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1. What running shoes do you train in?

Saucony Grid Hurricane 9.

2. How many miles did you run last week?

38.

3. What's your favourite racing distance?

10km.

4. Where's you favourite place to train?

Dangan or Salthill.

5. What's your favourite race or event each year?

Galway Bay 10m & Streets of Galway 8km.

6. What annoys you most at races?

Parking.

7. What race, that you haven't yet run, would you most like to take part in?

Berlin Marathon.

8. What was your best-ever running performance?

Streets of Galway 2002.

9. What was your worst-ever running performance?

Streets of Galway 2006.

10. What's the strangest thing that you've ever seen on a training run?

Running through a flock of Hopper Swans near my home.

11. Favourite piece of running gear?

My runners.

12. Who would you most enjoy beating in a sprint for the line?

That would be telling.

13. What was the best bit of training advice you were ever given?

Never stretch cold muscles.

14. In ten years time will you still be running?

I'd be disappointed but would find something eles to get the adrenaline going.

15. If for some reason you were told you could never run again, how do you

think you'd react?

I hope to be and I'd be hope my other half would be as well :-).

16. Have you ever been bitten by a dog while running?

No thank God.

17. Have you ever had to stop for an emergency 'Paula' during a race?

Aaaa no but go to Q19.

18. Favourite post-race food?

Banana.

19. Most embarrassing ever running-related moment?

Having to ask someone last year to use their loo during the Streets of Galway 2006 due to an upset stomach.

20. The greatest Irish Athlete of all time is/was?

For me, Sonia

retired but not out

16 years 11 months ago

Im disapointed to see Answer no. 20!!!!!!
Thought it would be your hubby! Keep the good work up

Anonymous

16 years 11 months ago

Just to say I saw you training last nite in Claregalway you looked great, well toned and going strong well done keep it up

Tom

16 years 11 months ago

I heard that Saucony Hurricane are good for runners who over pronate would you agree and where can I buy them

Maria

16 years 11 months ago

Hi Tom the Saucony ProGrid Hurricane 9 Road Running Shoe is a superb support shoe for the moderate overpronator. You cannot get them in Ireland you can order them on line form either the states at
wwww.saucony.com they retail around $129.99/€94.75
Or wwww.saucony.co.uk or runners world £94.99 / €141.88
Hope that helps