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Ironman Boulder

Thank you Jay Prasuhn for the race day photos Ironman Boulder was  four weeks ago and I’ve had several attempts to write about the race but without much success!  I was delighted to win. Breaking the tape first was an intense and emotional feeling: through the whole of the race I was thinking of my […]

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A June update

  I meant to blog after Oceanside. And then I meant to blog before St George 70.3. And then I meant to blog after St George. I am full of good blogging intentions even if I do not follow through! Life has been busy since I posted back in February and much of that is just […]

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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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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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Boulder 70.3

I’m a little late but here it is – a few words about my Boulder 70.3 race last week – my 2nd 2nd in two weeks.   This was the first time I’ve done the “dirty double” although I can see that the DD is old news:  I know at least two people who went […]

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Kansas 70.3

This is just a quickie but I did have to post something as Kansas 70.3 was my race completed of 2014.  Yehaw! to that! This was my second time doing Kansas 70.3 and I had nothing but good memories about the event from 2012.  A well organised event, a beautifully challenging course, heat and well, […]

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Galveston 70.3

Two blogs in two weeks. Whoah! ‘m in danger of becoming a regular blogger. It was tempting to brush my visit to Galveston last weekend under the carpet. I don’t really want to shout about my DID NOT FINISH. It’s a result I am finding hard to swallow but my 24 hours is up: time […]

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