IN WHICH WE SET OUT TO DO A VICTORY LAP OF THE CAPITAL CITY AFTER MANY MONTHS OF TRAINING IN THE LOCAL PARK, WITH THE SIMPLE AIM OF GETTING IN UNDER FOUR HOURS… WE HAD, AFTER ALL, PROMISES TO KEEP It’s about Mile 21, and they’re handing out plastic cups of Lucozade Sport somewhere along … More Dublin Marathon 2018 Race Report
I honestly wasn’t looking for this stat. Honest. Okay. I sense you don’t believe me. That’s okay. We’re cool with that. I’m not sure I even necessarily believe it, but I was slightly tickled nonetheless. What does it mean? I mean, really mean? No idea. I guess the stats are the stats. I guess I … More Overachievers Anonymous Much?
IN WHICH MONTHS OF TRAINING ARE NEARING AN END, AND WE CAST A COLD EYE ON THE DUBLIN MARATHON COURSE, PLUS AUTUMN THROWS UP A FEW GOLDEN MOMENTS… Well, that seems to have come around fairly quickly. My mate and I have been training for the Dublin Marathon (how do you know someone is training … More Taper time…
I think as race titles go, the Great Fjord Swim beats ’em all. It’s a swim. In a fjord. And it’s great. I’ve only done it twice, but I would heartily recommend it to anyone who likes a splash in the sea surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the world. What’s not … More The Great Fjord Swim