Category: Challenges & Races

Challenges & Races

The Wild Mayo Ultra 650km

How could I have possibly said no, when Padraig Marrey asked me if I’m up to do the Wild Mayo Ultra 650km, an ultra-cycling event

Challenges & Races

The story of my bicycle

The story of my bike – by Rachel Nolan ‘Rachel Nolan!… slow down or you’ll fall and cut your knees!’ This is one of my

Challenges & Races

The TransAtlanticWay

Cycle like a girl
2113.3km | 25,225m climbing | self-supported
“I have a question for you. When the boys need to pee, they just stop at the side of the road, but what do you do?”
A cyclist’s mother in law asked me minutes before the start of the TransAtlanticWay. Well, I do what the boys do, just in a different position”
For the next 5 days, cycling my way along the Irish west coast […]

Challenges & Races

World’s Toughest Race Eco-Challenge Fiji

Would you take on the World’s Toughest Race – again?
Eco-Challenge – the bed rock of Adventure Racing
A personal race report about Rachel’s experience with Team Ireland AR taking of the World’s Toughest Race […]

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Challenges & Races

The Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge

Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge Belize was more than just an adventure! Bush whacking in the jungle for over 20 hours, bikes sinking with the canoe,

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Challenges & Races

London-Edinburgh-London cycle, August 2017

London – Edinburgh – London The Outsider Magazine caught up with endurance athlete Rachel Nolan to talk about her recent London-Edinburgh-London cycle. Rachel Nolan (31) is a

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Challenges & Races

ITERA world series expedition adventure race

ITERA  Gaelforce winds and relentless rain, sleep deprivation, life threatening situations- this was a seriously hardcore 5 days of adventure and certainly not for the

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