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My 310000m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022

My 310000m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022

I was not built for speed but maybe I deserve a medal for endurance. Very pleased to report that I did 310195m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022. A few years ago my friend Daniel Kendall a pro in erg rowing introduced me to the Fall Team Challenge in which I have participated ever since. …

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42195m - My First Full Marathon on the Rower

42195m – My First Full Marathon on the Rower

Years ago I enjoyed marathon running and ultra marathons. I never thought I would do a full marathon on a rower but I needed the distance for the Fall Team Challenge 2022. I would like to thank all my friends for their encouragement along the way. Last year the Fall Team Challenge was luke warm …

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36000 m – My Longest Rowing Session

Too tired to blog… just to say I am pleased I did a 36000 rowing session today which is the longest so far👍👌🚣‍♂️

30000 m - My Longest Row

30000 m – My Longest Row

My total meters for this challenge now stands at 100,000 m. The 30,000 m today was the longest row I have done🚣‍♂️ Good seeing everyone in the Ailish Sheehan All Stars Team doing well. The Team has so far rowed a total 693,147 m. Congratulations to everyone in the Team particularly to Daniel Kendall, Daphne …

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25000 m – My Longest Row

My friends on the Ailish Sheehan All Stars Team of the Fall Team Challenge are all putting in the miles, great seeing them motivated so today I decided to try the 25,000 m row and it went well. Fantastic cardio workout. Experts say that rowing like swimming is a full body workout. Calories If you …

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Dog Days of Summer Challenge 2022

Dog Days of Summer Challenge 2022 – Done and Dusted

This afternoon I did my 20,000 meters rowing to complete the Dog Days of Summer Challenge. This challenge is hosted yearly August 1- 28. For the Dog Days Challenge one has to do a 10,000m on week 1; 20,000m on week 2; 30,000m on week 3 and 40,000m on week 4. It always amazes me: …

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My First Half Marathon on the Rower this Year

My First Half Marathon on the Rower – 2022

I did a 10,000 m in prepartion for the Fall Team Challenge September 15 – October 15, when by chance I noticed that the 10,000m had been added by default to the Dog Days of Summer Challenge August 1- August 28. Well… why not continue? For the Dog Days Chalenge one has to do a …

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Valencia - Healthiest City in the World and European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022

Valencia – Healthiest City in the World and European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022

Kudos to Valencia👍👌👏. Valencia (Spain) and Bordeaux (France) have been selected as the winners of the EU’s 2022 European Capital of Smart Tourism. Moreover, Valencia has also been named Healthiest City in the World by money.co.uk crowned consecutively for a second year. The average life expectancy of a Valencian is 83.5 years. The quiet lifestyle, combined with a …

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My Year in Sport - 2021

My Year in Sport – 2021

Intro My Year in Sport – 2021. All of us are pushed for time but it is encouraging to see more and more people in our neighbourhood, city and all over the world contributing to their own health and fitness. The Strava app records details of workouts such as time, distance, calories, GPS coordinates, etc… …

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2021 Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge - Ailish Sheehan All Stars

2021 Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge – Ailish Sheehan All Stars

The 2021 Concept 2 Fall Team Challenge was a challenge where each team completed as many meters as they could collectively between 12:00 a.m. September 15 and 11:59 p.m. October 15. Within a team, each team member individually tried to reach either 100,000 meters or 200,000 meters. The stats for the 2021 Challenge are quite impressive: …

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