This is my first race since I suffered a grade two tear of the calf muscle 8 weeks ago at IRONMAN 70.3 MALLORCA whilst I have been able to train in the pool and on the bike, running has been very limited. I only got back to easy paced 5k running this week. I did try to… Continue reading ABERSOCH SPRINT TRIATHLON 2019 RACE RECAP
We are now 5 weeks on from Ironman 70.3 Mallorca where I sustained a grade 2 tear of my right calf which ultimately forced me to withdraw from the race. I posted my initial thoughts on the race, weekend and injury in my IRONMAN 70.3 MALLORCA 2019 RACE RECAP and now wanted to put down how things… Continue reading INJURY UPDATE
So I will cut straight to the chase and tell you that this race was a disaster, I sustained an injury right at the very start which resulted in me pulling out after the bike leg. Back to the normal race recap style now and let's go into a bit more detail. You can read… Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 MALLORCA 2019 RACE RECAP
This is the second in my Mallorca Daily blog series, DAY 1 was all about travelling out here, getting set up and registering for the race. Day 2 has been pretty relaxed as you might guess. I woke at 7:40am, jumped straight into my wetsuit and was in the sea by 07:58. Not a bad turn around… Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 MALLORCA – DAY 2: RACKING & RELAXING
This is the first of my daily blog posts whilst out in Mallorca for the Ironman 70.3 Mallorca race. Today was a bit of a messy day with travelling, getting all of the admin stuff done and settling into the hotel.
Here we go for another thrilling installment of the triathlon training diaries. Maybe not so thrilling but it is another installment at least.I finished week 13 - 16 off with an Easy week following on from my biggest week of training to date. The natural partner is Easy, Medium and Hard weeks, however, as I… Continue reading 2019 TRIATHLON TRAINING – WEEK 17 – 20
This is the third installment of the Hopes & Dreams series and seems to be getting a regular thing now, certainly before the bigger races anyway. In my previous posts, my hopes for TOKYO MARATHON were massively underestimated and for the MANCHESTER MARATHON, I completely changed my mind and didn't run at all. So it's fair to say when… Continue reading IRONMAN 70.3 MALLORCA HOPES & DREAMS