March $£1000 Giveaway

COMPETITION CLOSED No more entries accepted after the last comment by me, below. Sorry Winner list will be published in a separate post and winners will be individually notified ————————————————————————————————————————— It’s March so it must be GADGET GIVEAWAY month. The eagle-eyed amongst you will have also spotted that today is National Old Stuff Day. Let’s…

Emma Pallant & Stuart Hayes - AJ Bell London Triathlon

Polar M200: Wins Challenge Gran Canaria

BMC-ETIXX-sponsored athlete Emma Pallant won Challenge Gran Canaria (Middle Distance Triathlon) by 6 seconds and here she is sporting the Polar M200 and a nice Polar-sponsored T-shirt, below. The often politically-correct BBC fail again to give her (and women’s sport in general) equal billing with their limited coverage of the pro race. Instead they cover the Yorkshire-bloke…

Hever: Gauntlet Triathlon – Race Report

The Half-Iron Distance GAUNTLET is a significant challenge. 70.3 and full distance triathlons are not for the faint hearted. The GAUNTLET at HEVER also combines the difficulty of the distance with one of the harder half-Iron bike courses in the UK. The race organisation is very good. Lots of helpful people/volunteers/marshals are at every turn.…

Great Last Hard Session For Run Hackney

Today was: 2x [10′ easy, 10′ HM pace and then 10′ 5k pace] 2x Vintage Will and Grace, 5′ rest interval 3x 70ml Malbec, no rest. Nailed the whole lot and feel really good about it. I drink virtually nothing these days which might account for me being slower than in ‘the good old days’…

Running with STRYD power at the North London Half Marathon Thoughts Rather Than Race Report

Above are my power outputs whilst running the North London Half Marathon (HM) at the weekend. This HM is a hilly one (elevation also shown above) and so presumably the ideal place to use a power-running device like STRYD. I’m not sure how hilly it is in the grand scheme of hilly HMs but, for me,…