Category Archives: Triathlon

The painful logs of training for a triathlon!

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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Tri training on tour…

I’m back from holidays, or warm weather training as I like to call it. With six weeks to the Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon training has been adequate, if not exceptional. We work hard to get three weeks away as a … Continue reading

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Television Operation Transforms Killian into a Triathlete

I’m currently packing for a family holiday. I’m part of the ‘traditional’ family unit, two adults/two children, but somehow we’re bringing 6 bikes on the ferry to France – such is the life of a tri-loving clan! It wasn’t always … Continue reading

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Whats up with the Elmo? The story behind my triathlon pal..

When I’m doing a triathlon I regularly get strange looks in transition. I know I’m not your pin up image of a triathlete but they’re not looking at me, the quizzical looks are normally directed at the fact that I … Continue reading

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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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Do yourself a favour…

We all have friends that are annoyingly positive and we all know people who are constantly negative. They both have their uses but for wildly differing reasons…

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Out with the old and in with the new…

It has been a whirlwind few weeks here with work, being laid out in bed with my sore back, the massive response to the #concussion blog post (over 140,000 views here, not including the massive amount of shares) and of … 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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An early start, but a late finish (TriAthy Race Report)…

I like to be prepared, it irks my wife when we arrive at the airport with enough time to spare to not only catch our flight, but the flight before us, it’s just the way I am. Being prepared is … Continue reading

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This is going to be epic… T-5 days to TriAthy

Rain, rain, go away! – It’s May, nearly June and that’s summer in most peoples books. With the heat on at home the motivation to go training is difficult when you’re lacing up damp shoes or facing a downhill spin … Continue reading

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