21 February 2018

5 reasons to do the Gaelforce Mountain Run

There are always the obvious benefits when training and competing, such as getting outside, staying fit, the fresh air, health of body and mind, the social aspect or even just to have some alone time. But there's more......


20 December 2017

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 :)


1 December 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 :)


19 July 2017

Why Running Makes You Happy

Here are 5 reasons you need to get your running shoes on right now....don't give in to the Summer Slump!


3 July 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce Glory (part V)

Well she planned her stragegy and she took part in her first Gaelforce West....but not only that!!


28 June 2017


So, you finally see the finish line. It seemed like it would never come. As you cross it you are ecstatic. “Yes, I finally did it”


21 June 2017

Killary Gaelforce and our Leave No Trace ideals

As you are out an about this weekend keep these few simple principles in your mind


7 June 2017

Jerome Bletterie's Race Report of the Salomon Gore-Tex 110km Maxi Race

​Read Jerome's race report after completing a ultra race of 110 km with 7000m assent and decent in the Frech Alps.


2 June 2017

10 Tips For Great Race Preparation - Stay on track as your event approaches

As your event gets ever closer it's time to stay calm and focused on the challenge ahead. Your 1 month race preparation tips


22 May 2017

Training Watches - Love them or Hate them?

Can we live without them or are the an essential part of training.


15 May 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce Glory (part IV)

We recently had the pleasure of Deirdre's company down at the Connemara Adventure Challenge - check out her valuable advice!


24 April 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce Glory (part III)

Googling, Racing and Tying Myself in Knots in a Bid for Gaelforce Glory....Deirdre is on


27 March 2017

Gaelforce West - 9 Top Preperation Tips

Get yourself in the zone for Gaelforce West with these simple bites of advice. Now dust off that doubt!


20 March 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce West Glory (part II)

The route to Gaelforce Glory relies as heavily upon the mind as it does on the body - Check out Deirdres training progress!


6 February 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce West Glory

Average Joe (or Josephine!!) taking on the challenge of Gaelforce West in 2017....Read Deirdre Galvin's motivation for taking on this challenge and her training hacks.


23 January 2017

Winner of the Killary Bursary 2016

Killary Adventure Centre in partnership with Killary Gaelforce present: Winner of the Killary Bursary 2016


11 January 2017

IT'S A NEW YEAR - Re-evaluate with 6 Simple Tips

Let's not start off the year making farfetched promises we will never keep. I'm not one for making resolutions but I do like to re-evaluate.


13 October 2016

Your Mental Health and Exercise

If you ever meet a person at the end of a training session or at the finish line of an event and ask them how they feel they will never feel down........


30 August 2016

7 Tips to Autumn Training

Don't let your fitness level slide this winter.


1 July 2016

Finding Time to Train - Get out, Get wet, Get fit

Life has never been more busy. It seems that all the things invented to make our lives easier have also made life faster, with way more expectation.


19 April 2016

Why I took up Adventure Racing

Maybe this is you too.....


20 February 2015

Shane's Top 5 Trails in Connemara

Shane gives you his top 5 trails for running on the mountains around Killary Harbour, Leenane ahead of next month's Gaelforce Mountain Run. Not all are for novices but they are definitely worth aspiring to!