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Christmas Gifts for Runners

Not sure what to buy the runner in your life this Christmas ?  Buy a gift voucher from ForgetTheGym which can be redeemed anytime in 2018. Here are some ideas of what you can get with your gift voucher :  For the new runner : Eur 90 :  Beginners Running Classes 8 Week Term.  (1

Our favorite running accessories

We are always being asked what clothing and gadgets runners should have. In truth, a good pair of runners and a good sports bra (for the ladies) is about all you need. But in order to make your run more comfortable, more enjoyable and just all round easier we have a few accessories that we

Running to the Beat – Using a Metronome

One of the best tools to help you practice your Chirunning Technique is to use a metronome when on the run. What is a metronome? The metronome is a little gadget that you can set to beep at regular intervals. Each time it beeps, you take a step. The metronome is one of the best

Being a good running buddy when it really counts

  As running buddies we support each other. We run and chat through our problems and worries. We encourage our buddies through the miles when we don’t have the energy or the confidence. Most importantly we get each other out the door on the days where we would create an excuse if we were running alone.

A running chick with a bump – Pregnancy and Running

Running and Pregnancy  – You can read lots online but what better than the real life experience of our instructor Aoife. She has a great blog and will continue to add to it in the coming weeks and months. Here is her story so far… Can I still run ? In January when I first

Pack your runners along with your passport

  Holidays are about rest and relaxation, for alot of runners our running time is our relaxation. So, Why not bring your runners along with you? In this article Mary Jennings give us some tips on how to incorporate a run into our holiday ‘routine’ and how to combat all the excuses we currently have for not running

Making Running Hills Easier

Many runners fear (or avoid) hills… They arrive at the top of a hill breathless with their legs burning. They spend the entire hill wishing they were at the top. But imagine hills feeling easy. Imagine looking forward to hills. With ChiRunning Technique, you can take some of the pain and pressure out of running

Why Exercise in the Morning?

Its 8am and we have just finished our 7am morning class. 1 hour ago we were all half asleep but now everyone is buzzing. There is something about exercising in the morning that makes you feel that little bit more proud of yourself. You know it would have been very easy to press snooze on

Bye Bye Asics Skyspeed……..

Yes, I admit I was a little nervous buying new runners.I have bought about 7 pairs of the same shoe over the last few years,  and I love them.  However, they have been discontinued, so its time to move on. Sob. I feel guilty, these shoes have been everywhere with me. This pair are my lucky marathon

What is Chirunning

ChiRunning – Taking the Pain out of Running As runners, we are often given well meaning advice from non-runners: ‘You shouldn’t run so much, it’s bad for your joints’. With over 40% of runners getting some form of injury every year, maybe they have a point. ChiRunning is a running technique focused on reducing the


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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