Archive for October, 2009

Today I finally realised that I have a ‘proper’ injury and one that simply won’t go away with a couple of days rest. Two Wednesdays ago during the O training organized by QUB, I must have pull my calf muscle on the initial 9km run. I only felt it at the end of the evening […]

Its back….. Dromara Cycling Club are expanding the fantastic sucess of the 2008 winter league. In 2009 we shall be holding 6 events on the following dates. There will be a 3.5 hour and a 2 hour event on each date. There will be prizes for each and the best team with youth members. The […]

Rowan and co have been busy again….. A new ‘winter’ trail racing series starts this week. Organised by 26Extreme, the guys behind the Mourne Way and Causeway Coast Marathons, the series should provide a suitable extension to the summer ‘Hill and Dale’ series run by NIMRA. 26 Extreme invites you to banish your winter blues […]

This is straight for the recent Open Adventure Newsletter and is great news for the UK/Ireland adventure racing scene. ‘Rumours are rife so we will put this to bed.. Yep we will be running an expedition event in 2010 sponsored by Adidas. It will be around 3-4 days in length, non stop for mixed teams […] Once I learn how to embed the script into WordPress, it should look pretty good.

Last weekend saw the conclusion of the Tri Nations Challenge as the Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest 10k came to Edinburgh. Having previously visited Cardiff and Nottingham this is a 10k race with a difference. It is essentially a 10k urban assault course with competitors tackling an obstacle every kilometre or so. The event […]

Having never raced in a straight mountain bike race before I thought I’d give the St Fillan’s Mountain Bike Challenge a blast which took place in the beautiful Perthshire countryside. Rachel also entered the race and we couldn’t have had a better day for it. Although it felt cold the sun was shining and the […]