Deputy’s Pass, Glenealy 9km Loop

Wicklow Mountains View

Most IMRA runners, orienteers and mountain bikers would be familiar with Carrick Mountain in Glenealy as a great little spot for hitting the trails. And it is! However, it isn’t my favourite place to run trails in Glenealy. I’m going to let you in on a little secret… There’s a…

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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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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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