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24 Hour running World Championships, 2013 – Race Report

I woke up easily on the morning of the race after a good night’s sleep. It wasn’t long before the Irish team accommodation was buzzing with activity. As ever, task number 1 for today was to head over to the canteen block … Continue reading

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24 Hour running World Championships, 2013 – Final Preparations

The days leading up to a big adventure race are usually very mentally intense, with huge amounts of logistical tasks to be completed and maps to be marked (with hugely negative consequences for any potential mistakes made in the process). … Continue reading

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24 hour World Championships, 2013

I’ve never “stepped down” to a 24 hour race before, but after running for nearly 72 hours in the “Across the Years” race over the turn of the year, it is now a bit more “sprinty”! So I find myself sitting … Continue reading

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Across the Years, Day 3: Trying to scare the bejesus out of Joe Fejes!

Having spent a lap walking around checking old records on my phone it took a bit of a push to restart running yet again. The effort of putting in a few fast laps to ensure I gave myself the best … Continue reading

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Across the Years, Day 1 : Following the footsteps of Legends

Pre-race preparation had gone as well as I could have hoped for. A good lump of steak was consumed in for my pre-race dinner the night before the race. It didn’t take long to organise race gear in the hotel room, and … Continue reading

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