In today’s Irish Examiner Cathal Dennehy talks to “four Irish greats who came together to set a world record for the 4 x 1 mile relay on August 17, 1985.”


“This Thursday, the four athletes — now aged between 59 and 67 — will again team up to complete a virtual marathon relay, a charitable event organised by the The Armory Foundation in New York. They will log a cumulative 26.2 miles at four separate locations: Coghlan in Castleknock, Dublin; O’Sullivan in Villanova, Pennsylvania; O’Mara in Little Rock, Arkansas; Flynn in Gray, Tennessee.”

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