Over the years, despite a brave outward façade, I’ve often struggled with self-doubt. I always find, however, that the self-doubt is always in fierce competition with my desire not to be outdone. Which is exactly what brought me back to Ullswater Triathlon this July. After a less than stellar outing the year previously where I battled […]Read more "Ullswater Triathlon Review – Saturday July 8th 2017."
I wasn’t sure where I stood with Triathlons this year. I’d dipped my toe in last year but my swimming still left a lot to be desired. I still struggle immensely with getting my face in the water. So when the Blenheim Palace Triathlon registration popped in my email inbox I had a moment of […]Read more "Blenheim Palace Triathlon Review – Saturday 4th June 2016"
When Lisa at Cure Rett first proposed representing the charity at the London Triathlon I immediately got myself signed up. Although the thought of how I was going to get my bike and luggage through London to the Excel Centre never once crossed my mind. For those looking to do it in the future there […]Read more "Tri-Tri Again. London Triathlon Review (8th August)"
Since I had embarked on my triathlon journey at the start of this year the one triathlon I had signed up to that I was dreading was this one. Not that it isn’t amazingly well organised by Carlisle Tri Club that is. I was just dreading the 500m pool swim. I’d watched the event for […]Read more "TRI AGAIN – CARLISLE TRI CLUB TRIATHLON REVIEW (2nd August 2015)"
Blenheim Palace Triathlon was always my ‘A’ Race this year. It had been the one I’d decided on as being my first triathlon pretty much as soon as I’d seen it on TV in 2014. Having signed up at the end of last year the glaringly obvious elephant in the room was the fact that […]Read more "Blenheim Palace Triathlon Review- 13th June 2015"
It’s only March 2015 and already plans are being made for 2016. It was recently announced that there would be a long distance triathlon in 2016 in Cumbria called The Lakesman. This event is to be held on the 19th June. You can find more on The Lakesman here. 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike […]Read more "I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE IRON MAN. BUT COULD I BE AN IRONMAN?"
I’m not a swimmer. I’m not even close… So when I signed up to some Triathlons this year I knew I was going to be in trouble with this discipline. Some people have tried to coach me and point me in the right direction and for that I thank them. But I just wasn’t feeling […]Read more "Triathlon Training – A week where I finally got my head around it."