Category Archives: Race Reports

Starting again…

Back in January 2015 I had a back operation, I had slipped a disc in my back and ended up having a micro-discectomy on L4/L5 . Basically the disc between the bones was squashed out, pressed against a nerve in … Continue reading

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Dublin City Marathon 2015 – Race Report.

I should stop sounding like a many old fart. I actually enjoyed this one! Dublin City marathon race report… Continue reading

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Athlone 3/4 Marathon – Race Report

A second visit to the beautiful setting of Glasson and Lough Derg for this key part of Dublin Marathon training was on the agenda for my 2015 plans.  

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Dublin City Marathon 2014 – Race report

Damn that was hot…

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Really, you’re doing an Ironman, are you mad? – Ironman 70.3 Dublin – Race report.

Get a cup of tea and relax. This is a long race report because the Dublin Ironman 70.3 was a long race. Thanks for taking the time to read it & your comments at the bottom are very welcome… Continue reading

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Float like a butterfly & swim like a torpedo

My Swim for a mile report, tough but incredibly rewarding training and smiles all round at the end. Continue reading

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Kinvara 10k – Race Report

I like routine and if I find something that works I tend to do it the same way again and again. In fact, on a recent visit to the Zoo, a friend joked that we would go round and visit … Continue reading

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Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon 2014 – Race report

This was the one I was looking forward to most, my ‘home’ triathlon and the opportunity to prove to myself that completing TriAthy wasn’t a one off. I’d missed entry to this in 2013 because I hesitated and the event … Continue reading

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Athlone 3/4 – Race report

It’ll be fine they said, its a great race to prepare for the marathon. No one mentioned the hills!

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Dublin Half Marathon – Race report

13.1 miles or 21 kilometers – that should be just fine thanks very much…

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