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6 March 2017 0 Comments

A Busy Couple of Weeks

Yesterday was my first race of the 2017 season. I had intended doing the Grizedale Trail Race at the beginning of Feb but I forgot to enter and by the time I remembered it had sold out. Ho, hum. As it turned out, I had a nasty cold and a calf strain in the week […]

27 March 2012 3 Comments

Oulton Park Duathlon

For the last 2 weeks I have felt healthy. In the context of this winter this is a cause for minor celebration. Already, my entry into the Fylde Coast half-marathon had fallen by the wayside (flu), so I was somewhat relieved to be able to line up on the start line at Oulton Park on […]

12 March 2012 0 Comments


After the false start of my abandoned Blackpool half-marathon (non starter due to ill health) my 2nd attempt at kicking off my 2012 season is nearly upon me. The Oulton Park Duathlon is on Sunday 25th March, less than 2 weeks away. Despite this being my 9th season in triathlon, I have yet to start […]

27 September 2010 2 Comments

A race too far?

At this time of year it’s common for endurance sportsfolk to try and squeeze out every last drop of form from that hard won fitness by adding extra races to the calendar. Its always a bit of a balancing act as the body needs a break, yet when you go out in your bike you […]