Dublin Marathon 2017 the race itself

Dublin Marathon 2017 the race itself

November 23, 2017

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Training for Dublin 4

Training for Dublin 4

October 22, 2017

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Your marathon race checklist

Your marathon race checklist

October 07, 2017

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Carb Loading for your marathon

Carb Loading for your marathon

October 03, 2017

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One Step At A Time Dublin 3

One Step At A Time Dublin 3

August 20, 2017

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Training for Dublin 2

Training for Dublin 2

August 08, 2017

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Entering Dublin City Marathon

Entering Dublin City Marathon

July 30, 2017

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Marcs Blog 7. A LARGE MARATHON OR A SMALL MARATHON

Marcs Blog 7. A LARGE MARATHON OR A SMALL MARATHON

February 05, 2017

If you have decided this is the year you will run your first marathon, there are over 1200 marathon races held in the U.S. alone. The size of the race whether large or small offers many options to a beginning marathoner.

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Marcs Blog 4. Racing can be fun too!

April 16, 2015

It has taken me quite a while to realize that running a race does not necessarily mean to suffer as I just could not start slow enough or curb my enthusiasm at the start of a race.

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Marcs Blog 5. The 100 Marathon Man

October 21, 2014

We have the first owner of the White 100 OSAAT Marathon Band. Of course I had to meet this man and last week I travelled to County Monaghan to meet Shane McCarville. I didn’t know what to expect when I met Shane, I kind of expected him to be meeting me between a morning run and an afternoon run. Maybe I had a preconceived idea that this man’s body must be so finely tuned to avoid all the injury pitfalls that come with running 1 marathon let alone 100.

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Marcs Blog 1. You become the freak of nature

September 24, 2014

Welcome to the first blog of the OSAAT marathon band. Some if not most of you will have completed a marathon by now. Some will have completed a few marathons and more may have completed numerous marathons judging by the members of 100 marathon clubs. We run and we love running and the achievement of completing a marathon is something to be immensely proud of.

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Marcs Blog 2. Were you ever a bit optimistic about your ability?

September 24, 2014

Once we have started running, we are on this incredible surge of positivity! Our bodies feel better, our heads feel better, we are making new friends and best of all we are finding out that we can run further and further. I still remember my first run, I had decided to do a 5km and because I played football up to my early twenties I thought I would be reasonably fit even though it was 7 years since I did any training. I might add that this was a long time before the OSAAT Marathon Band popped into my head as an idea.

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Marcs Blog 3. Types of marathon runners

September 24, 2014

In any marathon, there’s seemingly a small group of elite runners who finish the race in a shade over 2 hours, and then there’s the rest of us. Whats the difference between them and the rest of us?

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Marcs Blog 6. The Brighton Marathon

Marcs Blog 6. The Brighton Marathon

September 24, 2014

OSAAT took its first steps into the UK last week at the Brighton marathon Expo. Brighton marathon is the 2nd biggest marathon in the UK bar London with over 9200 finishers last Sunday. Brighton itself was full of life with huge crowds in the city, not only for the marathon but as it was the end of the holidays.

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