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Race Report – Race2Glory ’19 (Sport)

The call was made late on the eve of the race on the back of a long couple of weeks hard training and racing. The body was tired and sore but the word on the racing circuit was the Race2Glory was a unique event and the lure was too much to resist. Plenty of time for rest after it. [...]

National Series Form Guide: Race2Glory

Race 2 Glory - Kiltimagh - It’s the 5th race in the Continental National Adventure Race Sport series, we’ve reached the halfway point and it’s getting serious now and every point gained is vital! The 40k course is designed by Padraig Marrey (who was part of the gallant band of 11 warriors who each made 12 ascents of Croagh [...]

Yoga for Athletes – Part II

As far as yoga poses go, this beauty is highly underrated. To many the most obvious benefit from tree pose is balance, but there are so many hidden gems that lie within, that can be particularly benefit the adventure athlete. All forms of yoga are beneficial to the athlete. 1. BALANCE When people fall out of, or cannot achieve [...]

Dot Watching

Dot Watching...For those looking on from outside the circle, the entertainment value cannot be described or quantified. Watching a red dot jux position, intermittently around a map, for hours on end. I mean, what is there not to love about this edge of the seat entertainment! So what exactly is "Dot Watching". This is a term commonly used for following [...]

By | July 12th, 2019|Categories: magazine extract|Tags: , |0 Comments

National Series Form Guide: Gaelforce West

We’ve just had an epic day of racing at the Dingle Adventure Race 2 weeks ago but there’s no rest for the competitors in the Expert Category of the Continental National Adventure Race series as this weekend sees the return of Gaelforce West to the series. The weather gods look to be smiling and it should be a dry and [...]

Into the West with Gaelforce

The conversation usually goes like this, being asked for the millionth time..... Everybody: “Oh you do triathlons?” Me: “No, I can’t swim....I do adventure races (cue puzzled looks)...running, cycling and kayaking, it’s off-road stuff, usually a mountain involved....” Everybody: “Oh like Gaelforce!!” Me: “Yes....they’re the ones”... So 2019 sees the welcome return of Gaelforce West to the Continental [...]

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: magazine extract, Race Previews|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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