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 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!
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
On Sun 20th Aug the alarm went off at 4.30am as I was off to the Active Training World Hertfordshire Summer Triathlon. Once the sun rose it was a beautiful day for racing in. It was a busy swim start as all 102 of us sprint distance racers started together. I tried to remember what… Read More Early start for the Herts Summer Triathlon
I’ve got some fantastic sponsors and I’m very happy to share the great news that I’m now a Zone3 Ambassador too! I’ve always loved Zone3 kit and used it from day one of my triathlon journey. I first got their Vanquish wetsuit after seeing it won the ‘BEST ON TEST’ award with a 92% rating… Read More Proud Zone3 Ambassador #iRaceZone3
On the 29th July, I lined up to start the Always Aim High Suunto Snowman Sprint Triathlon. It’s very aptly named as the water was indeed cold! However the rain had stopped and the sun was trying to shine through the clouds so I was looking forward to it. As always with triathlons there is… Read More A podium finish and beautiful views in North Wales