Irish Olympian, European Cross Country champion, Winner of London, Berlin, and Amsterdam marathons, and the current Irish marathon record holder, Catherina McKiernan is regarded as one of the world’s best ever cross country runners.
Catherina won 4 consecutive silver medals in the World Cross Country Championships 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995.

Personal Best times

5km 14.48
10km 31.08
Half Marathon 67 minutes
Marathon 2.22

Since her retirement from competitive running, Catherina has devoted herself to teaching and inspiring a new generation of runners. As a ChiRunning instructor with such an impressive international competitive record, Catherina is a sought-after fitness trainer and an expert on the mechanics of safe, injury-free running.

Catherina conducts 1 Day Chi Running Workshops, and Weekly Chi Running Classes suitable for runners of all levels – even beginners. She is also a sought after motivational speaker at conferences and events.