Category Archives: General

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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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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Resolutions Flagging? – What Next…

This article appeared in the Feb/Mar issue of Irish Runner magazine which is jam packed full of articles of interest to the competitive and fun runner alike. Go get it in your local newsagent or take out an annual subscription … Continue reading

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The annual defence of Operation Transformation

Yesterday a Doctor called Jacky Jones was interviewed on the Ray Darcy radio show. Jacky is not a fan of Operation Transformation and she annually has a go at the show. Her arguments range from the meals being too expensive, … Continue reading

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

When writing a tale of two cities, Charles Dickens probably didn’t envisage this now famous phrase appearing on my blog, I’m pretty certain about that. But it is quite apt in the way that I want to use it.

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