Category Archive: Races

Machilly Team Event

Ooof it was a hotty. After much deliberation, discussion, withdrawals, and swaps we entered two teams into the Machilly team event. Tri Montagne: Helen, Jon and me Buzz Performance: Peter, Sarah and Joe… Continue reading

Grand Trophee, Morzine Haut Chablais, Mediofondo, Year 2!

After a good start to the summer I was keen to revisit Grand Trophee Morzine Haut Chablais Mediofondo (105km with 2370m of ascent) which I took part in on the spur of the… Continue reading

Triathlon de Rumilly – 20/05/2018

It’s May and according to Strava I have already cycled about 575km! 😳 A Facebook reminder popped up the other day to say that three years ago I had cycled a very short… Continue reading

Nice to…Antibes!

On Sunday I tried to run from Nice to Cannes in the Alpes Maritimes Marathon. I stopped at kilometre 24 in Antibes. I’ve started, stopped, deleted and re-started this post repeatedly. I can’t… Continue reading

Mont Blanc/Passy Triathlon

“That looked great, so much better than your turns on the run before! You need to keep working on XYZ,, but I can see you’re making some great changes. Well done!” This is… Continue reading

Cycling around Lac Léman

In 2011 (I think!), I was persuaded into cycling around Lac Léman/Lake Geneva. This is a 170-200km bike ride depending on what route you take. It’s a looong way. I was pretty hesitant.… Continue reading

Buzz’s Big Day Out

Well, the clue is in the title – it was a BIG day out! Saturday 12th August saw a brilliant turn out for Buzz’s main event this summer: – 2km open water swim… Continue reading

Le Triathlon de Thonon-les-Bains (Sprint)

Well, turns out it was a weekend of crashes by, or in, Lac Léman! After some more gorgeous weather out here in the Alps, the storms hit last night resulting in a slightly… Continue reading

La Morzine Haut Chablais 105km

“Have you entered the Morzine sportive?” “Er, no! When is it?” “You should! Sunday. It’ll be great fun!” “I’ve only cycled a handful of times this season, doing 70km once last weekend. I… Continue reading

18th Nagano Marathon 2016

I can’t believe it’s over. Done! 42.195km around Nagano, Japan. What an experience it was, and an eventful weekend… Travelling to and from Nagano My plane was delayed, due to wind. I could… Continue reading