Tag Archive: Triathlon

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

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

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

“Why do I do it, what can it be…”

I bruise like a peach. No, really; touch me and you’ll leave a mark. At present my legs are a mess. Well, a little better as this is published. I have : –… Continue reading