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 third. How did I get … Read More

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 is such a pleasure to … Read More

Sinead’s Story

Sinead joined our Beginners Running Classes 2 years ago. From her first class of 1 minute jogs right up to completing the Dublin Marathon in 2012 she has surprised even herself with her determination, focus and hardwork. In her own words ‘It made me realise ‘I cant’ does not belong in my vocabulary. A marathon you say? How far is … Read More

Eimear’s Story

One of the most rewarding aspects of our job is witnessing how our students and coaches continually inspire eachother. This is Eimear’s story. The running journey is not always easy, and Eimear is motivated by our coach Aoife’s Story when she has her challenging days I saw Aoife at the parkrun at Griffeen at the weekend. Please pass on my … Read More

Mary’s Story

Most people who start out running have no idea how long a marathon even is. Mary was one such lady. You should see her now. Not only has she completed Dublin Marathon, but has since completed Limerick Marathon, and I have a funny feeling that wont be her last….. 2 years ago I began Beginners Running Class with ForgettheGym. 18 … Read More