Guatemala – A strange new world for one of us!
A different take on an epic adventure in Guatemala!
Ironman Flordia 2017 – Race Report
First off apologies… you’re probably sick of hearing about this sodding Ironman! My facebook feed was alight with congratulatory messages snapped pics and an amazing outpouring of love and support from friends, family, fellow triathletes, squad members and well-wishers, it was simply overwhelming and wonderful all at the same time. So please know that these…
Sorry Ive been Grumpy – Your a rockstar!
A little piece at the end of 2016 on appreciation…
Is 5:30am really that bad?
It’s so easy to say “I’m not a morning person” I know because I said it, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly! I had myself believing it. I read a lot of autobiographies – I like to read about interesting people. They are not always about successful billionaires although many of the rags to riches stories do…
Endurance events and childbirth is the same, here is why!
Seriously what makes a man or woman wake up one day and go “Yes” an ironman is for me! It doesn’t have to be an Ironman event it could be a marathon, half marathon, Sparta anything really… Also why is the biggest age group that takes part in this 30-40 years of age? Well I…
Words that can turn a man cold!
The following words will normally fill a man with dread – “Honey can we try the sustainable food restaurant on Sunday evening” “Sustainable food”? I ask, “Yes” she said – it serves mainly vegetarian dishes, you eat off wheat based cutlery, oh and it does a great Lionfish curry. It must have been a weak…
Things you can learn at a finish Line
You just have to believe! No I don’t mean in the biblical sense, I mean you just have to believe in yourself and believe that you can! Yeah, yeah, yeah why are you telling me this I’ve heard this all before… well you perhaps have but I bet you haven’t done this… I would like…
The Chicago Marathon 2015 – Part 2 of the 640 Challenge – An introspective
It was dark, somewhere in the darkness an owl hooted, ok it was not an owl but the alarm clock in our hotel room going off at 5am! Actually 5am is probably a lay in compared to the 4am training runs, but sh!t the day was finally here! We had survived training injury free (Well…
Getting out of bed!
Tough few weeks on the workout front and the whilst the weight is not being put back on the motivation to keep training is waning… however it is amazing how much better you feel once you have dragged your arse out of bed at 6am and done a 20K cycle…. It is not amazing how…