January 19, 2016

Anne Valley 5 mile

Saturday 6th February, Waterford It’s getting close to race day for the winner of our “Short Distance Race of Year”, the Anne Valley 5 mile in […]
January 18, 2016


The end of safety pins? I’ve never considered safety pins as something that were a problem. I’ve never had a number fall off in a race […]
January 10, 2016

Ballyfin House 6K

24th January – Ballyfin, Co Laois This 6K race in Laois is in a pretty unique location. Organised by the local GAA club in Ballyfin, the […]
January 7, 2016

Run 32 Challenge

A new challenge that has recently been launched for 2016 is the Go Active Ireland, Run 32 Counties Challenge. As you can guess from the name, […]
December 20, 2015

How to stay running over Christmas

Guest Blog – by Mary Jennings, ForgetTheGym It’s easy to hibernate over Christmas and put off any exercise until New Year. So easy in fact that […]
December 7, 2015

An Ode to Ballycotton

Entries to the 39th Ballycotton 10 Mile Road Race open on Tuesday 8th. Entry procedures can be found here. In honour of this historic event, here’s […]
November 30, 2015

Gifts for Runners this Christmas

It can be hard to buy a running gift for that special runner in your life, as usually they have very specific preferences. They have a […]
November 28, 2015

Templemore Santa Fun Run

The Templemore Santa Fun Run takes place again on 22nd December in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. (All funds go to Temple Street) The 5k race […]
November 26, 2015

RNLI Reindeer Runs

At this time of the year there are numerous Santa Dash’s, Turkey Trots and Reindeer Runs. And I for one, love them all, because usually they […]
November 22, 2015

Fitness TV Shows

This evening I’m really looking forward to Iron Mind by Bressie on RTE2 at 9:30. In this show Bressie is gets 4 ordinary people to train […]