Becky Coughlan gets a kick out of running.

What is your name?

Becky Coughlan.

What is your favourite colour?


What is your favourite word?


Who is your favourite musician?

Depends on the day … today … Sinatra.

What is your most marked characteristic?

I never give up!

What talent would you like to have?

To never get injured, lol.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

My two boys and juggling life!

Who are your heroes in history?

Michael Collins.

Who are your heroes in real life?

My mam! Sonia O’Sullivan, Katie Taylor.

What is your idea of happiness?

No money or health worries for loved ones and myself!

Where would you most like to live?

By the sea.

What profession would you like to attempt?

Garda or an Avenger.

What is your greatest extravagance?

All the runners I’ve bought since the pandemic started. 🙈

What is your most treasured possession?

My family.

Why did you start running?

Ran as a kid, took it up again to get fit in my 20s, then discovered I’m very competitive—the rest is history.

What does running mean to you now?

Everything … my sanity … my me time.

What do you like about Stazza’s Stable?

The family spirit, and the encouragement and support everyone gives each other.

What is your motto?

Winners never quit … quitters never win.