Archive for November, 2008

On Friday morning Team Average Joes fly out to Lisbon to compete in the Estoril Portugal XPD adventure race. For team members Rowan McMahon, Kate Hebblethwaite, Jonny Gallier and Paul McArthur this will be their first time racing outside Ireland and the UK – and for Rowan, Kate and Jonny it will be their first […]


While the rest of the Joes were packing, sorting bikes or off to England for job interviews, Paul and Julie Murphy teamed up once again to compete in the second round of the Dromara CC Winter Trailquest league. “The course was centred in Ballyward, heading north to Windy Gap, east to Castlewellan Forest and west […]


The third WENT event took place on Wednesday evening at Tollymore Forest, Co.Down. It was a cold, blustery evening but 29 brave souls turned up to get an even darker run within the forest. Again the format was a score event covering about 4km to collect up to 15 controls within a 45 minute time […]


We are very pleased to announce that OMM have come on board to support the team by providing us with their excellent rucksacks and kit. OMM have been making and designing lightweight sacks for many years and have always listened to user’s feedback to improve their gear. In fact, OMM probably produce some of the […]


Sunday 16th was the first round of this winter’s Dromara CC Trailquest League. This was the first year that the club have designed a league around their popular Christmas/New Year Trailquests and a total of 88 riders signed up on the day to show their support. Round 1 started at the Dromara Football Club and […]


Having missed the first Autumn Trophy event due to the Joes coast to coast efforts, Paul and Jonny were raring to get orienteering in the second event which was held last Saturday at Cairn Wood. The area provides some fast open forest with areas of thicker undergrowth which overall aren’t too technical…relatively speaking. A dry, […]


Going out on your first inline skate training session is not a good way to prepare for a race, which is only two and a half weeks away. However, with time constraints and problems sourcing proper equipment it was an issue we could not put off any longer. For the Portugal race the team had […]