The things we go through to Tri!

So I had a bit of a hiatus from writing/rambling about my TriLife.  I'm back now and hopefully you'll be hearing from me a whole lot more as I make my journey to my first full Ironman in Texas on the 16th May 2015!  I'm going to kick of my return to blogging with my …

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What the heck is this Triathlon madness anyway? – Part 1

So I have recently realised that not everyone actually knows what is involved in a Triathlon, or much about the sport in general.  It's easy to forget when you are "in" to something that not EVERYONE knows what's involved.  I thought I would write a series of posts that gives a general background on the …

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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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Road to Phuket – end of week 9….is it time to race naked?

Today marks the end of 9 weeks of focused training for my first half Ironman distance Triathlon in Phuket Thailand. The week didn't start that well as I came down with another case of sinusitis at the end of week 8.  I ended up taking  2 days off from training and this was mentally really …

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