiff, blistered and sunburnt but the overwhelming feeling of one of absolute joy in having been a part of it and pride in my own small performance in […]

The final run in!! Martin’s Blog

The calm before the storm. Probably not the best analogy with the beautiful weather we are having but from a running point of view, you might see where I am coming from. The big day is almost here and I can’t  wait. It’s all easy runs at the moment. I ran with some of the […]

40 year old Marathon Virgin

“Always start with a quote. It makes your blog post look super profound” Martin O’Leary, probably.  I’m in New York to celebrate my 40th and my wife’s.. eh.. definitely not 40th.. ahem… when I realise I can’t escape the cold hard truth – I’m injured, and I need treatment. It’s the start of April, and […]