First green week of 2021

Before Christmas I was struggling with training enjoying the gym and swimming but didn’t look forward to my runs. This has changed now I’m happy running again. I’m liking the contrast in my sessions the speed work and efforts are hard the recoveries are really easy so my overall pace looks slowish but I know […]

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time to change

After last year being a washout with I think only three events going ahead I got fed up. The Tri didn’t really go to plan because the water was freezing with the race being pushed back so long and the half marathons were both in January I was never going to pb them I got […]

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Training and not racing.

It’s been so strange training and going through the motions with nothing to train for. How are you supposed to be motivated when there’s no race. Going through the motions just isn’t cutting it. I’m so glad I had signed up with a coach at the end of last year otherwise I would have done […]

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Don’t try Wing a marathon

Chester Marathon Turn out you shouldn’t wing a marathon. From July haven’t put much training in only made a few sessions with harriers and one long run with the wife. It was a strange race. Driving there in the rain hoping it would stop before the start it got warm fast. Me Kyle and Jonathan […]

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Bolton Ironman 2019

Sunday morning and a 3:50 alarm went off, even though I didn’t really sleep but that’s not unusual before a race. Dressed and ready trying to force down a bagel and all the coffee then off to get Jonathan. No fear or worries or nerves about the swim I know I can do it. Dropped […]

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UK ultimate tri

After having man flu and lurgy all week I wasn’t really expecting much from UK ultimate half tri. Feeling crap and sick in the car I wasn’t looking forward to it. Transition all set up wetsuit on pretty pink cap covering the battle braids walked down to the start to thunderstruck Jonathon going mental shook […]

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Central lancs Half

Not a bad run but not a pb. Jonathon drove us to the race got there in plenty of time easy to find loads of space to park. We got out the car as team Heyes and Ironsam turned up. Walk up to go pick up race pack. Numbers pinned on almost time to shed […]

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