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'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.

How to stay safe when you train

By vhiadmin Thursday, 14th April 2016 | 0 comments
The health benefits of being active far outweigh any risk. For everyone or anyone just starting out on a fitness plan, physical activity does increase the risk of injury whether it is physically or environmentally related. One of my previous articles talked about ‘Common Injuries While Training’ so now let’s look at how to stay safe while you exercise.

'I overcame epilepsy to do two Women's Mini Marathons'

By vhiadmin Thursday, 14th April 2016 | 0 comments
Jillian Ennis O Boyle has overcome the effects of many strokes to complete the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon two years in a row. 

David's Recipe of the Week - Chicken and Chorizo Soup

By vhiadmin Thursday, 14th April 2016 | 0 comments
Warm yourself up after a tough training session with David Gillick’s yummy roast chicken and chorizo soup recipe.

Two things I've learned from my training

By Alison Curtis Thursday, 7th April 2016 | 0 comments
Since beginning my running programme in preparation for the Vhi Women's Mini Marathon, I have learned two lessons which I will share with you.

The benefits of Foam Rolling

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 6th April 2016 | 0 comments
The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists has been a proud supporter of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for a number of years.

'We buddy up for motivation'

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 6th April 2016 | 0 comments
Annmarie & Lisa Boon are proving that training as a team does pay off as they are continuing to exercise almost every night. The sisters, from Ringsend have walked the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon many times in the past but are determined that this year they will jog as much of the route as possible.

Giving something back to Barretstown

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 6th April 2016 | 0 comments
My name is Olivia Kinghorne and myself and my daughter Danielle ran the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for Team Barretstown in 2015. We are from Clonmellon, Co Westmeath. Danielle has a medical condition and was put forward by her nurse her clinic in Crumlin to attend a summer teen camp with Barretstown in 2014. She had such a great time there she went back again in 2015. 

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