Gear & Equipment - Killary Gaelforce

Gear & Equipment

Five Eco Gift Ideas this Christmas

Coming up with ideas on gifts can be tricky, additionally we often want to consider the envionement with what we are buying. So not just any gift will do. Here are five eco gift ideas from us, which we would love to get and are gifting this season. 

10-12-2019

Get ready for The Great Fjord Swim - Gear Guide

Wondering what gear you need for the Great Fjord Swim. We have compiled a list for you that will make the experience all the more comfortable for you! 

08-10-2019

Cleats Vs. Runners - The Pros and Cons for your next adventure Race

Signed up for your next adventure and wondering what shoes to wear? Do you go for clipless pedals and cleats or will your trainers be just as good? We get these questions a lot from people in the lead up to an event and here is our honest view on it.

06-06-2019

The 3 ‘P’s of mountain running in Ireland

Piss Poor Planning leads to Piss Poor Performance! What to always bring with you.

01-03-2019

Celebrating 10 years of GAELFORCE CONNEMARA | Win a TREK Bike

GAELFORCE Connemara (aka the Connemara Adventure Challenge) Adventure Race is celebrating its 10th year in 2019 and to celebrate the thousands of people who have taken part we have a bike up for grabs.

20-02-2019

Running in the Dark? Go for it!

Check out our running in the dark tips to keep you active this winter. Why not try a run in the dark! It’s peaceful, your senses are heightened so you take in more.

01-11-2018

THE GREAT FJORD SWIM OPEN WATER RACING TIPS

Gearing up for the Great Fjord Swim or a similar event? From cold open water swimming tips to event specific information, we got you covered.

26-09-2018

Alternatives to energy gels on race day

Keep your nutrition and the environment in mind on race day

25-07-2018

Gear Tips for Trail and Mountain Running

Running season is here, it's time to get out and enjoy our natural landscapes, to run with the Gods!

01-03-2018

Gear Tips for Gaelforce Dublin

Here are a few Gaelforce guidelines and gear tips on what to expect & bring when you are competing in our upcoming event.

02-02-2018

5 Hacks for Running in the Rain

If you want to keep your training and stay motivated over the holidays we have some hacks for you :)

20-12-2017

Juju Jay's Top Trail Running Tips

The winter is well and truly upon us...but that does not mean hybernation! Let Juju Jay inspire you to get out on the trails this weekend with his top tips for trail running :)

01-12-2017

Should I Wear Cycling Shoes for Adventure Racing?

We often get asked coming up to our events what shoes to wear, should I change my footwear at the bike section, etc.​ Here we focus on the pros and cons of clipless pedals. 

04-08-2017

How to shift gears correctly

We have compiled some advice on gear change and a few other road bike climbing tips. The actual shifting of gears, clicking from one to another is not difficult. The key to efficient gear shifting is anticipation.
 

09-06-2016

Bike Lights - What you need to know

Get some tips on selecting the best bike lights for you 

05-04-2016

Top 5 Tips for Cycling at Night

Night riding puts a whole different spin on a route. Here are 5 tips for cycling at night

09-03-2016