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Over the weekend Kayathlon.ie reached a few milestones. We made it to 6 months and our Facebook following reached 1,111. I would like to use this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you [...]
A while back Kayathlon.ie in conjunction with Quest held a competition for a free entry to Quest Glendalough. The winner was chosen at random. The winner was a guy called Dave Gowan. Not only [...]
In less than 2 weeks, 1,100 + competitors will take on the next race on our calendar. DAR Dingle on the 10th of June. For many, this will be their first time competing in an [...]
Competitor Spotlight - Week 11. Ever wondered what it takes to dine at the top table of Adventure Racing. To be regularly spotted in podium position photo. Well Barry Cronin, has taken the time [...]
Competitor Spotlight - Week 10. This weeks spotlight moves to the Mourne county...Co. Down. Lucy Pye. Now a regular on the Adventure Race circuit, Lucy is a self confessed outdoorsy nut, some one who just [...]
Doing your race home work could be the making and breaking of you! Especially if its your first time competing in that race. Let me elaborate on that. Adventure/multi-sport races are about endurance. Spreading [...]
Competitor Spotlight - Week 9. This weeks spotlights moves to the rebel county...Cork. Mark Young, who is clocking up events nicely, goes under the light next... Enjoy 🙂 What is your name? Mark Young [...]
Listen to Our Podcast With Endurance FM Since the site was launched back in early January, I have been shining a spotlight on competitors (of all levels/standards) and it has been a great success. [...]
Did Half-Marathon Mick become a true Half-Marathon veteran last weekend? Yes I did! After three months of gruelling training, 60 sweat-filled kilometers worth of races, and enough preand-post-race fry-ups, Weetabix, bananas, soups and sandwiches [...]
Oscar Wilde once described Connemara as a "Savage beauty". And Gaelforce Connemara this weekend is just that...a savage beauty. Connemara itself consists of uncompromising, rugged landscapes with never ending coastal in inlets. Hence where [...]
Competitor Spotlight - Week 7. Our next competitor to go under the spotlight is our first lady to do so. Margaret "Mags" Erwin. She is an all action, straight talking, self professed chatterbox with [...]
With The Blackstairs Adventure Race, Clare Island Adventure Race & Gaelforce Connemara Adventure Challenge fast approaching, it's important you will not be left wanting at the starting line. Check out these 20 tips to help you [...]
1. Injury prevention In order to minimize the opportunity of getting injured, you should really try and get off the hard surfaces. Those high impact surfaces. The ones that batter the joints i.e. concrete, tarmac. [...]
Half-Marathon Mick back again with an epic Quest blog! Savage weather, beautiful scenery and fantastic food, Quest Glendalough had it all! My training during the week involved cycling back and forth to work followed [...]
Competitor Spotlight - Week 6. Our next competitor to go under the spotlight approached me at Quest Glendalough last Saturday out of the hustle and bustle of excited racers doing last minute checks, warm ups [...]
Getting on-board This is the first in a series of blogs to help build your confidence and skills around the one bit of the race you probably haven’t trained for! That’s OK though I am [...]
About know, if you were one of the lucky 3000 plus competitors who took part over the weekend in either Quest Glendalough or Shore2Summit, you are probably already beginning to plot your next outing. Check [...]
Competitor Spotlight - Week 5. With Quest Glendalough looming, I began to research actual footage of trails of Wicklow on Youtube and came across a channel by a fella called "Outdoorsy Guy". Turns out he [...]
We have some exciting news. Kayathlon.ie are delighted to announce that we will be interviewed on a brand new internet radio station Endurance FM on the 12th April on all things multi-sport/adventure racing in Ireland. This is [...]
With big calendar races like Quest Glendalough & Shore 2 Summit coming this weekend, the queries have started to filter through again. One of the more common questions we receive is on "Carb Loading" and do I [...]
For anyone who has ever gotten the heavy legs after transitions, you know it can be very frustrating. But there are ways & tricks to get around it. Before I tell you those, lets get [...]