but I have a concern...
you'll not get any from me......
I'll pass you over a glass of Pims then.
Pre-race piss up? This sounds like my style...
I'm from Newcastle (u-Lyme), Monique, though most of my time now is spent in Leeds (at uni). I think my computer is against this whole triathlon lark - it's slowly falling on its sword since I mentioned it.
oooh Leeds I like Leeds
I was at Uni (doing engineering too) at Huds, so it was a nice easy train trip over to shop shop shop!!!
Farnie wrote (see)
oooh Leeds I like LeedsI was at Uni (doing engineering too) at Huds, so it was a nice easy train trip over to shop shop shop!!!
Swim felt surprisingly good. Did 80 lengths, broken into 8x10 lengths, which I don't think was bad for a first session. Pretty tired now though. Maths says 80 lengths is about 1.2 miles. This can't be right? Can it?! I'm sure I've gone wrong somewhere... That's a long way.
Well that's it then. I'm going to do it.
I have no money (being a student), but I have a gym membership for a pool, and I've already got myself sorted running-wise. Bike is needed, then I can start!
I just can't face the shame of my unassuming username! It kinda pales into insignificance against such testosticle filled monikers as Ultra-IronWolf.
Hoofin wrote (see)
Your maths is right SE. Distance in the pool actually goes quite quickly when you break it into blocks. I'm a fellow student and Tri noob so hi
Hello! I'm very glad of this. I thought I was making a stupid mistake due to exercise addled brain. Glad to know I'm not an order of magnitude out! Will break it down into larger blocks next time, and add a bit of distance.
This triathlon thing is catching. It's probably my most googled word now!
Right okay. Any Leeds folk who know where I can get some tips? I'll start googling again!
The expense is a major concern be honest. When I commit to something generally, I'm willing to putin as much of my time and effort as possible. Money though, being a student, it not naturally forthcoming. I'd love it to be, but thems the breaks. I'd initially said I'd wait till I graduated to jump into Tri, but if I can scrape through now, I'm sure it will make me appreciate all the nice things I can buy much more, when the time comes that I'm actually earning!
Leeds and Bradford Tri - really friendly club. I'm in york and a member of LBT.
I'm afraid I'm contracted with the gym for another 6 months.
And you're right, it will save me a fair packet! Aside from that, I also have the Uni gym, which soon will boast a pool of its own.
As for LBT, looks good. Might have to get my backside down to join... eeeee this is exciting!
I'm an engineer and I was raised with metric. As the Ironman seems to be more Imperial based, I decided to convert to Imperial.
I'm a mixed up soul, really.
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