Target HIM Running Power with STRYD, IM too

I’ve completed a few HIMs over the last 3 years and one Ironman. I’ve used the…

Hever Castle Gauntlet 2017 – Half Iron Distance & Glorious Sunshine

I’ve done Hever’s GAUNTLET Half-Iron distance triathlon a few times now. I seem to be losing the…

Season Finale and Demonstrable Effect of an Ironman (on me)

As Rotterdam’s ITU Final finishes the season for the Age Grouper triathletes, I await the tales of potential…

Post-Ironman training – 800w and a splash in a puddle

Whilst “ticking the Ironman box” and “getting the tattoo on a private part” may have been…

Ironman UK – Tick – Done – Got The T-Shirt

IRONMAN UK (BOLTON, 2017) Having gone though an ‘Age Group’ triathlon/duathlon phase in previous years it…

IMUK Bolton Weather – Journey Nears The End

I’ll take that weather. A little bit of everything more than I’d like (rain, temp wind)…

Ironman Journey : All over bar the racing…almost

This weekend just finished was nice and ‘easy’ with ‘only’ about 6.5 hours of training. Although…

Ironman Journey – My Grandma’s Toenail

Two posts in one title. You lucky people. My granny’s new rear cassette just arrived. 11-32T.…

Ironman Journey – TaaaaaaaaaaaPeeeeeeeeer

Finally, today marks the start of my 3-week taper. The 14/15 hours this week seems positively easy…

Ironman Journey: All SiSsed up and nowhere to go

The music lovers and more senior athletes amongst you will recognise the oblique reference in the…

Weekend Endeavours in Surrey – Training, Stuff and a sore bottom all for my Ironman Journey

I’ve had a rather enjoyable weekend training. If you are in the UK you might know…

IRONMAN JOURNEY: Fuelling & Some More Supplements

Before I start wittering on about gel, this is an interesting chart from QS EMFIT. It’s…

Ironman Journey: Body Fail: Garmin Fail

It seems that neither my body nor Garmin are infallible. No surprise there, really. My Ironman…

Ironman Build – The Shape of the Pear

I always thought that pears had quite a nice shape. But when applied to training ‘maybe…

What Run/Tri Training Devices Am I Using At The Moment? – Racing, Training, Ironman & Sleeping

It’s all well and good saying how wonderful products are but I think the truth comes…

My Ironman Journey: A Mouthful of Humble Pie Might Have Been Good For Me

In previous posts I have scoffed a little about ‘Zone 2 training’  which, by now, I…

My Ironman Journey: Running Shock / Impact / Braking

A mate has invited me on a 22 mile run next week. Oh dear. I don’t…

My Ironman Journey Continues: Gods, Gadget and Oil

The Greeks probably had a god of Ironman. S/he was probably called Brownlee, Jorgensen or Friel.

My Ironman Training Load – The Only Way is UP?

Another thrilling instalment of my IRONMAN JOURNEY, this time with a red AND blue chart.

Ironman Staffs 70.3 – 92% Full

I was thinking of sneaking this one into the mix. But at 92% full (source: triathlonbusiness)…

Ironman Training – 200 Hours In The Wrong Zones? Not a good idea.

A lot of the Ironman plans I looked at rely on Training Zones. Either POWER zones…

Ironman Training – Self-Coached Sporting Suicide?

I’ve approached my Ironman training with a degree of trepidation. The problem I have is that…

Choosing my Ironman Journey 2017 Venue – Bolton? Copenhagen? Wales? Kalmar? Austria?

The decision of which race to enter for my first Ironman was not straightforward. To a…

My Ironman training – and a bit of a hiccup in my F3 HM prep

I just had this post-Autumn race panic. You know, in autumn when you fill the next…

My Ironman Journey – Kit cheque List

Ha Ha. Geddit? Cheque list. This is going to be expensive! I appreciate that Americans spell…

My Ironman Journey – Runner to Age Grouper to Ironman

I’m not so sure if anyone is particularly interested in MY Ironman journey. There have been lots…

"Ironman or Iron-Distancer?" That is a question.

Are you an Ironman or an Iron-distancer? That was the thought which faced me a couple…

IRONMAN UK THIS WEEKEND

Ironman UK return again in a few days. For a lot of people it’s the culmination of many…

Alert! Ironman Weymouth and 70.3 OPENS TODAY

Entries open at midday today for IRONMAN® Weymouth and IRONMAN® 70.3® Weymouth, which will both take…

IRONMAN WEYMOUTH ADDS IRONMAN AND IRONMAN 70.3 RACES

TEMPTING. FRANKFURT/LONDON/TAMPA (October 26, 2015) – IRONMAN announced today the addition of two new races to…

EMMA POOLEY TO RACE IRONMAN WALES

Former cycling time trial World Champion and Olympic silver medalist Emma Pooley, will be joining the…

TENBY GEARS UP FOR 5th ANNUAL IRONMAN WALES

I was walking the streets of Narbeth earlier today and they are already warning everyone to…

IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire 2016 Sells Out On Day One

Competitors were quick off their marks to snap up all places for IRONMAN® 70.3 Staffordshire 2016…

2016 ENTRIES OPEN TODAY FOR IRONMAN 70.3 STAFFORDSHIRE AND IRONMAN 70.3 UK

The race to get a place in both IRONMAN® 70.3 Staffordshire and IRONMAN® 70.3 UK 2016…

BRUTAL WEATHER FOR IRONMAN UK

A great day at the office for Gossage and McNamee. Champions. All the plans for super…

IRONMAN UK THIS WEEKEND

This is it! All of you who have entered will of course know what you are…

GOMEZ TO RACE IRONMAN 70.3 STAFFORDSHIRE

Javier Gomez, the reigning IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion, has confirmed that he will be racing IRONMAN…

TOO LATE TO ENTER AN IRONMAN IN THE UK? THINK AGAIN!

Special Entries Available For further information on the tri club program and to register your club…

Chef Ramsay Set To Enjoy Taste Of IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire

Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay is turning up the heat by challenging 100 people to join him in…

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER IRONMAN 70.3 UK – 75 PLACES LEFT!

If you’re looking to race IRONMAN 70.3 UK, Exmoor, you better be quick as there are…