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12 Months of Running – July

July brings us lovely warm weather (ahem, yes in Ireland – just look at the pictures below) and lots of wonderful running events. Here are a few of our favourite races this month. Docklands 5k A lovely flat route starting on the South Docks at Lime street and heading out over the Matt Talbot Bridge as far

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The alternative Friday night out

We were tourists in our own city last night as we headed to Howth for a scenic coastal trail run followed by the famous fish and chips. We were blessed to be joined by a wonderful guide, Ger Copeland, head running coach of the local Dublin Bay Running Club who was brave enough to take

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12 Months of Running – June

June usually brings us shorter sleeved running tops and a break from all the layers. A great way to keep going throughout the summer months is to sign up to an event. Even if you are on holidays during the training plan it will make you bring the runners with you. VHI Womens Mini Marathon

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12 months of Running – May

Here are our favourite runs around Ireland this May. Lets start by kicking off the bank holiday weekend with a few events in Dublin and Limerick. Great Limerick Run One of our favorite weekends away is the May Bank Holiday where you are sure to spot a running chick or two at the Great Limerick

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12 Months of Running – April

‘A grand stretch in the evenings’ – all the more reason to sign up to an event this April. Plenty of mid week training runs and full classes of daylight, whats not to love about this time of year? So here are a few of our favourite races coming your way this month. Dunboyne 4

12 Months of Running – March

Be part of your own parade this March March is looking to be a great month of running this year with races almost every weekend. Not to mention the options of parkrun every Saturday.  Why not join us at St Anne’s Parkrun on March 12th when some of our newly graduated Running Chicks will complete

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12 Months of Running – February

What better way to get motivated to run a 5k either your first or 100th than a free one every Saturday in your local Park.  Although parkrun is on all year round (quite literally some of them even take place on Christmas Day) we have decided to focus our efforts in February to this wonderful

Favourite January Races

12 Months of running – January

Get inspired and motivated this January with our selection of our favourite races/events close to home. Tom Brennan Memorial 5k. The first race of the year is on January 1st, and despite the New Year celebrations it still draws a big crowd. 12 o’clock on New Year’s Day sees all the Lord Mayors Five Alivers & New Year

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From coach to runner

This is a blog post by our Running Coach Anne Jennings who is currently training for the Connemara 39.3 mile Ultramarathon where she talks of her training and being on the other side of the fence as the ‘runner’ rather than the ‘coach’. The running steps to Connemara December 2014 and the FTG coaches get

The parkrun poem

It can be hard to describe what makes parkrun so addictive. Check out this most wonderful poem from one of our Running Chicks which really captures the spirit of parkrun. The Parkrun Poem The alarm rings loudly with a sound I hate Telling me to get up or I will be late But it’s wet,

Locations

Our classes take place outdoors at the following locations across Dublin:

Sandymount, Dublin
Clontarf, Dublin

Our workshops take place at the Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, beside the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin Docklands.

Chirunning events take place outdoors in local parks or at your club or venue.

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