Fartlek Summer 2015

Patricia has put together a Fartlek program kicking off this Monday 13th, here’s the details. As you all know Fartlek will start on the 13th of April @19:00 and we meet at the Magazine fort car park. AnneMarie, Mick and Steve are helping me with the sessions, but if anyone is interested to help out, let me know. Just something …

News 28th Feb

Pride Run charity Thanks to those members who submitted a proposal for our charity partner for the 2014 5k Pride Run. Following evaluation of all nominations, the committee have decided to partner with BeLonG To. BeLonG To is working to provide an empowering and safe community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people, by building a society that supports, …

Targets 2014

Fartlek Here are the targets I discussed at Fartlek the last 2 nights, these are mine for last year and this year, if you’re interested in setting some as well send me on the times and if there are enough submissions I’ll put these up on the website for some motivation. Andy 1 Mile 3000m 5k 5 mile 10k 10 …

DFR News January 20th

Annual General Meeting Thanks to all who showed up and contributed to our AGM last Thursday 16th, a copy of the DFR accounts for 2013 are available on request from Treasurer Dave. The main decisions taken were: New Committee Andy and Dave Shaw stepped down after sterling service to DFR, a big thanks to them.  We welcome Bairbre and David …

DFR News 26th Oct 2013

Hi all, Hard to believe it’s Dublin marathon time again. We’ll meet at the usual spot this Monday 28th from 10.30 onwards, under the bridge at the Luas green line Milltown stop. Watch out for our DFRs taking part:   Eugene Kieran T Philip Sandra Seamus McL Seamus M Seamus S Shane and don’t forget to bring a supply of …

Fartlek Winter 2013

Fartlek Training Our winter Fartlek training kicks off this evening at 7pm, we have booked a number of weeks at the Donore Harriers track in Chapelizod, and depending on attendance and coaches, we will continue up until the end of November. Anne Marie and Andy will look after the sessions, if you’re interested in running one yourself we’d be delighted …

Fartlek & Wednesday Run

Fartlek is moving to 6:30pm to try and get 2 more weeks while it’s bright out, same spot at the Magazine Car Park. We’re looking into kicking off the winter session in Donore Harriers, more details to follow. And it’s that time of year again, X Factor has started and we’re moving our Wednesday run back to the Garda HQ, …

Fartlek on Tour – Howth

Fartlek goes on tour tonight, we will be meeting outside of St. Fintan’s Cemetery at the base of Howth Hill at the usual time of 7pm. The route is less than 5 miles, involves only one hill and has some fantastic views.

News 1st July

Dublin Pride Festival Hopefully everyone had a good day and night out; thanks to those members who marched behind the DFR banner or popped up around town to support. Thanks especially to Kieran Cooney and Andy Chambers, our highly-trained official marshals who bravely put themselves in the firing line in case of any danger, and where very well accessorized. We had …

News Update

Fartlek Our summer fartlek kicks off next Monday 27 May at 19.00 at the Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park. For those of you not familiar with it, it’s a gut-wrenching, muscle-straining, body-aching, masochistic way to spend a Monday evening. But seriously, fartlek is a very structured training programme with hills, sprints and intervals. It’s a great complement to standard …