Road to Kona – 2 weeks to go – Chicago race week

I'm trying to find a balance here between annoying my small following with multiple posts and knowing that my Mum is absolutely loving the regular updates. You've got to keep your Mother happy right? Last week was the peak week in the training plan; just looking at the schedule was massively intimidating, so I decided … Continue reading Road to Kona – 2 weeks to go – Chicago race week

Road to Kona – 5 weeks to go

Quite unbelievably, it's been over a month and a half since Ironman UK, where I finally punched my ticket to the Ironman World Championships (most of you may not have heard about this yet?) For the one of the first times in my life, I found myself injured in the immediate aftermath of the race, … Continue reading Road to Kona – 5 weeks to go

Ironman UK; the improved version. A view from the inside, by Katie Lysons

Katie (my long suffering girlfriend) has written a much shorter, funnier report on what really went down this year at Ironman UK. I'll get my coat... Aloha Team, I don't normally do this kind of thing, but I thought I could make an exception for a small achievement. England didn't win the World Cup, but … Continue reading Ironman UK; the improved version. A view from the inside, by Katie Lysons

Ironman UK 2018 – Bike & Run

This is part two of my Ironman UK adventure. Part one can be found here Bike I spent the opening few miles concentrating on getting some food and drink on board and settling into a good rhythm. The plan was- don't go out like an absolute lunatic and blow up after 60 miles. I'm always … Continue reading Ironman UK 2018 – Bike & Run

Ironman UK 2018 – Pre-race & Swim

**(Ironman UK preview blog here)** Ever since I got into triathlon, there was one race that I’ve always wanted to be a part of. It takes place in Kona, Hawaii; the Ironman World Championships. I stay up every year watching the online coverage and then count down the days until the official highlights video is released … Continue reading Ironman UK 2018 – Pre-race & Swim

Ironman UK – preview

**For those that want to track me on Sunday, the 'IRONMAN Tracker' app is the easiest and best way. Just type in my surname 'Spraggins' or race number '193' into the Ironman UK event and I should pop up. Just search for the app in the app store. Failing that, there is live tracking online … Continue reading Ironman UK – preview