Category Archive: Treadmills and Chocolate

70.3 Ironman World Championships – Nice

It’s been a week and I’m still struggling to take off the pink wrist band; I don’t want it to be over. It seems like a dream. Never did I or anyone expect… Continue reading

Winter 2018/19

I know it’s been a while Bloggo but I’ve been a Busy Bee! To be honest, I was flicking through blog posts and contemplating whether to write one or not when I spotted… Continue reading

IRONMAN 70.3 Rapperswil-Jona

As I am sat here munching on leftover Jelly Babies (I know I could save them but, meh!) I’ve realised that I’ve quite happily consumed about 8 in 30 seconds whereas on Sunday… Continue reading

My First Long Distance – One2Tri, Lac D’Aiguebelette

‘Hi Mum! It’s me!’ ‘Oh hello darling, how are you?’ ‘Good thanks, you? Actually, I’ve just done my first long distance triathlon!’ ‘JESUS CHRIST!’ Yep, that was pretty much my sentiment too as… Continue reading

Triathlon de Mont Blanc 2018

I have one more race planned for this season. Things are going pretty well this summer and I don’t want to jinx it, but I’m feeling proud of the improvements I’ve made. The… Continue reading

Alpe D’Huez Triathlon

Last autumn, Helen of Tri Montagne rallied the troops to enter the Alpe D’Huez triathlon, short distance. The Course 1.2km swim in Lac du Vernay. The lake is only open for swimming for… Continue reading

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

Terrible Transitioning to Tri-ing Harder

Transitions. The 4th discipline. The one you really need to practise and the one I have, through primarily fear, neglected the most. Swapping laces for ones you don’t have to tie is a… 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