Dingle Adventure Race: 6th time, just as good

I've been looking forward to the 2nd weekend in June since January when I signed up for Dingle Adventure Race 2016. I said last week it was favourite race and favourite weekend of the year - and that's across all my triathlons, running races and adventure races. I first ventured down west in 2011 and … Continue reading Dingle Adventure Race: 6th time, just as good

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Killarney Adventure Race 2015: Race Report

So after 3h30m of racing around Killarney National Park, in the biggest adventure race of the season, with the most competitive field I’ve raced against, I find myself 5 minutes clear of the field. My heart should be pumping and my legs aching as I push the bike for the last 10 minutes to the … Continue reading Killarney Adventure Race 2015: Race Report

Killarney Adventure Race: preview

With 5 days to go to Killarney Adventure Race 2015, I thought I'd write a quick preview since I'm really looking forward to this race. It's my third year racing, and I enjoy every section of the course. It's tough, fun, breath-taking and rewarding. I like racing against the best adventure racers in the country, … Continue reading Killarney Adventure Race: preview

Killarney Adventure’s

The first weekend in October is now fixed in my calendar as a must-make trip down to Kerry for the Killarney Adventure Race. This was my 2nd year going down –both the race and weekend events lived up to the high bar they set last year. The Race I was delighted to finish 5th in … Continue reading Killarney Adventure’s

Killarney Adventure Race: Race Report

David Power finished 4th in one of the biggest (and best) adventure races of the year, Killarney Adventure Race. Read more to find out how he got in – including forgetting his runners, falling off the bike, racing a motorbike, giving interviews on the run and finally relaxing with ice cream, hot hubs and deck chairs after the race.

Dingle Adventure Race 2013 Race Report

The Costa del Dingle. I never thought I’d say those words, but 2 weeks ago was so spectacular with scorching temperatures, crystal blue skies, turquoise blue waters and an amazing adventure race and sea swim to cap it all off. This was my 3rd trip to Dingle for the adventure race, and I can honestly … Continue reading Dingle Adventure Race 2013 Race Report

Dingle Adventure Race: Race Report

Dingle Adventure Race - top of Mount Brandon The weekend in Dingle was one the best weekends in a while. Dingle’s worth a visit alone for the pubs, music, food and scenery of Chorca Dhuibne. But throw in the mix an Adventure Race, an open water swim in Ventry and golf in Ceann Sibeál and you’d need … Continue reading Dingle Adventure Race: Race Report

Golf in Ballybunion – the game of your life

The brochure for Ballybunion Golf Club has a photo of a beautiful green on the links course, overlooking the beach, with the strapline “For the game of our life.” Ok, I didn’t break 100 shots on either day’s play, but they were still two of the most memorable day’s golf I’ve played. Ballybunion has consistently been … Continue reading Golf in Ballybunion – the game of your life