Erling Kagge has trekked to both poles, including solo to the South, and through New York’s sewers, from the Bronx to the Atlantic. Who better to write a book on the virtues of walking, says Aileen C O’Reilly
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
A Russian man has set off from Australia and is attempting to break the world record for travelling around the world solo in a hot-air balloon.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
An endurance runner from Galway has had near misses from hunters, an attempted hit-and-run, deadly rattlesnakes, and heat exhaustion in an epic test run across the US.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Acclaimed American sportswriter Steve Rushin has been to the North and South Poles and most places in between. However, his love of the written word remains undimmed
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
When Jim McGuinness met the Donegal panel for the first time in late 2010, he referred to a book he once read to set the scene.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
AN Irish ultra runner has revealed a bottle of beer helped him become the only man on the planet to run seven marathons on seven continents in less than five days.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
Cheryl Cole has been named Best TV Judge in this year's Virgin Media TV Awards.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2012
An Irishman has organised a marathon in the North Pole.
Wed, 04 May, 2011
AWARD-winning travel writers such as Ranulph Fiennes, Jan Morris, Tim Severin and Damien Lewis will be travelling en masse to Co Waterford in June for the annual Immrama Festival of Travel Writers.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2010
An Irish ultra distance runner today became the first athlete to crack the world’s ultimate endurance race – seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
A GLOBE-TROTTING marathon man will this week attempt a new world record, running the length of Ireland in under five days.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2008
A 35-year-old Irishman has become the first person in history to run a marathon at both the North and South Poles.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2002
A mother of triplets was today flying to the Arctic as part of a three-woman expedition bidding to set a Polar-trekking record which her children will follow each step of the way on the internet.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2002
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