With Martin and Tom running Belfast this past weekend I'm starting to get into the Marathon frame of mind, running the pace calculations in my head and think about race weekend nutrition. The past 7 weeks have been full of highs and lows. Working...
Thinking is what gave humans ascendancy. But overthinking is threatening to bring us down. Critical thinking has undoubtedly advanced our cause and become one of the essential assets of being so brilliantly human, but introspective thinking – our near constant self-evaluation, who we are, where we fit,...
Monday Monday as an easy day after the national 10K the day before. I ran 6K in the morning at 5.03 pace and then 16K at 4.40s in the afternoon. A few nice recovery miles. Tuesday On...
35 days to go as I write this. Week of the National 10K so hard to get the miles in. I ran just 118K this week and had 140K my training plan for this week and next. As a result of the drop in miles, I'm falling...
This weeks update also includes a report from the Cobh 10 miler that I ended up writing even though someone else wasn't wearing her singlet. 7 week to go now. It's getting close! Monday  This is a race week...
The 2019 Sportsworld Terenure 5 Mile is on Sunday May 12th! Sponsored by Lisney, South Dublin Vets, Mitsubishi Ireland: Bill Sheehan & Sons, The Bretzel Bakery and Thorntons Recycling, this will be the 35th edition of Sportsworlds 5 Mile classic!
Monday Mondays are all about running easy to let the body recover. This week was no exception I did 6K in the morning at 4.30 pace and felt good. I was then able to get out of work at 5 and get up...
Back in November, I won free entry to the 2019 Copenhagen Marathon whilst on holiday at Club La Santa. Unsure what to do I through in a drawer for 4 months. After a busy cross country and indoor track season I was in two minds about running...

2018 a year in review

If you read the end of year message from club chairperson Michael Cunningham last week you will have heard how Sportsworld Running Club continued to go from strength to strength in 2018. Where else could you go four days a week and meet such a friendly and passionate...
Sportsworlds 35th Anniversary!  Black Tie Event! 3 Course Meal and DJ! Saturday 15th Sept 7pm! The Alex Hotel in the City Centre - See Map Prosecco on Arrival Tickets are €50 and are on sale now through MyClubFinances: Buy Tickets   [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d1124.204098322876!2d-6.250842204964171!3d53.34136989023833!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x48670e9122d67193%3A0x6e4447cf56618d5a!2sThe+Alex!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sie!4v1532071858979&w=600&h=450]