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Offaly Road Race Series 2018

The 2018 Offaly Road Race series came to a conclusion in Birr last Friday evening, and, like the 8 previous races in the series, race 9 certainly didn't disappoint either, with Mick Fogarty (Ferbane AC), the dominant male in the series, leading the field home. Pop Up...

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A Reflection on the Commonwealth Games – Ciaras Blog

With Commonwealth Games what feels like a life time ago I am in full training, with my eyes firmly set on the European Championships in August. With a major championship always around the corner, be it the outdoor season, cross country, or the indoors, you never have...

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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5K TRAINING PLAN WEEK 8

This is the final week of the eight week training plan.  Hopefully the plan has given everyone an idea on how to go from zero or coming back from time out to maintaining consistent running patterns.  Remember every runner is different and we all progress at different...

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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5K TRAINING PLAN WEEK 6

Just 3 weeks out from our 5k target! This week will give us a good indication how training is coming along. When stretching, focus on active stretches where you are moving all the time over static stretches where you say stretch for 30 seconds at a time. Active or...

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Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort- Giveaway

Prize: 1BB for 2 people include two spa treatments Win a luxurious stay for two at Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort Spend time away from it all at Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort in Cavan. Located in the heart of a magnificent estate less than 90 minutes from Dublin,...

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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5K TRAINING PLAN WEEK 5

Consistency is king when you are starting out, it is vitally important to ensure that your body becomes used to the thrashing, and becomes almost immune to it.  One of the best periods in my running career to date was when I was just getting back running after almost...

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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5K TRAINING PLAN WEEK 4

  The plan begins with very short periods of jogging interpolated with periods of cross training such as swimming, stretching, aerobics, walking and gym/core work. The benefits of this is to ensure that you are extending the time you spend exercising without putting...

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Pop Up Races are HIRING

Due to continued growth, Pop Up Races are hiring an office administrator to work with the existing team in the Clane Office. Applications close at the end of August. CV's to [email protected] Job spec can be found...

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Offaly Road Race Series 2018

Offaly Road Race Series 2018

The 2018 Offaly Road Race series came to a conclusion in Birr last Friday evening, and, like the 8 previous races in the series, race 9 certainly didn't disappoint either, with Mick Fogarty (Ferbane AC), the dominant male in the series, leading the field home. Pop Up...

read more

A Reflection on the Commonwealth Games – Ciaras Blog

With Commonwealth Games what feels like a life time ago I am in full training, with my eyes firmly set on the European Championships in August. With a major championship always around the corner, be it the outdoor season, cross country, or the indoors, you never have...

read more

CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5K TRAINING PLAN WEEK 8

This is the final week of the eight week training plan.  Hopefully the plan has given everyone an idea on how to go from zero or coming back from time out to maintaining consistent running patterns.  Remember every runner is different and we all progress at different...

read more
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