Finding True Adventure at Quest24 Adventure Race

This year, I have been looking for new adventures. And Quest24 delivered this, and more, last weekend. For the past five years, I’ve been doing one-day adventure races around Ireland and the UK. By the end of last year, however, I realised that the ‘racing’ part was taking over, in a stressful, competitive way. The … Continue reading Finding True Adventure at Quest24 Adventure Race

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Treacherous Way up Ireland’s Highest Mountain, Carrauntoohil

The Irish Mountain Running Association (IMRA) knows the best way up mountains. Take its race route up Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil. It directs its runners up soft slopes, along the Cahir Ridge, and then back down a bouncy fun descent. Up until last weekend, that was the only route I’ve known up the 1,038 metres … Continue reading Treacherous Way up Ireland’s Highest Mountain, Carrauntoohil