An early start to the day being in the first wave at the swim in the water at 6:30 and water side briefing at 6:20 meant it was bit of a rush with transition only open from 6 perhaps that’s the reason forgot my bike drinks bottle from the fridge. Queued up to get in […]Read More Southport Olympic Tri
Early starts ready and out the door for 6am arrived early parked up and headed to registration. Collected numbers pinned them on put numbers on bike set up transition nice and easy relaxed and well organised start to the day. We headed down to the water I was tempted to get in and warm up […]Read More Deva Olympic Tri
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 […]Read More First green week of 2021
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 […]Read More Training and not racing.
Luckily in January I ran central lancs half as my wife gave me her place and also the four villages half as so far its looking like nothing on till December when the lads return to Malaga. That’s a long time with no racing My A race was going to be Ironman Hamburg with the […]Read More 2020 season over before it started
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 […]Read More Bolton Ironman 2019
What can I say about epic man who I wasn’t warned about. Got their nice and early racked the bike and got ready listened to the briefing then headed to the water. Pink wave was last off I was one of the last in by the time had got into position was nearly ready for […]Read More Epic Man