Road to Phuket – 4 sleeps until race day!

Wow I am counting down to race day like I used to when I was a kid before my birthday or Christmas.  I really can't believe that I am on my taper week and Friday morning I arrive in Thailand to start the final preps and bike check-in - ready to race first thing Sunday …

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Life is a rollercoaster – you just gotta ride it.

It was a weekend of high and lows, of appreciating your health, family and friends, and of remembering the fragility of the human body, but also our strength to endure and recover. I had a great training week, and starting to feel really strong, particularly on the bike and the run.  For the swim I …

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Road to Phuket – when it rains it pours – 4 weeks till race day

So tonight in 4 weeks time I will have checked in my bike, packed my transition bags and be eating my last meal before my first half long distance triathlon. I hope I am not feeling like I do today. I feel like someone has taken all of the energy out of my body and …

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