Posts in the ‘Success Stories’ Category

Maebh’s Story

I joined Forget the Gym in 2012 and I signed up for two classes a week, Beach fit and Fun Run. I quickly loved the classes and then discovered the added bonus of the social side of FTG. During that summer I signed up for lots of fun runs and it was great to be

Alice’s Story

I was always quite active but was certainly not a runner. In fact I was pretty sure I didn’t even want to be a runner. Then I broke my leg very thoroughly in a skiing accident in 2002. The doctor casually mentioned that there was a chance that I wouldn’t walk properly again – before

Rosie’s Story

Rosie’s Running Story : How I ended up peeing on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris in the middle of the day. I was never a runner, it wasn’t that I didn’t want to run, I wanted to but I simply couldn’t run. My early memories of running was taking part in community games as

Louise’s Story

Louise’s Marathon Story : It was in March 2012 that I decided that I needed to be healthier and fit. My brother had just completed the Dublin Marathon the year previous so he had inspired me to try running. One evening after work I went out and ran for five minutes. To this day I

Emeline’s Story

Dublin Marathon 2013 – Emeline’s Story –   “Last summer, I joined Forget The Gym, for the Dublin Marathon Coaching programme. Though I was  running regularly, I was far from being confident in my abilities and I did have  a “go with the flow” approach! No watch, time or distance goals, just enjoying being out

Emma’s Story

Its hard to believe that 1 year ago Emma was a nervous beginner at our Clontarf Beginners Running class. What’s so impressive is her change in attitude, confidence, strength and dresssize,  all thanks to her dedication to running. Emma is now truly an inspiration to our new students both in Clontarf and also at the

Pat’s Story

  Pat attended our Chirunning workshop early in 2013. Having spent many years running, he associated running with pain, tension and general hard work! How delighted was I to get this email from him following his Connemara Marathon in April 2013.  A combination of several things made for a great marathon experience, well within my

Deirdre’s Story

Below is the story of Deirdre, one of our students. At 16 Stone, Deirdre decided to give our Learn-to-Run programme a try. It is hard not to be inspired and motivated by her story, her attitude and her success. So, sitting on my couch one night, surfing the net I saw an offer for a

Denise’s Story

From being a nervous Beginner in our Learn-to-Run Class in 2011, Denise has now become a ForgetTheGym regular at classes and events. From Dublin to Beaujolais, Clontarf to Paris, we are so proud of Denise and all she has achieved in the past few years. Well done Denise. 2 marathons down and thinking of a

Aoife’s Story

Many of you know Aoife as one of our very enthuasiastic, inspiring and motivating coaches. However you may not know the journey she has taken to become who she is today. Having lost 6 stone herself over the past few years, Aoife can relate to all of us who struggle with self-belief and motivation. It


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