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…

BTF 2018 Championships Announced (GB+England) – British Triathlon Qualifiers for Duathlon & Triathlon ETU ITU 2019

Qualifiers for Duathlon & Triathlon. ETU & ITU. Sprint & Standard (& others). For races in…

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…

Your Running and Your Triathlon Running – Differences & Causes & What To Do About It

It will come as no surprise to you that you run 5k, 10k, HM, M distances…

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…

Garmin Fenix 5 Review including | 5x | 5s | Forerunner 935 |

Garmin Fenix 5 Review DETAILED | Fenix 5X, Forerunner 935| 5S Accuracy Comparisons Mapping and In-Depth…

Teaser – Garmin Fenix 5X | 5 | 5S | Forerunner 935 | Review Summary

Polar and others do a good job of teasing their new products so I thought, “Hey,…

Ironman Journey: Body Fail: Garmin Fail

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

Ultimate Hotel Room Workout for Triathletes

This is a great workout for triathletes when work takes you away from your usual resources.…

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…

Garmin 935, Fenix 5, Forerunner 920XT Comparison & Upgrade

Garmin 935, Fenix 5, Forerunner 920XT Comparison For those of you looking to upgrade here is…