I was so excited to visit the Cinque Terre villages the following day and the weather was looking great, so I had an early night ready for an early start. … More Campervanning in Italy: My Cinque Terre Adventure
I have always loved the idea of campervanning across Europe, and even though embarking on this adventure as a solo traveller would not be the cheapest way to do it, on this occasion I decided to listen to my heart and rent myself a Wicked Camper for the two weeks after my big race. … More Campervanning in Italy: From Ironman to Lady of Leisure
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
I have always loved being in the water, from bobbing around in the sea with my dad on holiday as a baby, to swimming 10km along a local river more recently. Only recently did I decide to take a closer look at what lies beneath the waves. … More Goofing Around Under the Sea
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