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I received an email during the week from FinisherPix reminding me that I hadn’t bought any of my finisher photos from the Dublin Marathon 2018. This then reminded me that I never updated my personal Facebook page profile photo with what I update it with after every marathon. A photo of me taken by a... Read more »

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We’ve reached the last week of January 2019. We’re not hearing or saying the words New Year’s Resolution quite as much as we did at the start of January. What often happens as we reach the end of this month is that all the energy and enthusiasm we felt about what we are going to... Read more »

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Katharine Teeling, running coach and owner of Coast Road Runners gives us the final tips for a great race day Sunday! Run Ireland 27 October 2018 With less than 24 hours to go until the start of the Dublin Marathon, your mind will start racing faster than your body ever will. Nervous energy starts to creep... Read more »

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The big day is nearly here. Now it’s time to show the world what you can do. But be prepared, writes Katharine Teeling. Sunday Independent 21 October 2018 Just one week to go until the Dublin Marathon 2018. All the hard work is done but nervous energy starts to build up. It feels like the... Read more »

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Saturday 13th October. 2 weeks before the Dublin Marathon 2018. I heard the rain before I got up. I knew from the sound of it that it was here to stay for a few hours. When I got up my phone confirmed my suspicions. Excellent. I really enjoy running in the rain and I was... Read more »

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With summer holidays well underway, the big question on every runners mind is will I bring my running gear? With the never ending airline baggage restrictions and costs it is very easy to decide not to bring it. However the good news is that you will need half as much of your normal running gear... Read more »

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Today is March 3rd so I thought that I would write a few words about finally being able to de-layer a bit. But not only can we not de-layer at the moment, we can’t even run outdoors because of the very unseasonable snow that has taken over Ireland. So while my running shoes are putting... Read more »

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Do you ever go for a run and think when is this ever going to end? It doesn’t happen to me very often but when it does it does. Sometimes there is a valid reason. Sometimes there is not. A few years ago I was on one of my Marathon training long runs. On the... Read more »