Mile News Tagged Marcus O'sullivan


World indoor legends: Marcus O’Sullivan

January 14, 2018

Mile legend and three-time World champion shares his four indoor global event memories

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

Ahead of the forthcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, we launch a new series focused on some of the great world indoor champions from the past.

First up...

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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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Marcus O’Sullivan Inducted to Athletics Ireland Hall of Fame

December 02, 2016

Villanova head coach and 4-time Olympian earns top honor for his worldwide accomplishments in the sport including 101 sub-4 minute Mile races, #3 all-time

From Villanova.com

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Villanova men's track & field head coach Marcus O'Sullivan was inducted to the Athletics Ireland...

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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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The Five Greatest Irish Runners in Villanova History

March 16, 2013

By Villanova Running

While observers might differ in the rank ordering of the best of the Irish Pipeline to Villanova, there is virtually no doubt that the top four Irish imports to have ever run at Villanova are (in my own rank order): Sonia O'Sullivan, Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan and...

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