Through the Gap

IN WHICH WE FINALLY GET OFF THE FLAT TRAILS OF COUNTY KILDARE AND INTO THE MOUNTAINS IN PREPARATION FOR THE CONNEMARA 100 I’m about 6 miles out of Laragh on the road heading for Sally Gap, and the weather forecast is letting me down. It is certainly a different world up here, in the Wicklow … More Through the Gap

“Oh what a tangled web we weave…”

“…When first we practise to deceive! (…ourselves we can train for a triathlon when we’re working).” Sir Walter Scott, ‘Marmion’ (with addendum by Unironedman). ‘Twas a funny week, training-wise. We’ve just started into Week 9, and it’s billed as a recovery week. Just as well. The holiday break shook the schedule a little, and added … More “Oh what a tangled web we weave…”