“That’s a sign I need to get stronger, but we’re on the right track. It’s a European final and we’ve three European finals for our group (the Dublin Track Club) which is a step in the right direction.
“We just have to regroup, get back to work and keep our goal going to raise the standard of Irish distance running and hopefully get runners on the podium. The Olympic Games is the big one. This is going to be forgotten in about two or three weeks.”