Running Buddy Blog week 11

Week 11 “This week started in the knowledge that my toughest training was behind me and that the main priority was maintaining fitness, staying healthy and not worrying about gaining “new fitness”. This coincides with the tapering period that I’m sure many of you are familiar with. This update includes my taper plan and the […]

Martins Blog Week 6: ‘Hard Yards’

“Dogged” – having or showing tenacity and grim persistence This week’s training was a bit of a struggle. While the weather didn’t help, my energy levels weren’t great and I was constantly running on tired legs. On one particular run this week, I had nothing left in the tank and it brought me back to […]

Coffee Morning Run Fundraiser # 2

Following on from our very successful first fundraiser where we made €1,300 for Penny Dinners our next event is coming up on Sunday March 12th. Our chosen charities on this occasion are Cork City Missing Persons Search and Rescue and Mallow Search and Rescue. These are two groups who do amazing work in some of […]

Martin’s blog week 4: Reeling in the years

I have a confession to make. I’ve always doubted that I am a runner. I’m guilty of looking at other people out training or at races and have thought, I’m not good enough to be here with them. I’m unsure where this inferiority complex came from (that’s for a psychology blog!) but I need to […]