never done it, nice one!
Going out today with a few friends with new bikes, factor 50 in September, loving it , Standard distance in Leeds on what should be the best day of the summer at the weekend
wimbleball is something else!, that is very pretty and a great day, see you there...
Hi! Just cued in after a couple of stupidly busy 'holiday weeks' read your report and smiled I am SOOOO at the very beginning (thanks for the warning - have had two babies so aerobic breathing / heart rate / pain threshold all ready to go!).
Doing my first 70.3 this yr and really researched lots... mostly trying to make summer hols and work / family all fit with training... have plumped for 'Sundowner' for following reasons: mid Sept means peak training in summer hols, 1pm start and race into evening therefore no absolute need to stay over (cost) and no stupid o'clock dragging family out... feel really embarrassed now ;sounds very naff but the 'idea' really works for me (please don't anyone tell me it's a load of pants). I have no proper advice but find one that grabs your heart... like buying a house HA! Move your training furniture in mentally and if it fits go!
Am 'trialling' 4 wks of a plan before I start for real to rehearse 5am runs and 6am swims. must say I'm loving it (may feel very different at 5:10 in the morning). Completley smitten by Matt F's HUGE book and copying bits down onto post it notes ahhh!
I have entered two Half-IM races this year, one on 23 June and the 2nd one Challenge Vichy on 1 September. Odd as it may seem, these will be my first 70.3 races after 8 full IMs, looking forward to something different as I can no longer run marathons. Happy racing everyone!
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