Almost a year of training and build-up came together in a single day of racing and I can’t believe it’s already been a month since I became an Ironman! Here’s how it went… … More Becoming an Ironman
I’m 3 weeks away from taking on the biggest physical (and mental, yes, completely mental!) challenge of my life, Ironman Italy. I’m quite a social creature, my summers are usually filled with parties, hen dos, weddings and the occasional holiday. This summer has been quite different. Whilst trying to maintain some sort of social life, my time has been filled with 100 mile bike rides, casual midweek half marathon runs and as much open water swimming as I can squeeze in. … More Three Weeks to Go!
Precisely three months from today I will be racing my first ever full Ironman race in Cervia, Italy. It’s safe to say that training for this has taken over my life now, with every spare hour seen as an excuse to go for a run and every journey considered as a bike ride before driving it. I’m having to shoehorn my training into an already hectic life, but somehow I feel like it’s paying off. Here’s an update… … More Three Months To Go
The Slateman in Snowdonia National Park, Wales has a reputation for being one of the most epic triathlons in the country, if not the world. My fellow TVT members have always recommended it as one of the best races with the friendliest atmosphere, so obviously I had to give it a go! … More Becoming a Savage
I know plenty of people who’ve completed Ironman races, but never run a marathon, however I felt like it would be a huge confidence boost to know that I’ve done it before race day. So I signed up for one…in Iceland—the obvious choice—and here’s how it went… … More Running in Reykjavik
A city of hills, colour and custard tarts. I can’t get enough of city breaks at the moment! … More Lisbon Life
Running in the cold at this great local race, taking in the quiet and, more importantly, flat country lanes of Berkshire. … More Wokingham Half Marathon