Mile News Tagged Frank O'mara


When we were Kings: Ireland’s magic Milers

January 02, 2018

Island nation's athletes are notable part of the iconic distance's rich history

By Tom Hunt, Irish Examiner

Paul Robinson’s recent world best time of 4:17.9 for a Mile run in sub-zero Antarctica recalled memories of a previous era when Ireland’s leading Milers competed at elite level and...

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O’Mara’s tribute to Irish Mile legend Niall O’Shaughnessy

September 19, 2015

Much like George Harrison, Niall was the forgotten member of the Irish Milers club; likely because he walked away from the sport at the pinnacle of his abilities at just 24.

From Frank O'Mara, posted by Athletics Ireland

Former two-time world indoor 3000m champion Frank O'Mara has penned a...

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Sons of Frank O’Mara & Marcus O’Sullivan Team Up at Villanova

August 22, 2013

O'Sullivan, who ran 100 sub-4 minute Miles, to coach both of them

From Villanova Running

Twenty-eight years ago this month, four of Ireland’s greatest Milers -- two of whom attained greatness at Villanova -- combined to set a World Record of 15 minutes, 49.08 seconds in the 4 Mile relay at...

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