Aoibhe Richardson takes on the 10,000m on the track tonight in the NCAA West Regional representing Portland Pilots for the University of Portland in Oregon USA.
Aoibhe is in her third year studying Psychology, having completed one year at the University of Limerick before travelling to the University of Portland. She is staying in Portland this summer as she was awarded an internship with Nike, who have their headquarters in Portland. The famous Nike Oregon Project running team are based in Portland-you might have seen pictures of Mo Farah training on the track with the forest in the middle! The University of Portland team are sponsored by Nike-the Nike team regularly come and test the performance of their new shoes with the Portland athletes
Check out their website for more details on Aoibhe teammates and the competition.