In the Spotlight – Pacer Colette O’Donoghue

Q. Where are you from?

Q. Are you a member of a running or Athletics Club?
Yes, Watergrasshill AC

Q. What time are you pacing?
85 minutes

Q. How many times have you paced the Cork City 10 Miler?
This will be my 4th time

Q. What other races have you paced?
Railway Run, Dingle Full & Half, Charleville Half, Kilkee Half, Cobh 10

Q. Do you have any pre-race rituals?
Like to get a good warm up in before, it’s key to get the legs ready for the road ahead!

Q. What will you eat the morning before the race?
Scrambled eggs on toast & coffee

Q. Do you have any words of encouragement for this year’s race entrants?
Enjoy the experience, trust your training, and use the pacers to take the thinking out of the run.

Q. Do you have a top tip for this year’s race entrants?
Keep it steady at the start, and try and have a kick towards the end of the race, no better feeling than a strong finish!


Thank you Colette. See you on Race Day August 20th 2023.

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