Posts in the ‘Success Stories’ Category

Competition– New Year Classes

Win your class fees back

Sign up to our January Running Classes before December 31st and be in with a chance of getting your whole term of classes for FREE. How the competition works : On 1st January we will pick the lucky names from the list of people who have already registered. Each winner will get their €90 or

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Summer Memories 2015

Where did the summer go? It has flown by, but thankfully we have so many lovely memories of morning runs, brunches, races, holidays, classes and fun times with the ForgetTheGym gang. Here are some of the highlights… At the Races In July we had a great bunch of our running chicks take on their first

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Claire and her metronome

What a wonderful story from one of our students Claire and her experience with Chirunning and her metronome. The Start: Three years ago I ran my first parkrun in Malahide. I ran it in 36:31. I was delighted to have run 5k non-stop and pretty pleased with my time. I then started to wonder if

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Me and my Metronome – Aoife

Aoife is one of our running coaches at Forget the Gym, she started running in 2008 and has been hooked ever since. Only recently however has she taken a chance by leaving her watch at home and replacing it with a Chirunning metronome. Here she explains why. Dear Garmin, I love you, but…. For years

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A plank a day – Every day for a year

We are in awe of 5 ladies who have stuck to our daily challenge for 1 full year. Every single day they have completed the plank. Have a read of all their tips for keeping the habit, and learn about what motivates them to keep up the routine. Emma’s Story Hayley’s Story Grainne’s Story Tina’s

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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

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Irish Runner – Woman in step with the times

Mary talks about ForgetTheGym, how she started running, her plans for future, running holidays and the success of her partnership with The Irish Times Get Running. Mary talks more about her own training, running holidays and the community of runners at ForgetTheGym. (thanks Emma for the photo) You can check our the full text of

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Hayley’s Story

Hayley’s Story What a difference a year makes. Hayley’s story is inspiring for anyone moving to a new location, getting motivated and in particular running with asthma. Well done Hayley, it’s great to have you in the gang of running chicks : here’s to the year ahead. “This time last year when planning my relocation

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Duncan’s Story

I started running 2 years ago with the main desire to keep in shape. I ran my first race, a 10 miler in September 2012 and was immediately smitten. 2013 would be the year I would run the Dublin marathon. The training really started early in the year with 5 and 10ks but running a

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Nickie’s Story

3 years older, but 10 years younger …. Last year I asked Nickie how she was feeling about her running. She turned to me and mentioned that it was 2 years since she started Forget The Gym Classes. “I’m 2 years old but 10 years younger”. That stuck with me – and one more year

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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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