Nikki Love Run Around Ireland

Nikki Love’s Run Around Ireland: 1230km in 32 days Around Éire

Nikki Love (51) has just run 1230km in 32 days around Ireland in aid of The 401 Foundation and Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Ireland.

By Orla O'Muiri

Pacific Crest Trail

The Trials and Tribulations of Traversing the Pacific Crest Trail

Derek Cullen’s most recent achievement had him traversing the Pacific Crest Trail - a 4,279km trail that runs from the Mexican to the Canadian border.

By Brianne Doherty

Ironman with CF

Caroline Heffernan: Overcoming the Odds to Complete an Ironman

Caroline has Cystic Fibrosis. On 7 October 2018, Caroline competed in Ironman Barcelona to become, what we believe, is the first Irish person with CF to complete an Ironman.

By Orla O'Muiri

kiko matthews ocean row

Kiko Matthews: From Cancer to World Record Holder for the Fastest Female Solo Row Across the Atlantic

Kiko Matthews broke the world record for the fastest female solo row across the Atlantic in 2018 with a finish time of 49 days, 7 hours and 15 minutes.

By Orla O'Muiri

end of year runs

Run Towards the New Year: The Best Runs to End 2018

We've put together a list of the best running events to end the year and lift your spirits as the summer fades and the hats and mittens start to come out. 

By Brianne Doherty

running around ireland

Mary Nolan Hickey: Running a Lap of the Map

Mary Nolan Hickey (66) kicked off 2018 by running around the entire coast of the island of Ireland to raise funds for the RNLI.

By Orla O'Muiri

Alex O Shea

4 Things We Learned From Alex O Shea’s 32 Marathons in 16 Days

Alex O Shea (44) has managed to pull off the unfathomable: 32 marathons in 32 counties in 16 days. The Cork firefighter is a machine!

By Orla O'Muiri

How to Row an Ocean

How To: Row Across An Ocean

Thinking of rowing across an ocean? We caught up with ocean rowing veteran Danny O'Brien to find out everything you need to know before taking it on.

By Orla O'Muiri

oldest woman to row an ocean

Meet the Oldest Woman Ever to Attempt to Row An Ocean Solo (And She’s Irish!)

When Belfast’s Shirley Thompson turned 60, she decided that she would attempt a solo, unsupported row across the Atlantic. She heads off this November!

By Orla O'Muiri

Baring my Soles

Baring my Soles: Climbing 10 Peaks in 10 Days Barefoot

Eamonn Keaveney has taken the art of baring one's soles to a whole new level. This summer he climbed 10 of Ireland's highest mountains in 10 days… barefoot.

By Orla O'Muiri


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