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Gaelforce Dublin – One year on!

By | 2018-02-06T10:29:26+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Cycling, Race Preview|Tags: , , , |

With Gaelforce Dublin less than 2 weeks away (Sat 17th Feb), we spoke to seasoned adventure racer, Barry Dempsey, as he reflects on his race (49k route) last year... As a regular recreational Adventurer Racer when Gaelforce announced a new event in Dublin in February, i thought yes an event i can go to and [...]

The Inside Track – Westport Sea 2 Summit

By | 2017-11-09T10:14:40+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Race Review|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

All roads head west this weekend for Sea 2 Summit, the final event of the Adventure Racing calendar for 2017!!! Sea2Summit has 2 routes, the longer Supreme route and the shorter Spirit route. Both routes are fast and for the most part on sealed road (except for the Croagh Patrick section). The first and last [...]

The Boyne Adventure Race – Race Review

By | 2017-08-28T09:35:11+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Race Review|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Off The Bloom – Race Review

By | 2017-08-14T15:52:46+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Race Review|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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

By | 2017-08-11T11:53:59+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Race Review|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

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