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Kayathlon.ie Blog

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The Boyne Adventure Race – Race Review

Trim was the destination as I loaded the bike in to the car and set off for the inaugural Boyne Adventure Race. After dropping the bike at the drop zone I headed for the start area. This was in a great location in front of Trim castle, The Race around Ireland start was getting set up there also for the [...]

Equipment Review – Headlamps

The evenings are getting darker, earlier...For some, that means moans and groans. For others that means woops and high 5's. For those who love trail running, the thought of not having to wait till the early hours to get some night trails in, is a mouth watering prospect. So last night, a group of like minded enthusiasts, gathered up at [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: Equipment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Competitor Spotlight – Paul Kelly – Racing to Make a Difference!

This weeks Competitor Spotlight is a little different than our usual spotlight. Paul Kelly, a relative newcomer to the Adventure Racing scene, took up running only 4 years and has come a long way since those first faithful steps. The work he is doing simply cannot go unnoticed. It's a subject that sadly is coming more and more common [...]

Dave’s Equipment Review…Pedals

Pedals To clip or not to clip…. That is indeed the question. There’s no doubt that I’m opening a can of worms here and I’m sure both sides will argue the toss. Those of with any sort of cycling background know the added benefit of clipless pedals, the kind that you ironically “clip” into. The obvious benefit being that [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Cycling, Equipment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Off The Bloom – Race Review

Off The Bloom Adventure Race – Sport Course A last minute opportunity to take part in the Off The Bloom adventure race popped up on Friday evening and I jumped at it, and was I glad I did...it’s a cracking event which is sure to only grow and grow. I packed up the car Saturday morning and headed off [...]

Red Bull 400 – That’ll get the blood pumpin’

Our man Padraig O'Connor flew the Irish Flag on the RedBull 400 Challenge... And here is how it went down or Up in this case!!!   I stood in the starting area, 75 other competitors beside me of every age and nationality…and all looking a lot fitter then me and like they knew what they were doing, the MC had just [...]