Quest Killarney 2018: Did Do Better

Sixth year running around Killarney, I was surprised to end up on the podium in 3rd after 4 hours of racing. This is a story of familiar faces, glorious gaps, muddy mountains, lovely lakes, stupid sheep, continuous climbs, dangerous descents, several surprises, pilates poses and lots more. I’ve been going down to Killarney since 2013 … Continue reading Quest Killarney 2018: Did Do Better


Wild Atlantic Way Cycle

5 days in West Cork & Kerry on the bike with the Microsoft Crew Day 1: Kinsale to Skibbereen 106 kilometres A long day - 2 days in 1 really, up at 5:20am with the alarm, to get on a bus to Cork. Seeing new faces and old friends. A quick pitstop change in Kinsale … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way Cycle

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 Race: T-1 Week

One of my favourite races all year is on this Saturday- Killarney Adventure Race. It’s my 3rd year going down to the Kingdom, so hoping to push into top 5 again. Read my tips & race report here

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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.

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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.