Percy Cerutty

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Jonathan Smith: ‘Take some deep, deep breaths, exhale slowly, and definitely don’t gasp’

The first step is to relax and get your five litres of blood running three times around the world. Then it’s about feeling and thinking and not once c(...)

A jogger runs at the Battle of the Boyne Site in  Oldbridge,  Co Meath on St Patrick’s Day. Phootograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It must be 50 years since our dad was running up Dundrum Road when someone shouted out their car window that he’d already passed the Mental Hospital. (...)

Australia’s Herb Elliott crosses  the finish line to win the  Olympic 1,500m  in Rome in 1960. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

I am running with my legs, and not on them. My knee lift is minimal and my arms are swinging just below waist level, softly tensioned as if carrying a(...)

Ireland’s Mark English is interviewed on his return home from winning silver at the European indoors in Prague. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It was shortly after turning the dial when Mark English came on Today with Sean O’Rourke. The immediate fear was this could go either way, a bit like (...)