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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Decathlon’s Trail Running Essentials

Earlier this year, Kristin from Decathlon got in touch again asking if TrailRunningIreland.com would be happy to run another promotional campaign. This time, she asked what would be the essential gear that trail runners would need in Ireland.  After a bit of consideration, we shortlisted three pieces of gear that we…

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