Caitríona has performed at the highest level of athletics throughout her life, initially representing her country as a junior triathlete before competing for Ireland in the Olympics and World Championship events.

More recently, Caitríona transformed herself into a successful international ultra-runner by applying the mental strength she displayed during her devastating experience in the Olympic Marathon in London 2012.


No stranger to adversity throughout her athletics career, Caitríona shares the mental training and tools she uses to remain resilient and positive in her running and professional career.

Career Highlights

Represented Ireland in the 2012 London Olympic Games in the marathon

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Current Irish Record Holder 50km 3:19:49 (IAU World Championships 2019)

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IAU World Championship 50km 4th place 2015; 7th place 2019

Athletics Ireland Athlete of the Year

2019 Athletics Ireland Ultra Athlete of the Year

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Comrades Marathon 3rd place 2019

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World Half Marathon Championships 2011



Caitríona utilises simple tools, developed through her own adversity, that have facilitated her successful athletic and professional careers. She shares these techniques through speaking engagements and coaching to help others achieve their performance goals. 

Based in Hong Kong, Caitríona is available for in-person or virtual sessions.

Speaking Engagements

Caitríona has appeared on numerous podcasts, radio and TV interviews. She is an inspirational, engaging and effective motivational speaker. By sharing personal anecdotes and performance strategies, she empowers the audience to overcome adversity and achieve their goals. Caitríona’s humility and positivity captivate the audience and leave them feeling inspired.

Running Coach

Whether you're a beginner, aiming for your first 5km or an experienced runner working to improve your personal best times, Caitríona can help you to achieve your goals. Complete a short questionnaire to book a free initial consultation and take charge of your performance.


Caitríona has featured in numerous newspaper and online journals throughout her extensive athletic career from a junior international triathlete to her present-day ultra-running endeavours.

In addition to her vast speaking experience on Irish national TV and radio, Caitriona has participated in numerous podcasts in recent years as well as having had the privilege of being be the keynote speaker in a number of events hosted by the professional institutes of which she is an active member.

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