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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5KM TRAINING PLAN WEEK 2

Week 1 and 2 of my 5K training plan. 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...

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Ciara Mageeans 5km training plan WEEK 1

5km Training Plan - Week 1 One of the best periods in my running career to date was when I was just getting back running after almost 2 years side-lined with injury. A calcaneal spur on my left heel resulted in surgery and no running at all for nearly 6 months. While...

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Warm Weather Training – Ciara’s blog

With the 2018 Commonwealth games just around the corner, Ciara Mageean has been hard at work at a recent warm weather camp in Tenerife, This gives us a great insight into the life on an elite athlete and is a really enjoyable read. Ciara is in great form and cannot...

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Ciaras Blog – Time for a break!

Have a break, Have a Kitkat!   With the racing season drawing to a close for many track athletes the time comes to have a well deserved break. For me that means two weeks without running, two weeks when I wake up and have no training commitments.   My break is always...

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Mondello 10k – Half – Full: LAP DETAILS

Congratulations to all who took part in this years Mondello Park 10k, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. Full results are available on our results page, where you can also download your free finishers cert. Lap details for each race can be found below: 10k...

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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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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5K TRAINING PLAN WEEK 3

• 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 dynamic stretching best prepares you for the exercise ahead. Static stretching plays a role in recovery...

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Pop Up Races to partner with Offaly Athletics in 2018

Pop Up Races to partner with Offaly Athletics in 2018

Offaly Athletics and Pop Up Races Ltd are delighted to announce a partnership for 2018 which will result in each of the 9 races in this years road race series being chip timed by Pop Up Races.   Pop Up Races are Ireland's fastest growing race timing and event...

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Weather Warnings – Statement

As a result of the weather warnings put in place by Met Eireann for the coming week, we have contacted all of the race directors for the events we are timing and asked them to put contingency plans in place should the weather deteriorate as predicted. We will...

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CIARA MAGEEAN’S 5KM TRAINING PLAN WEEK 2

Week 1 and 2 of my 5K training plan. 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...

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