Category Archives: Loop walks

Loop walks in Kerry

Checking out the alternatives

Posted: February 6, 2016 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

Tralee Park Run Just when you think we've turned the corner weather wise, we're hit with heavy rain, dark skies and unpredictable winds. Now I don't mind a bit of discomfort but sometimes you have to call as you see fit. There are times when cycling in strong winds and heavy rain becomes a dangerous pastime. So you're awake early and a little disappointed at not getting your Saturday morning exercise. You could always turn over and enjoy a lie-in? Too awake! A short spin later in the day around town? NO...this weather is down for the weekend! [...]

Keeping the “Black Dog” at bay.

Posted: April 29, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Between one thing and another the page has been neglected for over a month. From a behind the scenes point of view we are planning our next move, but that's just a poor excuse. From my own point of view I've had other things happening and have lost a bit of the momentum from earlier in the year. [...]

Keel loopwalk.

Posted: January 28, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Mountain, track and river. Starting point for tonight's walk. Boolteens. So far this last 7 days has been quite productive. Three good cycles and a family walk. The calender quickly comes around to Tuesday and the latest challenging night walk. This evening saw about 30 of us head back out onto the Dingle Peninsula, all be it the South side of the Slieve Mish Mountains and the Village of Boolteens, near Castlemaine. [...]

The Mahareehan experience.

Posted: January 21, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Tuesday night in the Maharees. There are many ways to describe life. For me at the moment it's like a game of "Snakes and Ladders." The last few weeks I've landed on of those horizontal hissers that takes me from 68 and back down to 42. So a set back, a feeling of being in a rut, but certainly not out the game. [...]

Operation Transformation Walk

Posted: January 17, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Get Kerry Walking in Killarney. Well it's that time of the year again, when the marketeers take time out from pushing calories onto us and it's the turn of the keep fit experts and dieticians to whip us into shape. On the back of the Operation Transformation RTE programme, we entered in to the 3rd "Get Kerry Walking" day in Killarney National Park. [...]