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Ironman Wales – preview

So, here we are again. Time to zip up the wetsuit and give this long-distance triathlon lark another go. If anyone wants to track my progress on the day, there’s a great little app called ‘IRONMAN track’ – you can plug my name in on the Ironman Wales page and this should update throughout the… Continue reading Ironman Wales – preview

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Sub-17 parkrun & IM wales training

I haven’t posted since I wrote the short novel describing my first attempt at an iron-distance triathlon this year. Everyone was nice enough to me for the first week or so, but since then, the puncture jokes have been relentless. However, I’ve done what any sensible person would do to try and fix the situation;… Continue reading Sub-17 parkrun & IM wales training

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Outlaw triathlon – 23/07/2017 – You win some, you lose some.

At times in life you can put in a vast amount of work, only to be dealt a crappy hand or for things to just not go your way. Regular readers of this blog (Hi Mum), will know that I’ve had a decent run of results this season (by my standards anyway), so for something… Continue reading Outlaw triathlon – 23/07/2017 – You win some, you lose some.

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Outlaw 2017 – preview

** Tracking information** – For those who want to track me on the day of the race (Sunday 19th July), there will be live tracking available through the following links; https://www.resultsbase.net/ http://www.osbevents.com/ We’re into race week, the period in which the training stops and the panicking about every detail no matter how minuscule commences. The… Continue reading Outlaw 2017 – preview

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Norwich Triathlon – 09/07/2017

This post has a distinct feeling of déjà vu around it. There are just two weeks until I’m taking part in an ironman triathlon. It’s early July and thousands of spectators are descending upon Wimbledon, emptying the shelves of all my local supermarkets and leaving me to forage for food in the depths of Wandsworth.… Continue reading Norwich Triathlon – 09/07/2017

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Spragg camp 2017

There’s now less than 3 weeks to go until my first Ironman of 2017, where I’ll finally get a chance to find out if flogging myself senseless for the past 6 months has actually made me any faster/stronger or if I’d have been better off just staying in bed instead of getting up early every… Continue reading Spragg camp 2017

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Wimbledon trail series race 2 – 07/06/2017

This one is going to be a quick one (I promise), as there’s been far too much blogging been going on recently. Wednesday evening brought with it the 2nd race of 3 in the excellent Wimbledon trail series – a recap of the first one can be found here. After finishing in 5th position in… Continue reading Wimbledon trail series race 2 – 07/06/2017