Finally, It’s time to get back to the road races

Last December, in the midst of covid uncertainty, I booked a place in a January road race. With the novelty of virtual races long behind me, I had my fingers crossed that this large in-person event might actually go ahead. Of course, booking anything in advance came with a very big maybe. Who knows what another covid Christmas might bring … Read More

Xmas Lights Runs

To celebrate the end of our running year,  we will celebrate with some charity festive funruns. These are open to anyone who has run with us in person or virtually  in 2021. Save the following dates in your diary. Each event is free but we will have a limit to the number attending. We will have an option charity bucket … Read More

15 ways to change up your usual 5k run.

One year on and we know every corner and pothole within our 5km radius. It’s completely understandable if your enthusiasm for running might be waning especially if every run you take on feels very similar to the last one. Although we can’t change where we run right now, we still do have the option to change how we approach each … Read More

Stay Running Virtual Programme

April 2022 marks 2 years since we launched our virtual coaching and now, the time has come for a change. We will no longer offer virtual coaching in its original format in May/June 2022 but will be back with a bigger and better virtual offering later in the summer! You can read more about it here. Thank you to everyone … Read More

Keeping you running this winter

We cant be with you in person right now – BUT we can be in your head spurring you on to stay moving, get outside and indeed feel better in yourself during these crazy days. We are going online for our Winter Running term – but it’s not just running….. Our Winter Coaching Join us for the next 7 weeks taking … Read More

Autumn at ForgetTheGym….

6 months on and we are back on the beach – but we will also stay online after such a great summer on zoom! We know how hard it is to stay motivated without parkrun, races and running buddies. But we are here to help keep you energised, moving and sane this very unusual autumn of 2020. Our Autumn plans … Read More

Autumn Running Coaching

For Sept/Oct 2020 we are delighted to offer 6 week coaching programmes. You can choose to train 100% online and run from home, or if you are based in Dublin, you can meet in person for running classes. Starting Date : Monday 14th Sept 6 Week Term : 14th Sept – 25th Oct Option 1  : Online Coaching Option 2 … Read More

12 Months of Running – December

By the time December comes around, our weekends are jam packed with celebrations with family and friends and days hitting the shops to pick up gifts. What better way to de-stress and detox from it all than entering into one of the many festive runs. Jingle bells 5k Other than a slight incline at the start the Jingle bells 5k … Read More

12 Months of Running – November

Its’s cold, it’s dark most of the time the excuses are endless. However if you are signed up to something there is all the more reason to get out the door and do your training. Mo Run This 5k and 10k run taking place in the phoenix park is a great opportunity to raise awareness for men’s health and run for a … Read More

12 Months of Running – October

We hate to admit it but there is a distinct change in the weather and the evenings are getting shorter. For some this means hibernating for the winter and retiring the running shoes. Not for us, its all the more reason to sign up to an event to keep us motivated. Dublin Simon Fun Run Kicking off October with a … Read More