Training
Take  To The Hills

Take To The Hills

For most runners, hills are the enemy. They are obstacles, standing in the way of PBs, a burden to be endured, a muscle sapping, lung-bursting exercise in pain. Of course, hills break your rhythm, they are tough and challenging, forcing you to step outside your comfort zone. But in as

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The Treadmill Alternative

The Treadmill Alternative

Treadmill workouts offer a very effective training alternative especially when running outdoors is not an option. Of course, running outdoors is the preferred option but the treadmill can be an excellent training tool for runners when weather conditions of environment are uninviting, unconducive and even dangerous. Olympic 1500m hopeful and

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Fluid loss And dehydration- Do we really need that much water?

Fluid loss And dehydration- Do we really need that much water?

For so many of us particular marathon and ultra runners, the message that drinking too little could lead to serious dehydration and poor performance  is a big part of race day preparation. For years, the ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) has been telling us to drink as much as

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10 Steps To Better Running

10 Steps To Better Running

1) Make A Plan Those first steps are always the hardest, so make a plan. Resolve to get out for a run every second day. Pick the time of day that suits you best. Some like to run first thing in the morning; others (like me) fall asleep at their

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Make Your Mile Your Measure

Make Your Mile Your Measure

You have tried the 5k, 10k and even the marathon so why not the mile? The mile is, after all, shorter, quicker, easier to measure and it’s a more immediate challenge. The classic nature of the mile run has all the glamour a runner could ask for so why not

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Irish Runner Paced Miles Steps Up A Gear

Irish Runner Paced Miles Steps Up A Gear

The Irish Runner Paced Mile series, supported by the Spar Great Ireland Run went off with great success once more in the ALSAA sports complex beside Dublin airport last night. There was plenty of pb’s and improvements on the theme of Coach David Carrie: “we’re here to pace not race.” Over

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Sharpening for the New Year

Sharpening for the New Year

Looking for a new personal best in the coming months over 5k or 10k? Renowned Running coach Chris Jones – outlines an ideal training approach for athletes of all levels THE BRIGHTER DAYS are starting to arrive, the depths of winter are starting to fade, and hopefully you have acquired

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Timetable for Paced Miles

Timetable for Paced Miles

Information about Irish Runner Paced Mile Series Can Be Found By Clicking Here To enter Irish Runner Paced Mile Click HERE Or you can pay on the night. All Times Are Approximate And Subject To Change 7 to 7.15 PM  Registration and Number Pick-up 7 to 7.45 Running Workshop  Q &

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