1. Dreaming Above 2000m


    August 26, 2015 by John Buckley

    The apparent thinning of air whilst exerting. A mist is surrounding my eyes as water begins to fall. Gasping for …
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  2. Ultra Trail Running: The First Attempt

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    July 20, 2014 by John Buckley

    I didn’t really plan it, which probably breaks ultra trail running rule 101, but running 50km + is something that …
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  3. More than the competition: top sport documentaries

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    July 15, 2014 by John Buckley

    Sport is so much more than the physical, at it’s core is the deeply emotional, the desire to win, to …
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  4. Trail, Rain and Shine: #irunbecause


    April 14, 2014 by John Buckley

    I don’t remember my first run, specifically. But I think I was about 22/23, a late bloomer when it comes …
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  5. “Carrowniskey’s Elvis”

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    April 3, 2014 by John Buckley

    A moment of passive entertainment while traveling on tracks, brought me to a place of nostalgia and flashbacks. “That’s Carrowniskey …
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  6. The Man Drive: Why do I want to win? And not just take in?

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    February 3, 2014 by John Buckley

    “3 degrees” read the thermometer outside of a pub perched on an outlook, over Dublin City. The only warmth was …
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  7. Back in the chair, sitting through the shit…

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    January 15, 2014 by John Buckley

    So, I’m back in the chair, didn’t think I’d be back, but I’m back and that’s where I am I …
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  8. Just another Thursday: Alternatives to #ArthursDay

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    September 25, 2013 by John Buckley

    This Thursday does not belong to Diageo, it belongs to you So on Arthur’s Eve, I was thinking that it …
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5 a day for Mental Health

Credit Headstrong YMH. Great model of positive MH

Flavour of the month

“We’re only here briefly, and while I’m here I want to allow myself some joy, so fuck it:”

Inspiration/Agitation Section

A running hero in every way