in association with MTU and KerrySciTech
Unleash your adventurous streak with our high energy, motivating and inspiring event on 10th May at 7pm.
Ever been crippled by the thought of starting something new, embarking on a big adventure or leaving your comfort zone? Worried that after the last year of restrictions, you’ve been zapped of all your energy?
Come join Shane Finn and Karen Weekes who will let you in on their secrets to achieving the seemingly impossible and help you harness the power of your mind for your next adventure – whether that’s as challenging as taking part in an ultra- marathon or running your first mile.
With an awe inspiring list of personal endurance challenges to their names – Shane and Karen will bring you on their own adventures, sharing their tips, tricks and tools for staying focused and motivated when times get hard…
Sprinkled with upbeat stories and tales from their own expeditions, this fun and engaging event is focused on energising the audience and explaining the important links between physical and mental health and its impact on performance at work, school, college or completing your first triathlon.
Shane Finn is an endurance athlete based in Dingle. Over the last number of years Shane has completed 12 Marathons in 12 Days, 24 Marathons in 24 Days and completed Ironman Triathlons all over the world! Most recently he cycled and ran across the USA in 36 days. Shane is also a corporate speaker for companies such as IBM, ESB International, Boston Scientific, CPL Recruitment, Irish Life Insurances and many more.
Dr. Karen Weekes aims to be the first Irish female to row solo, 3,000 miles across the Atlantic in December 2021.Karen is a lecturer at Munster Technological University since 2004 on the Health and Leisure degree. With a PhD in sport psychology, Karen has worked extensively with both elite and non-elite athletes, specialising within the endurance genre. Endurance exploits have been a passion for Karen for all her life and has included both water and land based journeys.
KerrySciTech is a not-for-profit member organisation showcasing the County Kerry Region as a science, technology & engineering hotspot for talent, jobs & investment. We were established to connect, promote, influence and develop Kerry’s science, technology and engineering ecosystem.
By helping our member companies in their endeavours to attract and retain ‘STEM’ talent; developing programmes of work to ensure the availability of the right skills within the region; and fostering collaboration across members, KerrySciTech ultimately helps companies grow, accelerate innovation and effect positive impact on the economic development of the Kerry region and beyond.
Our membership includes a unique blend of start-ups, SMEs, multinationals, incubation centres and digital hubs, as well as strategic alliances with academia, education and training organisations and local government leaders who collaborate for positive economic impact in the region.
Be in with a chance to win an Adventure Pack courtesy of Crua Outdoors - the world’s best insulated tents and outdoor gear company!
Thinking about your next camping adventure or just want to hang out in your garden all day? Win over €350 worth of camping and recreational gear from #cruaoutdoors and create your own comfortable outdoor experience this summer. All you need to do is register for the Beyond Limits event, answer the competition question (given live on the night) and submit your name, email address and correct answer to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10pm on 10th May 2021.
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