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The Inside Track: Gaelforce North

Killary Gaelforce are back with yet another no holds barred race in the stunning wilds of Donegal. Donegal has begun to challenge Kerry’s crown as the Adventure Racing capital of Ireland with new races popping up and established races growing in popularity. On 22nd September, the formidable Gaelforce returns to North West Donegal to challenge both the seasoned [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|Categories: Race Previews|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Race Nutrition

We have all seen sometime, somewhere the heroic footage of Alistar Brownlee carrying his brother Johnny across the line, after he hitting the proverbial wall. This was partly due to running out of fuel and not getting the balance right. It can happen at all levels. Hopefully what we have outlined below will help you avoid this. [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , |1 Comment

Competitor Spotlight – Matt Casey

Our next competitor to go under the spotlight has an amazing backstory. Matt Casey shows us that having a "Because We Can" attitude, anything is possible. Read his inspiring story from one crash too many to podium. SPOTLIGHT TIME THE FORMALITIES: Matt Casey. Age 49. Husband to Trish. Dad to four girls. Adventure Racer. WHERE ARE YOU FROM: Born [...]

By | September 15th, 2018|Categories: Spotlight|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Lyme Disease Awareness: An Urban Myth Uncovered by Ciara O’Neill

Lyme Disease? So what is Lyme Disease? It's a bit of a buzz term in the world of outdoorsiness. One of those diseases that we regularly hear about but know little about.... How do you get it, what it means to you as an athlete, how do you combat it, Is it contagious etc etc? How can it [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|Categories: Injury Prevention|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Race Report: Quest 12.24

The scene was set. The months of prep were done. Nutrition was dialed in. It was time. Time to step up to the next level. Quest Adventure Series had announced back in 2017 that they were upping the ante. There were calls from the more seasoned adventure racer that they wanted something bigger, tougher, harder. Well Quest didn't let [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|Categories: Race Reports|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Competition Time: Win a box of yummy nutritional LiveYPB bars

It's competition time...again. Win a box of LiveYPB bars. To enter simply go to our facebook page and submit a photo of you in Adventure Race action or training for your next outing. Also the winning photo will make the cover of next months magazine! Make sure to follow/like our page too 😉 https://www.facebook.com/kayathlonireland/photos/a.1389602721052918/2093348920678291/?type=3&theater

By | September 10th, 2018|Categories: Competition Time|Tags: |0 Comments

Upcoming Events

  1. FEARmanagh Adventure Race

    September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Quest – Killarney – October

    October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. SCAR 2018

    October 20
  4. Sea 2 Summit

    November 10

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