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Interviews with runners from the club of all ages and abilities.

When did you join Sportsworld? August 2019 Where do you work? I’m a PE  and SPHE (social, personal, health education) teacher in  a secondary school in Goatstown. What is your favourite club session? Hills and Sprints - I don’t like the thought of doing it, but love the feeling of accomplishment afterwards! What is your...

Jessica Kennedy

When did you join Sportsworld? April 2016 Where do you work? I am a secondary school English teacher working in Palmerstown. What is your favourite club session? I always enjoy the fartlek lap and the Ballyboden lap. Anything long and steady is enjoyable. What is your favourite race distance? My favourite race distance is definitely 10km...

Tom Kinsella

When did you join Sportsworld? January 2016.  The first person I met was Armagh man Damien Geraghty who was still getting used to living in the big schmoke so I took him under my wing for a while. The Corkness really rubbed off on him as he has since moved...

Johnny Dwyer

When did you join Sportsworld? April 2016 Where do you work? I work as a Project Manager in an Irish company called PM Group, based in Tallaght. What is your favourite club session?

Anthony Gillen

When did you join Sportsworld? Winter 2011 Where do you work? National Transport Authority What is your favourite club session? 800m repeats on...

Lisa Madden

When did you join Sportsworld? I went to the club for a few sessions in June 2017 and had planned to return after a summer away travelling in South America but due to an unfortunate fall on one of my hiking escapades in Columbia...

Lorna Quinn

When did you join Sportsworld? 2006 (I think!) Where do you work? Alexandra College – Junior & Senior school. What is your favourite club session? Hills & Sprints What...

Colum Roche

Full Name Colum Roche When did you join Sportsworld? Nov 2018 Where do you work? I recently moved to a new role as Head of Internal Audit for an Investment Management company....

Ann Marie Clyne

When did you join Sportsworld? It was October 2016.   I had joined a couple of couch to 5K and 5K improver groups but found after a while they became expensive when you had to pay subscriptions every 8 weeks. ...

James Dawson

Full Name James Dawson When did you join Sportsworld? I officially joined Sportsworld in May 19 after the Terenure 5 mile event. I still remember trying to keep up with Brian who was...