Training Week 1 for Half Iron concludes with a long(ish) run in the Park

Set off up the Black Avenue. Greeted with a low-flying mewling buzzard. It’s warm and pleasant and overcast. Top the hill and down the long stretch towards the treatment plant. Recently-laid tarmac path overgrown with lanky annuals, all keen to exploit the freshly-turned earth. Turn left up the long draw past St. Catherine’s Well and out … More Training Week 1 for Half Iron concludes with a long(ish) run in the Park

The S stroke

There now follows a particularly non-scientific post about swimming, so if technical swimming stuff really is your thing, then politely look away now. One of the things that triathlon throws up, for new folks like me, is that I really don’t know an awful lot about any of the disciplines. Or, put another way, when you find … More The S stroke

Runners

Runners. Can’t run without ’em. Well, I guess some folks do. There’s not much to say about runners other than perhaps do try and spend a little more on them than you would like. The pair on the right are your typical budget runner which you can pick up in most sport stores for about … More Runners