The benefits of trail running and how to get started
So why is trail running such a fast growing sport in this country? There are huge benefits to running as we all know but trail running offers bonus benefits that people are starting to discover. Here are eight of the many reasons we love trail running and ideas on how to get involved.
Adventure Racing – The Ultimate Guide
Adventure Racing may seem like a hard sport to branch into, but this guide tells you all you need to know and show you that you too can become an adventure racer.
Women in Adventure Racing | Aisling Ní Dhuibhir
To celebrate women in sport we are putting the spotlight on some of our amazing female adventure racers. All from different walks of life, but all bitten by the racing bug. Let's hear it from them what got them into adventure racing and their advice for newbies to the sport. #CantSeeCantBe
GAELFORCE TRAIL RUNNING GUIDE
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.
A Greenland Story - Documentary
As part of a two-year project, a group led by Jamie Young, and with the great support of Gaelforce & Killary Adventure Co, will be filming a documentary about Greenland and the wider Arctic. Jamie is one of the original founders of Gaelforce and was instrumental in bringing one day adventure racing in the form of the original Gaelforce 6 and Gaelforce 12 (now Gaelfore West) to Ireland. He has been a trailblazer in the outdoor adventure field since the 1970's. His favourite motto "Stand still and you are history."
Is adventure racing for me? Or only for an elite few?
Having watched thousands of competitors cross the finish line at a Killary Gaelforce event for 12 years we can be pretty sure of that adventure racing is for everyone.
Shane's La SantéLyon 80km Race Report
Feels like ages ago but the hurt is still there. After previously doing a 110k Ultra I approached this run with a different mindset. Sure, it was only 80km and only 2000m of ascent, how hard could it be?
The Gaelforce Adventure Series
Who will take the title of Gaelforce Adventure Series Champion 2019?
JEROME BLETTERIE - GAELFORCE WEST ULTRA RACE REPORT
Jerome Bletterie is no stranger to long distance trail running and adventure racing. Check our his race report here from the 2018 Gaelforce Ultra
GAELFORCE WEST ULTRA - HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ENDURANCE RACE
We believe that everyone has it in them to take on an ultra adventure race. Let's get your ready for endurance racing with our simple training tips here
From Gealforce to GAILforce adventure challenge
The story of strong willed Gail taking on all of the Gealforce events in 2018 to support her chosen charity. Here is her full tale...
GAELFORCE WEST PROS 2018
Many peoeple come back to take on Gaelforce West again...to settle an old score, or simply because they love it.
Meet 11 amazing people who have completed Gaelforce West 10 times or more!
How to Taper your Training before an Adventure Race
Understanding tapering and how it can help to optimise your performance on race day
Hydrate for Success
Hydration is crucial in staving off fatigue and helping you to get to the finish line in good time and in good shape.
Why Running Makes You Happy
Here are 5 reasons you need to get your running shoes on right now.