An Easier Week!

As I write this I’m sitting in Starbucks, post swim, having a latte and a few minutes peace and quiet after a busy weekend working at Blenheim Palace Triathlon, and before what I know is going to be a pretty manic few days at work!  Last week was a slightly lighter week of training after…

Six Weeks to go… 

The week started with a rest day again, although this time I was still on a high from Sunday’s race 😊 I worked from home, which even meant I got a lie in! And after work headed into London to meet one of my best friends from uni, Lisa for dinner and a catch up….

Swashbuckler 70.3 2017

Sunday morning started bright and early, well not so bright as my alarm went off at 4am so it was still pretty dark! After hitting snooze and wondering why I was awake so early before hopping out of bed to get all my kit sorted before trying to force down some breakfast with Liam. The…

Taper week… tired tired tired!

So the week started as it has recently with a rest day, this time though I felt I really needed it! I was absolutely exhausted from the weekend, and felt absolutely drained. Work was a bit of a struggle! Monday came and went fairly uneventfully… oh apart from we had our first Hello Fresh delivery…

8 Weeks to Go… 

My week started with a rest day this week… I always hate rest days, but I know how important they are to let the body recover, repair and build to allow training to take effect. I also know how exhausted I get if I skip them! So rest I did, the most strenuous thing I…

9 Weeks to Go…

Here we are, 9 weeks out from Ironman Frankfurt and only 2 weeks away from my first tri of the season- Swashbuckler half IM in the New Forest, one I raced well at last year (5:04, 4th lady!)… After having a week off last week on holiday post London Marathon, and having been ill the…

A Neapolitan Adventure…

After a bit of a lie in on Wednesday morning (and some last minute packing by me…) our taxi arrived to take us to the station to start our journey to Naples! A short ride and train journey later, we arrived at London Gatwick airport and having already checked in, breezed through security into the…