UTMB 2017: Battle of the Titans!

It is UTMB Weekend!!! For those who do not know yet, UTMB (Ultra Trail Mont Blanc) is on this weekend.  On Friday the 1st of September, 2000 participant will start at 5pm to compete in one of the toughest trail race in the world:  approximately 166 kilometres (103 mi) around the…

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Chatting with Adam Chase

Chatting with Adam Chase. By Cindy Doyle. With one of those names that seems to tie into what they do (think Usain Bolt, Bill Medley, William Wordsworth…), Adam Chase has had a long and fruitful love affair with trail running which has led him to race, pace and run all…

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Meeting Metzler: Picking Brian’s Brain

Meeting Metzler: Picking Brian’s Brain. By Cindy Doyle. Living in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, Brian Metzler is a veteran of running journalism, a veritable mine of information. He’s also a really nice guy, down to earth and very friendly, so meeting Metzler was a really pleasant experience.  He’s made a living…

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Falling Hurts!

Falling Hurts! So, all you trail runners out there – I’ve often heard that you’re not considered a ‘proper’ trail runner until you have had some gnarly falls with gruesome injuries to show for it!! Falling hurts! It really does!! Am I a proper trail runner now?? 😀 When I…

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Race Day Recipe

Along with approximately 600 other runners, Cindy from GoWild.ie has been busily readying herself for the Debra Ireland Wicklow Mountains Half Marathon & 11K races this coming Sunday, 5th March. Today she shares one of her own blog pieces: Á la TodayFM’s Dermot & Dave, I’ve got a bit of…

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South Leinster Trail Runners

South Leisnter Trail Runners is an informal trail running group that regularly meet and organises trail running outings around South Leinster (Waterford, Kilkenny/ Carlow).  Anyone interested in trail running in the South Leinster Region is welcome to come along for some great off road trails, long distance waymarked routes, mountains and…

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