Recent Posts and News

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 “learn to run” class. Weighing…

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…

Happy Birthday Malahide Parkrun

I love Parkrun. As a runner, a coach, a volunteer or even just a facebook follower, Parkrun works. I would go as far as saying Parkrun the best thing to happen to running in Ireland in the last year. People think because I am a running coach I have endless motivation to get up and run each morning. It is…

It’s Dublin Marathon Week

It that time of the year again and we are all getting excited (and a bit nervous) about the week ahead.As a special treat for all you runners  (and supporters) this year, we are going to post lots of Hints, Tips, Motivation and Inspiration each day this week. You can see the full details of what will be offered each…

Oct/Nov Class Schedule

Our Autumn Term is up and running (literally). If you have missed the start date (7th Oct), and would like to join us – no problem. Check out the Class Timetable and Send me an Email and we can work out the best class for you. This is out last term for 2013, so get in quick. You know yourself,…

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…