Back to training

Archie turned five months earlier this week and I am into my second month of structured training. Before Christmas I was into a pretty good routine but it was somewhat simpler to get training in as Brett was on paternity leave for most of December. Over the Christmas period we were in the UK and […]

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Don’t call it a comeback!

I’ve just picked up my Cervelo P5 from Jason Losey (Jason has looked after my bikes the past 4 years – he’s amazing.). I commented to Jason, “Things must be getting serious!”. My P5 is looking as good as new and ready for the road and, where it leads, I must follow! For the first […]

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The home straight and just the beginning

Last week my doctor welcomed me into my third trimester: the home straight…kind of. In some ways I can’t believe I have now been pregnant for 29 weeks. However, when I think back to January when bubba was the size of a poppy seed – that feels like a long  time ago. During those early […]

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A pregnant pause

It’s safe to say that life has changed quite a lot since my last blog. My last update came in January fresh from my return from Chile and the Cayman Island: two half ironman in two weeks and I was setting out my race plans for 2016. Soon after coming home to Boulder we learnt […]

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2016: Let’s do this!!

I’ve always liked turning the page into a new year: reflecting on the year past, planning for the year ahead and even new year resolutions (don’t judge me!). I’ve just about wrapped up my racing plans for the year and my schedule is looking a bit like this: 10 Jan        Pucon 70.3 […]

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THE 2015 blog…

November is not an obvious time to be writing my first blog of 2015 but better late than never. Kona was a little over 5 weeks ago so I will start there and who knows, maybe I’ll get around to writing another in 2015. This year was my seventh year racing on the Big Island. […]

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Challenge Bahrain and other stuff

There was a whole lot of hype around Challenge Bahrain and the event lived up to expectations.  The race organisers put a lot of effort into gathering quality fields on both the men’s and women’s field and there was some fast and close racing.  We were treated very well and it sounds like the age […]

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This comes from the land down under…

It is  only 10 days until Challenge Bahrain, my final race of 2014 and so a good time for a quick update from Perth.  It’s my fourth week here in Perth; my fourth time here but my first time here training.  I’ve been impressed.  Perth is a city that likes to be active and likes […]

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Kona 2014

Sometimes you cross the finish line and you almost immediately have perspective on your race. My Kona 2014 race has taken a little longer to find that.  I went in with the smoothest preparation I have had probably for any race.   I felt fit, strong and in a good place to really challenge for […]

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Challenge Roth 2014

Challenge Roth: it’s a distant but good memory. I am not sure this counts as a race report as it comes so long after the race. Since then I have holidayed with Brett and my family in Garmisch, returned home to Boulder, spectated at the inauguaral Ironman Boulder and well, I am now inhabiting a […]

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