racing · triathlon · ultramarathon

On my first ultra, taking a break and then doing something that really scares me.

So. 2 weeks ago today this happened! My first ultra. I  had committed to this race with my friend SuperSal (my running buddy who I introduced to endurance running and who has since confidently beaten me in every race) some time ago and had – in all honesty – kind of pushed it to the… Continue reading On my first ultra, taking a break and then doing something that really scares me.

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Blue skies, Smiling at me, Nothing but blue skies, Do I see

Okay.  The thing is done. The BHAG has been achieved.  Yesterday I swam, biked and ran the Vitruvian race in Rutland, UK.  I made it round and all was good.  That’s not to say it wasn’t hard, or didn’t hurt.  But I had some big talks with myself in the week leading up to this… Continue reading Blue skies, Smiling at me, Nothing but blue skies, Do I see

racing · triathlon

New beginnings and a big juicy slice of humble pie.

I have been awful at blogging for, well, the past year.  Lack of time? Meh – not really a good excuse, I’m no busier than I’ve been before.  Lack of stuff to blog about, more like.  A bit of a meh, inspiration-wise.  But I’ve also been getting really annoyed with the amount of spam I’ve… Continue reading New beginnings and a big juicy slice of humble pie.