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ironman wales
It’s Race Week and as I am 50% responsible for what you are about to endure many are calling to ask about hints and tips for the weekend.  Some of you will be going for a Kona slot and will have your own race day plan, power, nutrition etc.  So a caveat, this is for...
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Kambirwa School
Last November hundreds of Children set about running 1 mile a day in an attempt to not only get fit, but to raise vital funds to try and build a School in Nairobi. A few months on and those vital funds have not only built the school, but funded teachers and all books for the...
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Otillo
4 years ago my brother in Law bought me a book for Christmas – “The greatest races on earth”.  Some we had done, many we had not; but one race stood out, “The Otillo.”  Island to Island – Swim and run between 26 islands over 75k. Run in your wetsuit, swim in your trainers, tied...
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In 4 days time, alongside my parter in crime Nicky Rees, we will be tied together to take to the start line of one of the toughest endurance races in the World. Yes we have down a few events in our time; but this will take all we have and probably a little more! The...
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Matthew Evans
So Austria was to be my last Long Distance Triathlon race. 2.4 miles swim / 112 mile bike / 26.2 mile run – Sub 11 hours the Target. One thing long distance racing teaches you is to have options. A plan A if all is going well, but you always need a plan b even...
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Proviz Review
OK now and again you come across a product and think – I have got to phone the lads !! Well this is one of them !! An idea that came about from 2 brothers that quite clearly realised that there was a huge need for cyclists especially to upgrade visibility.  The market, as it...
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One of the best pieces of advice, apart from never give any advice; would certainly be Nutrition.  Get your head around it, better still spend some time talking to a Nutrition coach about it. We spend hours smashing the tarmac, pool, gym or bike and merely minutes perusing the odd email about Carbs, protein etc…....
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Bridge to Bridge
Ok lets get this straight; Of all the sports I do, swimming is not a strong point.  In fact neither is cycling or running; somehow I just manage to stick the three together!! So, when a friend John Rothery mentioned lets do Henley; he kept the detail to a minimum !!! 14k swim, 3 waves,...
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Doing ones first Ultra is an incredible experience, so to review this experience as a race is simply impossible.  To do that, would be an injustice and one needs to outline what the intentions of entering are from the outset.  I have written and re written this blog post – some good, some really frustrating;...
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