European Week of Sport – #BeActive

I was recently asked by Sport Ireland to be one of their ambassadors for the forthcoming European Week of Sport. I was delighted they asked me and more than happy to accept because as a father, amateur athlete and health & fitness advocate I really do feel that the more people that take any opportunity to get up, out and get active the better. Continue reading

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Sunday Independent ‘Run Nation’ Supplement

‘Just put one foot in front of the other, remember the finish, you’re past half way now’

‘Past half way?! That means there’s 13miles still to go, what have I done. No matter how much I tried to reassure myself there was no getting around the fact that this marathon wasn’t going as planned. Continue reading

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Irish Runner – August/September 2017

I was recently asked by a colleague about whether they should run when they are on holiday, which to me seemed a pretty simple question with a basic answer – If you run when you’re at home then why should you stop just because you are on holiday? Continue reading

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Irish Runner – June/July 2017

Before my time on Operation Transformation I could describe my family as being a fairly typical Irish family unit. Two adults working, two children in primary school and all of us with no more than a passing interest in any sporting activity. We watched others play, we supported professional teams but the weekends were more likely spent in shopping centers than on the playing field. Continue reading

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Irish Runner – April/May 2017

The weather mightn’t have made up its mind yet, but spring is definitely upon us and with that comes warmer temperatures, brighter evenings and the sight of more and
more people pounding their way through the parks continuing their New Year’s resolutions to get fit and start running. Continue reading

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If you want to keep moving, then you’ve got to keep moving!

This is great, Two women. Two men. One incredible lesson in active longevity. If you want to keep moving, then you’ve got to keep moving!
A new world record!

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The RunGear Podcast

I recently spoke to Paddy & Bob about Operation Transformation, success, injury & motivation. Here is a link to the podcast. Its good!

https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/the-run-gear/id1200816239?mt=2#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F311529911

 

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