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Race Report – Quest Glendalough ’19 (Sport)

Glendalough, like for so many others, it's where it all began for me. It was here back in 2016 when an out of shape ex GAA player first cut his teeth into Adventure Racing not realizing what would happen next. It had been 6 months to the day since I last raced and that was [...]

Competition Winner – Continental Adidas Terrex Trail Runners.

WINNER WINNER!!! We got entries by the bucket load but unfortunately we could only pick one tagged photo. Congratulations AllycatKinsella, you have just won an awesome pair of Adidas Terrex trail runners with premium Continental Outsole Grip. They will be sure to help you cross many more finish lines. Your photo really reflects the [...]

By | 2019-04-16T13:53:53+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Competition Time|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Race Report – Quest Glendalough ’19 (Expert)

On the face of it the 59km Expert course doesn’t seem overly daunting, there are longer courses out there on the Adventure Racing calendar, but don’t be fooled, this is one of the toughest course you will take on...8 cramp inducing stages, 1,000m of climbing over 40k cycling, 800m elevation gain on 4 quad burning [...]

National Series Form Guide: Quest Glendalough

After a wild wet and windy opening event in Quest Kenmare the second round of the Continental National Adventure Race Series rolls in to Quest Glendalough....and hopefully the weather gods will be smiling down on us Expert In the women’s Expert, it’s round 2 head to head between Laura O’Driscoll and Ellen Vitting....hard [...]

1st Time Multisport Adventure Racing by Paul Kelly

The Background For the past few years, I have been running road and trail, taking part in many race events from Derry & Dublin City Marathons to the Mourne Mountain Marathon. I am not exactly the type of person I would regard as an athlete, I have never won anything at any of these [...]

Quest Glendalough 2018 – Race Report

19k Challenge Route Report by Padraig O'Connor I had big plans for Glendalough this year. The 57km expert route in 2016 was one of my earlier Adventure races and while I enjoyed it I hadn’t enough training done and it turned in to a slog at the end, 2017 and again training wasn’t what [...]

The Inside Track – Quest Glendalough 2018

The annual pilgrimage to the home of St Kevin is almost upon, but we will be praying for the fine weather we received last year. And early indications are that the gods have been listening to our novenas. It's due to hit the high teens with plenty of sun. In 2017, Quest Glendalough scooped the [...]

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