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VIRTUAL Dublin Marathon 2020

September 21, 2020
Will you take part in this year's VIRTUAL Dublin Marathon and raise vital funds for St James's Hospital?   This year's KBC Dublin Marathon is a virtual event taking place on the October bank holiday weekend. Runners, participating with their smartphone, can complete the distances safely in their local area and will be supported by
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2020 Camino Challenge

February 21, 2020
This September, we will be taking a team to take on the Portuguese Camino and we want you to join us!   The Camino Portugues became an extremely popular route when the country gained its independence – way back in the 12th Century. Today, some believe it to be the route richest in cultural and
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2019 Camino Challenge

November 1, 2019
Camino Challenge   Now that dust has settled and the blisters have hopefully healed, we wanted to say a huge thank you to our amazing group that took on our 2019 Camino to Rome walking challenge in October. Stories were shared, laughs were had and friends were made as we made our way from the
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2019 Camino Challenge

January 9, 2019
Camino Challenge   This October, we will be taking a team to take on the last section of the Via Francigena and we would love you to join us.   From the attractive medieval town of Viterbo, with an entire district dedicated to the pilgrim, to the ancient Etruscan roads, to the Roman amphitheatre of
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Walk the Camino for St James’s Hospital 19 – 26 August 2017

January 19, 2017
CAMINO DE SANTIAGO 2017   Join us on the spectacular Portuguese Coastal route of the Camino de Santiago and help raise funds for St James’s Hospital.   The Camino Portugues or "Portuguese Way" spans from Lisbon to Santiago. It is a rewarding challenge that will bring you through some of the most stunning scenery in
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 5

May 27, 2016
Women's Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 5: Final preparations   What you have being eating and drinking in recent weeks will really have made a big difference to your performance on the big day. Consistently eating a well-balanced diet with adequate energy intake is essential for maintaining health and maximising training effects. Now it’s time to
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Women’s Mini Marathon Exercise Tips- Week 5

Women's Mini Marathon Exercise Tips- Week 5: Preparing for Race Day and Post Race Recovery Strategies   Congratulations! You’ve made a huge achievement in getting this far in your Mini Marathon preparations.   Below are some tips to assist you in preparing for race day and to advise you on post race recovery and injury
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Women’s Mini Marathon Exercise Tips- Week 4

May 20, 2016
Week 4: Staying Motivated   With the Mini Marathon looming closer now, there are going to be times when you wonder what on earth you have undertaken. As time goes on, training can quickly change from being an enjoyable experience to one that you, at times, might dread.   Drops in motivation are common but quitting
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 4

Week 4: Food Facts or Facts Myths   Over the previous newsletters we have discussed healthy eating and drinking leading up to the Big Day! Nowadays there are many misconceptions regarding food and diet. There are countless sources of dietary information available at our fingertips, but often with varying levels of evidence-based research and providing conflicting
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 3

May 13, 2016
Week 3: Fluids – Are you drinking enough?   Exercise feels tougher when you are dehydrated. Dehydration will lead to tiredness and reduced performance. The best strategy is to keep hydrated throughout the day instead of drinking large amounts just before you exercise. Aim for at least 8 glasses of fluid daily and more in hot
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