Westport Triathlon 2019 – Joanne Reilly

I never had a chance to go to the Hell of the West triathlon weekend away but the stories are legendary. Always on the look out for a bit of craic I headed off to Westport to see if we could bring back the spirit of the Pulse Away race weekend and I think Westport […]

Challenge Samorin – Jo Lynch

Challenge Samorin – The Championship Challenge Samorin is the middle-distance Championship race for the Challenge race brand. It takes place in Slovakia every year and attracts a very strong field of both pro’s and age groupers from around the world. Age groupers must qualify for this race from another Challenge race in the previous 12 […]

Belpark Duathlon 2019 – Ché McGann

Since starting triathlon’s I’ve always tried to get in a couple of the Phoenix Park Duathlons run by Belpark Tri Club every year. Usually on Wednesday evenings across the summer, this year followed a slightly different format and saw the first race was being held on a Saturday in April as it was part of […]

Ironman Barcelona 2018 – Jo Lynch

The Battle of Barcelona Why Barcelona again? A question I got asked a lot over the past 12 months. 2 reasons really. Firstly, Mairead had signed up! It would be her first, and having just come from that experience I knew how tough and lonely Ironman training is. There was no big pulse crew going […]

Ironman Austria 2018

IRONMAN Austria 2018 – Niall Connaughton

I had originally planned to do IM Frankfurt this year as I’m in Frankfurt with work most weeks but a German public holiday spent in Frankfurt city centre last summer knocked that idea on the head and before I knew it there was a huge Pulse Austrian bandwagon that I jumped on. I travel a […]

Ironman Lanzarote 2018 – Derek McCabe

Again Where do i begin with this madness.. This was going to be my 4th time attempting this race…. Lanzarote was not a race i was going to do again after my back gave me really bad problems in 2016 on the bike.. And on that day i said never again but i ended up […]

Ironman Lanzarote 2018

Ironman Lanzarote 2018 – Brian Power

Hi folks, Be gentle with me now, first race report and all that jazz . I started training for Lanza 3 weeks after the Dublin City Marathon, I had spoken to Ciat Joyce and Joanna Butler, both finishers there previously and although they seemed like friendly innocent conversations, I was gleaning every bit of information […]

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