So, it’s done – although the 14,000 competitors will be carrying it around in their legs for a few days to come. We hope it went well for you and that you achieved your personal goals – whatever they were, and however they might have changed during the race itself.
October 28th, 2012 | Races
Good luck to everyone doing the Dublin Marathon on Monday. We’re all geared up for it – although by “geared up” we mean “already extremely nervous and getting our excuses in early”. Luckily, there’s great advice for the day from a range of places. Here are our favourites
IF YOU’VE been training for the Dublin Marathon, then you should be pretty much there as far as your very long runs are concerned. If you’re new to the distance, you’ll now have an idea of how your body likes the idea of going for 16, 18, 20 miles – or more. With only a [...]
October 9th, 2012 | Races
The second annual Helly Hansen Killarney Adventure Race took place last weekend and having been one of the over 1,100 participants, it’s easy to see why it’s become so popular so quickly. The race starts at Kate Kearney’s Cottage, the traditional starting point for a jaunt up the Gap of Dunloe, but the cobwebs are [...]
August 20th, 2012 | Races
The most common greeting between strangers in Westport last Saturday night seemed to be “how did you get on?”. The Mayo town was abuzz with relieved competitors from Gaelforce West, Ireland’s largest one day adventure race, which sees the foolhardy or the ultra-fit, or both, run, kayak, hike and cycle a grueling 67.5 km mostly [...]
July 27th, 2012 | Races
Ok, so we’re going to be sitting on the couch watching a lot of Olympics over the weeks ahead, but we’ll also be motivated to get out and race.