Couch to 250k

Couch to 250k

One amateur athlete, will endure 10 gruelling months of physical and mental torture in the hopes of completing Irelands toughest endurance event. Known as "The Race", this insane 250KM course involves running, cycling, kayaking and mountain climbing. This blood, sweat and tears journey follows Blane O'Donnell and his coach Aidan Doherty, as he transforms from couch potato to Ultra runner.

Join Blane every step of the way as he faces the greatest challenge of his life. Learn all about what it takes to become an Ultra Runner as well as hearing experiences from athletes, coaches and sports nutritionists.

Follow the journey online
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    Couch to 250K Episode 006

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to Sports and Injury therapist, Ruairi Lynch, as they discuss injury prevention tips as well as neurokinetic therapy.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 005

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to local triathlete, Odhran McKane as they discuss what it takes to become one of Irelands top triathletes.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 004

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to local podiatrist, Patrick Mc Gill as they discuss some of the facts and common myths that often come up in the athletic community

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    Couch to 250K Episode 003

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to Marty Lynch, two time winner of the race and current fastest time record holder.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 002

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to Sean McCrudden who is one of the organisers of The Race.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 001

    One amateur athlete, will endure 10 gruelling months of physical and mental torture in the hopes of completing Irelands toughest endurance event.