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2 December 2015 1 Comment

My Favourite Triathlons

Updated November 2015 and first published in 2010 These are my favourite triathlons. Most of them I’ve done more than once, and you’ll notice that they are all lake or reservoir swims (except Windsor, which is a river swim, and Wales which is a sea swim). They also all have countryside based bike legs. Not […]

21 June 2009 0 Comments

Why didn’t I beat my PB?

The provisional results sheet for the Dambuster has been released and my official time is 2:42:29, or 1 second slower than my PB. I think I finished 123rd in my age group and 332nd out of 561 starters. I can’t analyse my performance compared to my age group as the results are in a text […]

20 June 2009 2 Comments

It’s good to be a triathlete again

Today was all about getting into race mode. I hadn’t done a triathlon since last September’s Vitruvian and I badly wanted to go through all the stresses and panics involved in kit packing, pre-race rituals, warm ups and so forth prior to the big one in August. I was also going to test out my […]

16 June 2009 0 Comments

I am a Multisport Athlete, Honest

Readers of this blog might be forgiven for thinking that this guy is only interested in cycling. It seems to have been all about the bike with post after post about cycle sportives. However, all that is about to change as this Saturday is my first triathlon of the year in the shape of the […]

10 June 2009 3 Comments

Training, pacing and recovery

600 riders had signed up for the Spud Riley Challenge last weekend. I’m guessing that a fair few didn’t take the start. Whatever the number that dropped out, only 218 are credited with a time for the long course, and 126 for the short course. My time of 7:20 was 63rd fastest which is pretty […]