Cross-country – “the perfect groundwork for athletes in winter” – Sonia O’Sullivan

Angela O’Connor competing in 2022 National Masters Cross-country in Fermoy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It’s the perfect groundwork for athletes in the winter, to build an endurance base without the intensity of weekly track sessions, racing over undulating terrain, focusing more on the endurance build-up, gaining strength over hills and a variety of challenging courses to periodically test the fitness.”

Read Sonia O’Sullivan’s column in today’s Irish Times:

https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/athletics/2023/01/12/sonia-osullivan-reflections-on-the-dying-art-of-cross-country-running/

And more on cross-country – following their European team medal winning success last month :

https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/athletics/2023/01/12/sportswoman-of-the-month-eilish-and-roisin-flanagan/

This week’s club cross-country training is on Saturday morning at Ballinrobe Racecourse:

join Mike and Colette for the session – “the perfect groundwork…”

https://www.mayoac.com/cross-country-training-ballinrobe-saturday-a-m-january14/

This year’s National Masters & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships is in Gowran Co Kilkenny on February 12. See our events calendar for details and updates.

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