Kilkenny Spartan one step away from marathon

Trevor Coady from Kilkenny city, who is representing Kilkenny in this year’s Dublin City Marathon in the 2012 Spar Spartan Challenge, is now only one step away from achieving his marathon dream.

Trevor Coady from Kilkenny city, who is representing Kilkenny in this year’s Dublin City Marathon in the 2012 Spar Spartan Challenge, is now only one step away from achieving his marathon dream.

Trevor has never run a marathon before and has completed the entire Race Series in preparation for the marathon including the Irish Runner 5 mile, the Fingal 10km, The Frank Duffy 10 mile and the Dublin Half Marathon.

On October 29 Trevor and the 26-strong team of Spartainss will line up for the final challenge in the race series, the 2012 Dublin Marathon, which will take them across the city testing their mental and physical stamina in the most gruelling challenge of their lives.

The 26 marathon novices have being guided in their preparation by fitness guru Karl Henry (Operation Transformation) and nutrition expert Paula Mee who are spearheading the campaign. They have also taken part in a Chi-running workshop by former Olympian and triple marathon winner Catherina McKiernan.