7 July 2019 – Hever Castle Aquabike (1.9km swim, 60km bike with 1000m of climbing)

I completed the Aquabike at Hever Castle Festival of Endurance this morning. It was tough but I learnt a lot from it. I had a good experience overall. I knew the cycle was going to be hard but it took a lot to overcome my fear of descending in rain with some sharp corners thrown in.Continue reading “7 July 2019 – Hever Castle Aquabike (1.9km swim, 60km bike with 1000m of climbing)”

30 June 2019 – Leeds Castle Olympic Distance Triathlon (1.5km swim, 43km bike, 10km run)

I completed my first Olympic distance triathlon today at Leeds Castle. The water temperature was 25.5c so it was a mandatory no wet suit swim and the prospect of 1500m without the suit was daunting given the heat and cramping from needing to kick more for buoyancy. The swim was OK though, I would haveContinue reading “30 June 2019 – Leeds Castle Olympic Distance Triathlon (1.5km swim, 43km bike, 10km run)”

16 June 2019 – Sussex Triathlon – Ashburnham Place 2019 (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run)

I completed the sprint triathlon at Sussex Triathlon this morning at Ashburnham place. I did this event last year as it’s tough and good prep for other events planned (although last year was in better weather). This was my first triathlon in a year and first since my achilles tear! I completed the event inContinue reading “16 June 2019 – Sussex Triathlon – Ashburnham Place 2019 (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run)”

Here to swim, cycle and run – remembering this is all fun….

I love to cycle, swim and run (currently in that order of preference). On a journey to being a triathlete. My first triathlon was at Hever Castle in 2017, since then I have completed 5 triathlons including an Olympic distance in 2019. I aim to complete a Ironman 70.3 in September 2019. This is toContinue reading “Here to swim, cycle and run – remembering this is all fun….”