Race & Events
Time to hit the trails and start the journey to Gaelforce 10K Howth Summit - Download the FREE 10K training plan from fitness coach Andrew Moore aka @fitnessgoose
We are excited to announce Intersport Elverys and Brooks Running as our new gear sponsors for the Gaelforce 10K Trail Run Trilogy 2023.
These are no ordinary 10Ks, these are Gaelforce 10Ks!
A trilogy of 10k trail runs in inspired locations on Ireland’s east coast, all easily accessible from Dublin city. Run one, two or all three to complete the Gaelforce 10k Trail Run Trilogy.
River, lake & sea - the ultimate swim journey
A trilogy of open water swimming events in three magical locations. Plunge into the River Shannon, Lough Derg and Killary Fjord to experience the best of Ireland’s iconic waterways. Swim one, two or all three to complete the Gaelforce Great Swim Trilogy.
Whether you are thinking of starting open water sea swimming or have been doing it for a while it is no harm to look at your techniques and safety again. Here are our top tips for successful open water sea swimming in an event.
Strength training is so important for runners, and yet most of us tend to forget about it and focus on what we like to do…running. But the stronger you are, the faster you’ll run, and the better you will get at uphill, downhill, trail and mountain running. It also helps preventing injuries by getting all of your body muscles stronger, not just those legs! We have selected some of our go to exercises for trail runners and included links to videos which explain how to do each one.
This is the perfect guide for your new open water adventures. Or pass it on to any friends that you are looking to get hooked on the open water high!You know how to swim, you put in the practice. Time to sign up for a race and put it all into practise.
Leenane is a small village situated in the heart of the Killary Fjord and Connemara. It is well worth a visit, either for one of our events or for a relaxing weekend away. Here are our top 5 picks of things to do in the area:
When you think of trail running do you have visions of extreme, fanatical, super fit mountain goats going where no sane person should? Then we think it’s time we all lost our sanity, as the benefits of trail running are huge. Throw away all your preconceptions. Trail running is for anyone who runs or who would like to.
Check out the current rankings after Gaelforce West and see who is topping the poll. It's game on for Gaelforce North in September!
We are honoured to be welcoming Thibaut Baronian over to compete in the Gaelforce Mountain Run this year.
Read Jerome's race report after completing a ultra race of 110 km with 7000m assent and decent in the Frech Alps.
As your event gets ever closer it's time to stay calm and focused on the challenge ahead. Your 1 month race preparation tips