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Keeping pace with the team

By Louise Heraghty Thursday, 28th April 2016 | 0 comments
As we approach the May Bank Holiday weekend, sisters Annmarie & Lisa Boon are still feeling confident about their challenge of taking part in the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in just over four weeks.

Pushing Onwards

By Elverys Thursday, 28th April 2016 | 0 comments
It hasn’t been ideal training weather in the last couple of weeks but Elverys ambassador Hayley has still kept up the hard work ahead of the Vhi Women’s Mini-Marathon as she explains.

Hydration made easy

By Sue Conley Wednesday, 27th April 2016 | 0 comments
There's so many ways to keep yourself topped up from head to toe. Sue Conley offers up some H2O options

A lone runner no more

By Alison Curtis Wednesday, 27th April 2016 | 0 comments
Alison Curtis recently discovered that runnong alongside a partner has a couple of advantages....

Recipe of the Week - Thai Fish Cakes

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 27th April 2016 | 0 comments
David Gillick’s recipe for Thai Fish Cakes is perfect for a quick, tasty meal after training.

'It's time to break the taboo of depression'

By Brenda McCormick Wednesday, 27th April 2016 | 0 comments
Ann Merchant and a team of 16 ladies are doing this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of Aware for a very personal reason.

A True Trailblazer

By vhiadmin Thursday, 21st April 2016 | 0 comments
Commandant Jayne Lawlor is a senior officer in the Irish Defence Forces, and she's also a veteran of Vhi Women's Mini Marathon. She's taking part again this year, and offers some inspiring advice for all participants .

'Our hearts were healed at the Mater Hospital'

By Brenda McCormick Wednesday, 20th April 2016 | 0 comments
Sisters Fiona Guiheen and Mary-Jane Beckham are taking part in this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for the Mater Hospital.

Nissan make race day more memorable

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 20th April 2016 | 0 comments
The final countdown is well and truly on. We hope you are as excited as we are for the June bank holiday weekend and the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon – it’s shaping up to be one of the best to date.  

Muscle Care

By Sue Conley Tuesday, 19th April 2016 | 0 comments
Even the slightest niggle can put you off your training. Sue Conley has some advice to keep you on track.......

Team Vhi/Herald update April 20th

By Louise Heraghty Tuesday, 19th April 2016 | 0 comments
Team Vhi-Herald member, Niamh Bennett, has begun to practice yoga and has also enlisted the support of her school friendswho now train with her regularly.

Recipe of the Week - Fish Pie

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 19th April 2016 | 0 comments
David Gillick’s Fish Pie recipe is so easy to make you won’t stop ‘carping’ on about it! 

Were you there?

By vhiadmin Thursday, 14th April 2016 | 0 comments
We'd love to hear from you if you can spot yourself in this photo!

Nerves set in as race day nears

By vhiadmin Thursday, 14th April 2016 | 0 comments
With just over 7 weeks to go to the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, 24 year old Lucy Dillon would be lying if she said she wasn’t slightly nervous. However, the Operation Transformation leader has nothing to worry about as her training has been consistent and she is feeling fitter as the weeks go by.

'Confidence and Motivation are finally growing'

By Alison Curtis Today FM Thursday, 14th April 2016 | 0 comments
This week I have found it all much easier. I have found running has finally become part of my routine and less about needing to movtivate myself to get out the door. I find the actual running easier and I can go further and want to go further. I also find the cool down and the rest of the day easier as in I am no longer needing to spend some recovery time flaking on the couch on twitter.

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