Killarney Adventure Race: T-1 Week

Next Saturday, I’m returning to the Kingdom for the 3rd time this year. Each trip has been super – 2 days golf in Ballybunion Golf Links in April, followed by our annual pilgrimage to Dingle for the Adventure Race in June. Next Saturday I’m back to experience one of Ireland’s (and Europe’s) top adventure races in Killarney.


Pontevedra World Duathlon Championships

This race report is from the beautiful city of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain where I competed for the 3rd time at the ITU World Duathlon Championships, finishing in 25th place in my age group in a time of 2:08:23. I had a great time with the Irish team throughout our stay, where the locals made a … Continue reading Pontevedra World Duathlon Championships

Skiing in sunny & snowy Spain: Sierra Nevada

Lots of people go skiing and I’ve been to my fair share of places, but few people have ever thought of skiing in Spain. It’s funny because Irish tourists go there in their millions every year: sun worshippers who flock to the Costa del Sol, Costa Brava, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. I’m just back from a week in the Sierra Nevada mountains and had an amazing time so thought I’d try convince you why you should give it a go.

Wicklow Adventure Race Powerscourt: Race Report

WAR Powerscourt was my first adventure race in Wicklow and I really had a great time. Those hills and mountains feel like my backyard, as I train there so much, but it was nice to have a big race in familiar settings. Still I managed to get lost…but held onto finish 3rd.

Energising Our Workplace: Stand Up and Be Counted!

Abstract This paper takes a thought provoking look at the modern workplace and how it can influence our personal energy systems. This paper suggests we need to “stand up and be counted” – as our sedentary work lifestyle of sitting at a desk is bad for us all, physically and mentally. Some have called this … Continue reading Energising Our Workplace: Stand Up and Be Counted!