MARCH Gaelforce Skyrun:  12k/13k/22k – Leenane (Connemara. Galway) The Gaelforce Sky Run is a mountain runnning event incorporating 3 distances to suit different levels of mountain running fitness and experience.  Set in the ruggad wildness of the Maamturk mountains the event, which is now entering its 6th year, offers a

Ireland: Land of Trail Running

In Ocober 2019, Journalists & Outdoor Photographers Paolo Meitre Libertini and Magherita Valcanover were invited by Tourism Ireland & Failte Ireland for a Trail Running few days around Ireland. Their journey started in Glendalough in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains. They then made their way to Connemara, Achill and

How to Choose your Trail Running Shoes

Trail Running Shoes: This is the most important purchase you will have to make. Trail running shoes offer extra grip and some protection especially on the area of the toes in case you kick some rocks or roots during your adventure.  Those are some of the keys things you need

Trail Running Clothing

Think protection and breathability!  Trail running might bring you to remote areas, and you must be ready for whatever the elements throw at you.  Extra pockets, support and compression can also improve your trail running experience. Base layer: NO COTTON: think breathability! Trail Running is a high intensity activity and

Slieve Donard & The Mourne Mountains

October 29th 2019 by Fred Verdier Route Info:Distance: 16.4kmTotal Climb: 1,252mMaximum Elevation: 840mGPS Start: 54.206064, -5.894256 We started from Newcastle, Co. Down, and made our way up to Slieve Donard, the highest mountain in Northern Ireland (850 metres or 2,790 ft) We left at 7am from Dublin and it took