Mary Nolan Hickey Lap of the Map

Meet the 65 Year Old Who Is Running a Lap of the Irish Map

Mary Nolan Hickey (65) is running a lap of the map, aka around the entire coast of the island of Ireland, to raise funds for the RNLI.

In Numbers: 17 Times Irish Athletes Blew Our Minds in 2017

2017 was some year for the Irish. Here are 17 times that our minds were well and truly blown by epic feats of endurance in 2017.
Western Greenway Marathon

7 Reasons Why You Should Do the Western Greenway Marathon

There is a new marathon on the calendar for 2018, the Western Greenway Marathon, and it could well be the most beautiful marathon route in Ireland.
Open water swimming races

7 Open Water Swimming Races To Do in 2018

Are you part of the open water community that flock to the frigid waters on a daily basis? Make 2018 the year you sign up for an open water swimming race.
Sticking together in the Figaro

The Solitaire du Figaro: No Rest for David Kenefick

Irishman David Kenefick recently took on the Soltaire du Figaro as his first solo offshore racing experience. We hear his take on the exhausting experience.
Duathlons in Ireland

7 of the Best Duathlons in Ireland 2018

Not willing to stop training outright during the winter months? Then duathlons are the perfect remedy to keep you ticking over until spring.
Road Cycling events in Ireland

11 of the Best Road Cycling Events in Ireland 2018

Ready to work off the Christmas muffin top? We’ve got ten of the best road cycling events in Ireland for you to tackle in 2018, to get you back into shape.
Tom Dolan Mini Transat

Tom Dolan Talks Highs & Lows of Racing Sailing’s 4,000km Mini Transat

Tom Dolan came 6th in the Mini Transat, Ireland's best ever result in the race. We caught up with him to talk rashes, suffering & the struggle to self-fund.
Killian Jornet scaling a mountain

Kilian Jornet Talks Training, Gruelling Victories and Summiting Everest Twice

Outsider’s Orla O’Muiri caught up with living legend Kilian Jornet to talk about his incredible achievements in 2017 and to find out what makes him tick.
The Kerry Way Ultra

15 of the Best Running & Hiking Events in Ireland 2018

Race dates for 2018 are out, time to get the calendar out and plan your running & hiking events for the year ahead. These are 15 of our favourite in Ireland for 2018