• The Irish Life Health Novice and Juvenile Uneven Age XC Championships 2017

  • Heffernan crowned Irish Life Health Athlete of the Year

  • Record-breaker Fionnuala leads Irish entries for Euro Cross

  • Athletics Ireland reached 60,000+ members

  • Irish Life Health National Senior & Juvenile Even Age Championships 2017



1,500m, 1 mile, 3,000m
Born April 11, 1988
Age 29
Place of Birth Cork, Ireland
Club Leevale AC
Coach Mark Rowland

Ciaran won Bronze at the 2013 European Indoor Championships in the 3000m in Sweden. He is currently a member of the prestigious Oregon Track Club, Ciaran also competed at the London 2012 Olympics. His 1,500m personal best of 3.34.46 is the fourth fastest ever by an Irishman. He placed tenth in the 1500m final at the 2011 IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships, becoming the first Irishman to reach a global 1,500m final since Niall Bruton in 1995. Ciaran attended both University of Michigan and Florida State University on athletic scholarship.

Notable Results

European Indoor Track and Field Championships Sweden 2013 3,000m Bronze
World Outdoor Track and Field Championships Daegu 2011 1,500m 10th
European Youth Olympic Festival Lignano 2005 1,500m Bronze