Its Not Supposed to be Easy!!

A couple of weeks ago I received a text message from Paul who I’ve cycled with as part of Galway Visually Impaired Activity Club. The Galway Blue Challenge is on at the end of May and the chosen charity is “Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind”.

The challenge involves cycling from Salthill to Croagh Patrick via […]

Another Milestone

I’ve been putting in the miles over the past couple of days and I hit the 300 mile mark yesterday afternoon – so taking it easy for the next two days as I have my first half marathon of the year on Saturday morning in Kinvara.

Earlier in the week I went out to Sean in […]

Week 3 – Always the Toughest

Week Three comes around, the enthusiasm is starting to wear off and the reality of the challenge starts to kick in. This is why it is important that the goal you have set is personal to you and achievable.

It is also very important that you set short term goals to help keep yourself motivated.

The week […]

First Fortnight

So that’s the first fortnight of the year out of the way!

My 2,016 miles in 2,016 is starting to take shape. I passed the 100km mark today.

This week I focused on finding some new running routes. Running the same route 366 times would test the toughest people.

I revisited some of my old routes. I couldn’t […]

Tackling the Ironman 70.3 in Galway

I remember  reading an article  in the local paper  in September 2010  –  “Ironman was coming to Galway in 12 months time”.

On first reading I thought it was the full 140.6 distance but on further investigation on their website I discovered it was the 70.3 mile distance had just started my second year in college […]