Category Archives: Running

Triathlon Relays… all the fun of a 24 hour race, condensed

Triathlon Relays… all the fun of a 24 hour race, condensed   So, last Saturday saw me take part in something I have never experienced before: The National Triathlon Relays at The National Watersports Centre near Nottingham.  On arrival, the … Continue reading

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Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’…

Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’…   Over the past few weeks I have been desperately trying to put together the elements of my training… a half-iron distance looming on the horizon certainly focuses the mind as well as the body… As part … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

Back in the saddle So, it is no secret that my return to triathlon was causing some concern after a terrible performance at the Aquathlon last weekend… this was compounded by a tummy bug mid-week which pretty much put pay … Continue reading

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Never trust "flat" in Derbyshire…

Never trust “flat” in Derbyshire…  So, since my rash decision to return to the world of triathlon, I have discovered whole new levels to my (lack of) fitness. Swimming has been fine (you’d hope so, as I’ve been doing it … Continue reading

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Back to the bike…

Back to the bike… After a slow slide back towards the dark side of triathlon, I took to my road bike for the first time in years. The trepedation grew steadily during the week, whilst Claud (my metro-sexual yellow stead) … Continue reading

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Hill training- it doesn't have to be torture!

Hill Training- it doesn’t have to be torture! As those of you that have read previous posts from me will know, I am not a fan of running up hills. I adopt the trail/ ultra mentality that they provide the … Continue reading

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Part 2 of the weekend of running fun- Cov Half and beyond…

Part 2 of the weekend of running fun- Cov Half and beyond… Now, I am not known for my love of road running, so I was not filled with joy at the prospect of 13 road miles at Cov Half … Continue reading

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A weekend of running begins with an Avalanche.

A weekend of running begins with an Avalanche. This weekend has promised to be interesting since I signed up for Avalanche Run and then got a place at Coventry Half for the following day… Today saw part one of this … Continue reading

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Do I really need running shoes?

Do I really need running shoes? Race for Life hits Rugby in the next few weeks and with over 100 of you lovely Military Fitness Circuit ladies signed up, we’re guessing that a lot of you have taken up running … Continue reading

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