Catherina McKiernan

Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland

chirunning@eircom.net

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Catherina McKiernan

Catherina McKiernan is one of Irelands best ever athletes. Catherina is the Irish marathon record holder having won Amsterdam in 1998 in a time of 2h22m23s. Catherina also won the London marathon in 1998 and the Berlin marathon in 1997, her debut marathon.

Catherina won four consecutive world cross country silver medals 1992-95 and was ranked the Worlds number 1 cross country runner in those years.

Catherina also won the inaugural European Cross Country gold medal in 1994. She has competed in two Olympic Games (1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta).

Catherina retired from competitive athletics in 2004 and became Ireland’s first ChiRunning instructor in 2005. She is now a Master ChiRunning instructor.

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