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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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No Equipment – No excuses – Exercises you can do anywhere

Whether you are in your sitting room, office, back garden or away somewhere sunny on holiday, it is still possible to fit in a few exercises to help build your strength and fitness. Here are our favourite exercises you can do anywhere with no equipment required. Start out with just one minute per day and

No Time to Exercise – It only takes a minute

In this article Mary Jennings explains about our favourite exercise the Plank if you only have one minute per day use it wisely. This article first appeared in the Irish times on 7th June 2016, you can read the full article online here. If you wish to join the challenge, you are more than welcome.

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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

Mums on the run

Mary talks with some Mum’s who not only run, but manage to combine spending time with family in those runs by running with their daughters. Gradually as babies start to grow up, many mums have managed to fit in a little time for themselves and taken on something they never imagined possible. They have become

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Cold Weather Running Gear

The cold weather has hit, and its time to dig out the box of winter running gear and the layers and ‘Where did I leave those gloves?’ As the cold snap sets in its so easy to think of just staying on the couch in the evening and not going for your run. Here are

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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

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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