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Chairman Of The Boards: Exclusive Interview With Eamonn Coghlan

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jan. 11, 2011

Eamonn Coghlan is one of the true legends of running. A three-time Irish Olympian and 7-time winner of the annual  Wannamaker Mile held at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Coghlan was known as the Chairman of the Boards for his ability to handle the tight turns of the indoor track. Coghlan recently joined Bob Babbitt and Paul Huddle on The Competitors Radio Show and talked about his storied career, as well as shared some epic stories on legendary coach Jumbo Elliott. Click on the image below and give this awesome interview a listen!

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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