IN WHICH THERE WILL BE PAIN. THERE WILL BE CURSING. THERE WILL BE SNOT ROCKETS*. ALL OF THIS AND MORE AS A YEAR’S TRAINING AND A LONG-HELD AMBITION MEET HEAD-ON WITH THE WORST WEATHER THE WEST OF IRELAND HAS TO OFFER. AND THE WINNER IS… Ever since I did my first triathlon, I think there … More Laughing with the Weather Gods… The Hardman race report.
So oddly enough, this will probably be the last post before the race (though hopefully not the last post and chorus, ha ha!) It’s hard to believe the final week has begun. The race is this Saturday, and in case you’re a casual passer-by to the blog, you can find all the details you need … More Once more unto the breach…
IN WHICH WE USE ONE OF THOSE WONDERFULLY ‘BIG’ WORDS TO NAME THE BLOG, START TO FEEL THE NERVES, AND GET INTO THE MOUNTAINS AT LAST… ‘THERE’S GOLD IN THEM THERE HILLS!’ We’re on the downward spiral. With two weeks to go now, there’s little more to be done in terms of training. Now it’s all about … More The Penultimate Ride
This just landed in my inbox. It’s from parkrun, and is a great story on several levels. It’s one athlete’s journey (and let’s be fair; one of Ireland’s elite), and a very positive news story for parkrun. And it has wider positive ramifications for exercise and mental health, though that is not the main message of the … More A shout out for parkrun!
I was just perusing the web, as you do, looking for inspiration on fueling strategies when I came upon this, and had to share… Check it out… Cheers