QEOP10K 4th May 2017

Another race and another early start.  This was my 4th ever running race.  The March edition of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10k Series. On Saturday 4th March I took part in the 4th race of my running career.  The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10k (QEOP10K).  I picked this race as it was a flat … Continue reading QEOP10K 4th May 2017

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Training Report: Week of 2nd January to 8th January 2017

Recovery week this week means reduction in volume with endurance and technique workouts only. Swimming Less inspiring swim this week, forced to use the Peterborough Regional Pool.  1400m at an attempted 2:15 100m intervals. Could manage 400m at a time before requiring a break. Definitely a long way to go with my swim before May. … Continue reading Training Report: Week of 2nd January to 8th January 2017

Training Report: Week of 26th December to 1st January 2017

This week has again all been about balance with a short notice visit from my Australian family, wedding anniversary plans and New Year’s it’s been a week of managing my energy levels. Very pleased to have only not completed one planned session having spent 3 days in London. Swimming This week’s swimming was amazing. My … Continue reading Training Report: Week of 26th December to 1st January 2017

Training Report: Week of 19th – 25th December 2016

Christmas week and the great balancing act of family and training.  Finishing work for the holidays, two  family lunches and Christmas day to fit in planning training was interesting this week.  Managed to do all bar one session this week, so I am very pleased with that.  Overall was feeling stronger again this week and … Continue reading Training Report: Week of 19th – 25th December 2016

Training Report: Week 12th – 18th December

A more balanced week this week, 3 runs, 3 rides, a swim and some strength work, feeling really pleased with my efforts. Swimming This week’s swim session was a nice progression on last week, dropping 100m intervals by 15 seconds.  Felt really strong throughout and didn’t need a rest after 1000m. Bike A bit less … Continue reading Training Report: Week 12th – 18th December

Training Report 5th-11th December 2016

Summary This week has been a good week getting back into training after a week off from illness. Had lots of time on the bike, with an epic point-to-point ride, a nice ease back into running and an awesome first swim in ages. Swimming One session this week, 1600m doing 100m repeats on 3 minutes. … Continue reading Training Report 5th-11th December 2016

My First Triathlon: Part 2

On April 21st 2013 I completed by first ever triathlon at the East Coast Triathlon in Gt. Yarmouth Norfolk. If you have read by blog before you will know that I had set myself the goal of beating the winning time in the 19-24yr age group from the previous year. I set my self a … Continue reading My First Triathlon: Part 2