Kerry Easter Training Weekend

Rene BorgJan 11, 2:45pmPlanning for the next iteration of last year's successful Kerry Easter Training Weekend is now underway again and we are looking to a very similar itinerary with some great hill runs, the Killarney 5 mile race as an option for Friday and we plan to have two specialists giving a nice "warm-up" session each morning similar to the "speed and agility" and "yoga" sessions held last year.

Group accommodation and restaurant bookings will be organised and we will stay from the 6th to 9th April. If interested in this event mail me at rene at championseverywhere dot com and I'll keep you directly in the loop on details.

Itinerary and price for accommodation to follow soon as accommodation is filling up fast.

In 2013, we'll look for a "greater shake-up" of the weekend, so throw us all your ideas as well.
Rene BorgFeb 12, 12:51pmhi all,

We have finally put together the final itinerary (I have put it up here and will be modifying it as we progress and know more:

Remember this is not a professional event, even if we try our best to make it look like one, just a weekend arranged by friends for friends, so there is no insurance etc.

We will be staying in Kenmare once again from 6th April to 9th April in similar accommodation to last year (cottages/houses) and estimated price for accommodation is €75 with electricity. With restaurants and buses, you are probably looking to invest €155 in your weekend before any other expenses.

To state your interest, please fill out this survey before end of day next Sunday 19th:

SCHEDULE (in brief, for full schedule see link above)

FRIDAY (arrival day)

19:30 GOOD FRIDAY 5 MILE RACE in Killarney

SATURDAY (Carrauntoohil - subject to change dependant on wheather)

09:00 - Morning speed and agility session with Emma Donlon
13:30 - Carrauntoohil hike or run

SUNDAY (Kerry Way long run)

09:00 - Morning yoga with Suzanne Kenny
12:30 - Kerry Way run from Sneem to Kenmare (30 km, 16.5 km and 10 km options, possible tea-stop in Templenoe!)

MONDAY (departure day)

10:00 - Check-out
11:30 - Easy trail run around Muckross Lake/Dinis (possibility of doing Mangerton for anyone particularly frisky!)

The full itinerary is subject to change depending on what we can confirm, final numbers etc. Expect kayaking, climbing and cycling to be organised by other people on the trip.

Mailing list will be setup for everyone who confirm they are going. We expect at least 35 people.
Deirdre ShineFeb 18, 6:59pmHi,
I havent done any mountain running buy run 10ks and hope to complete my first half marathon in march this year-I would really like to sign up for the weekend you have set out-please email me details if there is places available,it sounds like a great weekend!
Thank you
Rene BorgFeb 18, 7:18pmJust a gentle reminder that we are hoping to finalise numbers tomorrow, so if you haven't yet registered your interest on the survey:

If you want to go but can't decide by tomorrow, drop me an email, so I can "keep you in our thoughts" or text me. Email: rene at championseverywhere dot com or zero8512one4541
Aoife JoyceFeb 18, 9:29pmHi Deirdre,

Can you post your e-mail address and I'll send you a mail.


Rene BorgFeb 19, 10:06pmThanks to all who have registered so far, we've got 23 attendees booked in so far, so we may not hit last years lofty 35 but since we will not have time to finalise bookings the next few days, I am leaving the registration open.

As mentioned earlier, "if you miss the first gate", just send me an email and we'll see if there is anything we can do to fit in late-comers.
Deirdre ShineFeb 19, 11:35pmHi Aoife. thanks for your reply,my email address is
i filled in Rene's survey this evening but would really appreciate hearing the details:)thanks
Conor MurphyFeb 25, 8:17amHi Rene - I'm based in Kenmare so hope to join in a couple of the events. Sent you my email address on Facebook.
Rene BorgFeb 25, 9:22amThanks Conor, we are just about closing out now with 29 entrants and finalising accommodation, so will be sending mails out the the mailing list shortly and will include you on it.
Aoife JoyceMar 16, 8:31amWe've had a bit of late demand for the Kerry trip so I'm considering booking another house to facilitate - to make this worthwhile we need another 1 or 2 people. Cost will be a little more than for the original people who signed up as I can't get the same accommodation deal. It'll be around 65 - 75 euros for the three nights (depending on the number of people).

Anyone interested can contact me at aoifejoy at gmail dot com

Full details of the trip available here:


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