I spent most of the 30th and 31st Dec running through and covering myself in mud! On the 30th it was thanks to the Brutal Running team event in Longmoor. Where they created a truly brutal course round the army base consisting of mud – some so deep it was up to your waist, water… Read More A gloriously muddy finish to 2017!
I don’t normally like mud and I’m also not a huge fan of the cold. However every winter I remember to get over it and try to embrace the delightful English weather. This winter being no exception as I’ve been having fun at the following events: The Muddy Mo 10k on the 25th Nov through… Read More Taking on some winter mud!
On the 12th Nov 2016 I did my first ever duathlon, the Human Race Events BallBuster and it busted me. Almost a year later on the 4th Nov, I was back at the top of BoxHill ready to take on the 5 x 8 mile laps and hills again.The weather was pretty much the same with… Read More Busted the BallBuster Duathlon
On 22nd Oct I cycled over to Fleet for the Fleet 10k. It was an undulating course of two 5km loops, with lots of club runners taking part. I was proudly wearing my Farnham Triathlon Club vest and my Vegan Runners UK number poppers and hoping to put on a good performance for them both.… Read More Trying to fly round Fleet
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!