On the 3rd June I competed in the Deva standard distance ITU Qualifier triathlon in Chester. Chester Tri did a great job of organising the event, but there was one serious problem. Raw sewage was pumped into the River Dee the day before we raced in it. It appears they were aware of this and… Read More Deva Triathlon and gastroenteritis
This time last year I was doing my first full sprint distance triathlon at the Human Race Events triathlon at Dorney Lake. On the 20th May, I was back again to compete in the ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships Qualifier. Having raced several times at this fantastic location, it’s starting to feel familiar, however I… Read More Qualified for the ITU World Championships Sprint Distance too!
On the 13th May, I raced my first Olympic distance triathlon. It was supposed to be the Nice Tri St Neots triathlon, but due to flooding of the river and venue grounds the event was moved up the road to Grafton Water. The race was also an ITU World Championship qualifier, so standard getting in… Read More First Olympic Distance triathlon done & qualified for the World Championships!
On the 29th April I was back at Berkhamsted Triathlon. After the 400m pool swim, it’s a tough 20km hilly bike course, the hills continue for the run and you get some bonus kilometers compared to the normal sprint triathlon distance, as this race has an 8km run. It was good prep for my first… Read More Back to enjoy the hills at Berkhamsted Triathlon
When I found out my coach Rob Griffiths also coaches at SunTri triathlon training camps in Majorca, I had the perfect reason to go and get some good quality training in the sun. On Friday 30th April, I packed up my Liv Envie into my Bonza bike box and headed to the airport. Camp was… Read More Fantastic week at the SunTri training camp
I am very excited to have recently joined the Spokes of Bagshot family as an ambassador! From my very first visit into the shop, everyone is always really helpful and it’s clear how experienced and passionate they are. Huge thank you to James for taking me on board as part of the team. The shop… Read More Proud to be on the Spokes of Bagshot Ambassador team
In a recent post I mentioned how I had been doing a week of active recovery sessions after having had a busy race week. Getting the right balance of overloading your system and then letting it recover so it can adapt, resulting in an progressive upward step in performance is essential. From my early studies… Read More App to help you find the right balance