A mixed bag

It’s been a mixed bag of a week so far. Saoirse and I were sitting out in the garden, drinking tea, what with it being sunny and all, and she asked how the training was going. She’s just signed up for her own triathlon in July. You can read about it here. If you don’t … More A mixed bag

Swan dive at park run

Yes, that does sound a little cryptic. The week has been okay for training. A gym session on Monday morning, a Pilates session on Monday evening, and a most pleasant trail run with Jarlath and Richie of Liffey Trail Runners on Wednesday morning. Took in some of the Royal Canal and then into St. Catherine’s Park … More Swan dive at park run

Treading water

IN WHICH WE TRY AND GET BACK TO REGULAR WAYS IN THE POOL; GET BACK OUT FOR A FEW RUNS, WITNESS SOME MORE WONDERFUL WILDLIFE MOMENTS, AND DISCOVER SOME RESIDUAL FITNESS FROM THE HALF-IRONMAN TRAINING… This week we tried to put some shape on things, in terms of training. I don’t imagine I’m any different … More Treading water

Park Run update

A quick update on Park Run. Time was 21:57, so happy with that, despite arriving late, parking badly and failing to warm up properly. Felt stiff and tweaky when setting off (these are highly technical running terms, and if you run too, you will understand what this means…) Once the general creakiness of the previous … More Park Run update