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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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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Sugar Loaf, Wicklow – 7k

The Great Sugarloaf in Wicklow is an iconic landmark around the Dublin area.  The Sugarloaf is visible all the way from Dublin Airport.  This is tough and steep climb especially the last section that will have you go on all four to reach the summit and enjoy views! the recently opened…

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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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