ironman wales

10 Tips for 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

We did it !!!

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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The Grand to Grand Ultra

273 km in 6 stages, over 7 days. Make no mistake, it’s tough Running through the Utah and Arizona desert, climbing over 18,000 feet ! The Grand to Grand Ultra is the first self-supported stage footrace ever to take place in America, on a world class course that has been experienced by few brave adventurers....
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Otillo – Swim Run World Championship

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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Road to Otillo

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

Plan F

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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