Ironman World Championships Race Report – Part 1

Ironman World Championships Race Report – Part 1

Kona 2019 – World Ironman Championships The road to Kona has been well planned in our house for the last few years but as explained below the best laid plans don’t always conform to your expectations when racing an Ironman. In 2016 we decided as a family (yes,...
Kona baby – Its almost race day !!

Kona baby – Its almost race day !!

Quickly before I ramble on about the next last few days, if there is anyone who wants to watch the race and know anything about it, please go here to check out TRI247 round up of the GB athletes and the timings in the UK for the race. OK. here we go. There is so much...
IM Florida 2017 – Race Report

IM Florida 2017 – Race Report

Ironman Florida 2017 – Lessons in pacing. After winning my AG last July at IMUK and turning down the slot I was firmly fixed on qualifying at Mallorca later in 2016, this would give me 12 months to train for Kona. Quite simply I bombed, 16th in my AG, 7 weeks to...
2:59:59 marathon – Anything is possible ! Isn’t it ?

2:59:59 marathon – Anything is possible ! Isn’t it ?

Over the last 17 years I have run 21 marathons, 18 of them in ironman (long distance triathlon) races as the 3rd leg, the remaining 3 were standalone. My first in London I did just to see if I could do an ironman race, I was actually faster in the triathlon 3 months...
Ironman Copenhagen 2014 – Race Report

Ironman Copenhagen 2014 – Race Report

The thought of doing an Ironman doesn’t enter the world of most sane people, for me it’s a test of endurance that has me gripped and challenges every inch of me every time I attempt it. So just to challenge myself once more, in fact for the 15th time, I...