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Race Report – The Accidental Duathlete

2020 ETU Duathlon (Standard) GB Age Group Championship – Punta Umbria, Spain 8th March 2020 Encouraged and supported by Colin, I entered the Standard Duathlon qualifier in  Bedford on 13th October 2019 – the dangling carrot was also a visit to see our daughter Caitlin in Loughborough on the way […]


Noosa Triathlon 2019

Competing in the world’s biggest triathlon is exactly what you’d expect it to be like EXPENSIVE bikes, shaved legs, and loud hubs. I was racing on the Sunday morning, however Noosa Triathlon festival had 13 different events starting from the Wednesday with a run, swim, run (1.5km, 750m, 1.5km). Somehow […]


2019 World Championship – Standard

Surrounded by mountains, Lake Geneva is beautiful but it’s not flat. Not today. Today, it feels like I’m swimming in open ocean. I have to be at the top of a wave in order to spot the next buoy , my swimming form is all over the place and to […]


Monikie Scottish Championship

Monikie triathlon club had put on a  weekend of racing with a youth drafting race on the Saturday and the Scottish mixed relay championships.  This was followed with the individual Scottish Championship and ETU Age group qualifier race on Sunday. Plenty of the club had turned up to take part either […]


Etape Caledonia

Wanting to do longer rides in 2019, I signed up in August last year. The plan was to go with Hugh initially, cannot recall why that did not work out but having signed up for Liege too I thought this was a nice follow up. However at the time of […]


Marius Outlaw 1/2

It feels like it was only a few weeks ago that I took the bold decision to push my newly found sport to, what I would consider, my extreme. I only did my first novice triathlon in January 2018 and since then only did one sprint in August 2018. It […]


Ashridge Duathlon

The Goal Age group GB Team qualification in either Sprint Triathlon or Standard Duathlon. Qualification Events Ashridge Standard Duathlon Monikie Sprint Triathlon Bedford Standard Duathlon The Standard distance Ashridge Duathlon is part of a winter series run at the Ashridge Estate near Tring and as well as a working estate, […]


Kinross Sportive

Warmup at Kinross Sportive This year’s events for charity fundraising is made up of a warmup, the main event and a cool down. The warmup of choice was the Kinross Sportive on 27 April. The day started off with registration and trying to get everything ready before setting off. The […]


Bishopbriggs Tri – a different perspective

This was probably the most nervous I had been going into a sprint race for a long time. I have been training for an Ironman and due to a niggling calf injury that had bothered me the previous year I have just spent my time building up distance slowly and […]