Give War a chance

It may be a tough slog through challenging conditions, but the North Wicklow Adventure Race is a life-affirming experience, writes Roisin Finlay.

28th April, 2012
Give War a chance
Team Outsider -- Roisin Finlay, Gavin Lyons, Ross McDonagh and Heather Irvine -- about to cross the finish line.

As I cross the finish line of the Sport category of the 53 Degrees North Wicklow Adventure Race, I'm handed a little docket. It gives the breakdown of my times on each leg and my position. It reads, 'You are currently 261st of 261 competitors.' That means last. I am officially a loser. So why do I feel so good?

I don't know! All week I dreaded the race in Glendalough, which is known as War...

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