On the 7th – 8th Oct I spent a lot of my time in the Surrey Hills. It was hard work but beautiful great fun. On Sat 7th I went along to the Salomon Trail Running workshop at Newlands Corner Salomon trail running workshop led by Matt Buck from Running Adventures. We went for 10k around… Read More A very hilly weekend
On Sat 1st Oct I was doing the Alton Downlands 10k Challenge. As my parents live down the road from Alton I was planning to stay with them the night before. Thus I decided it would be a good time to cycle rather than drive to them. After planning a route that looked like it… Read More A very green and muddy weekend = a good weekend
I was very excited about National #FitnessDay on Wed 27th Sept and luckily in my job as Marketing Manager for Precor there was a lot I could do about it. So every hour of the day was used as we took on a 24 hour team challenge on an adaptive motion trainer (AMT). The versatility… Read More National #FitnessDay #allday at Precor!
I normally prefer road running, but as Suunto were the headline sponsors of the Suunto Run Wimbledon event on the 23rd Sept, of course I was off to run the half marathon round the trails of Wimbledon Common. My running training to date had been for the 5km at the end of a sprint triathlon, but… Read More Having fun running where the cars can’t go!
I strongly believe food is the best medicine you can get. So I was very excited to try Better You’s new Turmeric Oral Spray. The main active ingredient in turmeric which packs powerful anti-inflammatory effects, as well as also being a strong antioxidant is curcumin. Research has shown that this can be hard to absorb… Read More Review of Better You Turmeric Oral Spray
On Thurs 14th Sept my road trip to Rotterdam started for the ITU Grand Final Triathlon World Championships. Going via the Eurotunnel, through France, Belgium and then into Rotterdam was about four hours, so it wasn’t far and I successful achieved the first challenge on safely driving on the right hand side of the road.… Read More Six months on from my first triathlon I’m 29th in the World!
The very first triathlon event to take place in the UK was held at the Kirtons Farm Water Sports Centre back in 1983. The venue has now become the Tri2O Swim Centre, based adjacent to the Reading Lake Hotel and on the 3rd Sept I was there to compete in the Reading Sprint Triathlon. The… Read More On the podium at the UK’s first ever triathlon