Catherina McKiernan

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Catherina McKiernan
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Ireland
World Cross Country Championships
Silver medal – second place 1992 Boston Individual
Silver medal – second place 1993 Amorebieta Individual
Silver medal – second place 1994 Budapest Individual
Silver medal – second place 1995 Durham Individual
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Turin Team
EAA European Cross Country Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Alnwick Individual

Catherina McKiernan (born 30 November 1969 in Cornafean, County Cavan) is a former long-distance runner from Ireland, who competed in the marathon, 10,000 metres and cross country running.


As of 2012, McKiernan is a running instructor that offers workshops on the technique of ChiRunning.[1]


As well as appearing on the international stage Catherina has won national titles at:

    • 3000m (4): 1990-1993
    • 5000m (1): 1996
    • cross country (3): 1990-1992

She is the national record holder at the marathon distance with a time of 2 h 22 min 23 s


  1. ^ O'Brien, Carl (3 September 2012). "Shake off old injuries with a fresh technique". The Irish Times. Dublin. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
  2. ^ Lisbon Half Marathon winners
  3. ^ Paris Half Marathon - List of Winners

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Sporting positions
Preceded by Zevenheuvelenloop Women's Winner (15 km)
Succeeded by