Category Archives: Running

Race reports, training, and the trials & tribulations of my road running experiences.

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 – 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 … 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 … 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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You’re running marathon, do you think you’ll win?

A common question that every marathoner will hear at least once, either as a joke or if your lucky enough to be speedier than I am, they’re being serious. The answer of course, regardless of your planned finish time is … Continue reading

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This man can…

There is a really brilliant campaign run by Sport England called ‘This Girl Can’. It celebrates women in sport, challenges stereotypes around women’s participation in sport and encourages them to get involved. They’ve a great video that you can watch … Continue reading

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