November 21, 2017

Since my last blog, I have taken part in two very different Cyclocross races. The first, hosted in a park in Basingstoke, turned out a little flat, in the metaphorical if not literal sense.  It had been very dry in the run-up to the race so the ground was hard packed:...

October 6, 2017

Trying cyclocross for the first time and eating cake!

August 29, 2017

OSB Outlaw Nottingham Triathlon

July 17, 2017

Just over two weeks to go until the OSB Events Outlaw Triathlon and I have just completed a high volume week before I start to taper. I tried a couple of different sessions this time; with the hot weather I decided to do a non-wetsuit swim, just in case wetsuits are ba...

July 14, 2017

Tapering this week, so short fast intervals including a short but hard swim and cycle on Tuesday, a hard but short run on Wednesday, then a cycle/run brick on Saturday. The cycle element was on the turbo trainer so sadly no café stop this week.

Training this week includ...

July 11, 2017

It has been “high volume week”, culminating in a circa four hour bike ride on Saturday, half the time at 10% and the other half at 20% above race pace; and Sunday was a long run day at just above race pace, somewhere between 14 and 17 miles.  Reason for the vagueness:...

June 28, 2017

Reconciling being a greedy pig with Iron Distance racing at 50!

I am back in training this week after falling off my bike last week and bruising my hip. I don’t know what was worse, the pain or sounding really old telling people how much my hip hurt.

Training highlight t...

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