Mentors and Mentee's thread 2014

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Bouncing Barlist    pirate
29/10/2013 at 12:49

I have it on good authority that your mentor has sent you an FB message.

Anyone else trying to contact me via RW messages, my RW messaging is knackered, cant open them without getting an error.  I have sent messages to anyone ive been trying to help together with my email, im hoping my email is not now broken to.

Where's my IT geek when I need her?

M...eldy    pirate
29/10/2013 at 13:00

Probably planning how to break your other fingers ...

M...eldy    pirate
29/10/2013 at 13:02

A fair point tho seeing as the messaging service seems to be up the swannie, I do have one message in my inbox but I cant get passed the first page without an error message, the messages are out of date order and the notification is not working so I dont know who sent it either   

29/10/2013 at 13:38

Possibly Yums Meldy in relation to Stratty!

M...eldy    pirate
29/10/2013 at 17:56

Yeah I found that one Podds but there is still another (1) lurking up there so it must be someone else .. !!

29/10/2013 at 20:46

any mentors out there fancy helping me out. I have got a very busy year planned for 2014 and would love to have someone who can offer a little help and advice occasionally. 

I am already entered in Outlaw half and full and have a number of other races I am about to enter. I am sure most people will think I am mad for the number of races I am considering but it's not supposed to be easy as it's a challenge and will be raising money for some very worthwhile causes. 

If anyone thinks they can help please email me. My email is tattooedwelshman @ yahoo . Co . Uk but obviously without the spaces

Many thanks

John

Cake    pirate
30/10/2013 at 12:07

John,

 

I'd say a bit about yourself mate so you can find a mentor with the same madness we are all different and you want a mentor who can support you and not someone who would have a conpleately different outlook on life, races and if you should put cream or Jam on a scone first.

seren nos    pirate
30/10/2013 at 12:48

Meldy.....

if you need to look at your new messages then Literarin found this old link that lets you access them all

 http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/community/inbox.aspx?p=1

MTri    pirate
30/10/2013 at 13:33

Tattoedwelshman, I've sent you an email, from a tattooed Englishman living in Wales

M...eldy    pirate
30/10/2013 at 13:44

Yep Seren ... got that the other day ta

31/10/2013 at 16:14

Hopefully I haven't left it too late but I would appreciate a mentor to help me complete Outlaw 2014. I'm based in the Lake District and have done a half IM and a couple of marathons. Intend on doing the Fink training plan and am hoping for 13 hours although telling my friends 14 so I don't look too silly if I am not up to it!

Thanks.

31/10/2013 at 16:48

MTRI thanks for your message and I have just checked my email and can't find anything from you. Can you re-send? Many thanks.

John

31/10/2013 at 17:04

HI I am based in the Forest of Dean, close to Monmouth and oftem work up the Usk valley round Crckhowell and Brecon. If any body would be interested in helping me with my training or even  just going out for some long rides and runs.

I have entered IM Wales for Macmillan and it is the first Tri I have ever entered.

Plannig to follow the Fink intermediate plan but will be getting in some miles over the winter to bring up my fitness level before the start of the 30 week plan.

Cheers

 

Edited: 31/10/2013 at 17:08
31/10/2013 at 17:12

I'm happy to be a mentor if anyone thinks I could be of use.  I have one IM distance race under my belt (Forestman 2011) and quite a few events at HIM, Olympic etc although for the last year or so I have not done a tri but focused on cycling and time trialling. Planning on going back to triathlon next year and hopefully entering at least one IM distance race.

I've made most of the common mistakes in the past so happy to tell someone how crap I was / am.

I live in Surrey and like cake.

31/10/2013 at 20:20
Wheez wrote (see)

I live in Surrey and like cake.


Whearbouts in Surrey, Wheez? Which tri club are/were you a member of? There's a good few pirates about these parts. I'm Epsom, but we're all over the county. 

MTri    pirate
31/10/2013 at 20:26
Dadu, I'm South Wales based, Cardiff, and Tattooedwelshman sounds local, and I'm in for Tenby, for my third time, so if you want yo hook up, PM me
MTri    pirate
31/10/2013 at 20:27
Tattooedwelshman, resent.
31/10/2013 at 20:35

MTRI email recieved and I will reply once I get the little man to bed ( a two year old who has eaten too much Halloween chocolate and does not want to got I bed) 

31/10/2013 at 22:08

Wheez, I am also in Surrey and am a cake fan. I'm considering Forestman for my second IM, also did the New Forest half last September, is it tough as nails?

31/10/2013 at 22:50
KateF wrote (see)

Wheez, I am also in Surrey and am a cake fan. I'm considering Forestman for my second IM, also did the New Forest half last September, is it tough as nails?

Hi Kate. Well, the swim is flat 

I really liked the bike course. Not flat, but rolling in parts with some sections that are quite exposed so can be hard work if it's windy. Only one hill of note and it's very short. The run is something else. Pretty, but very tough, but then most runs at the end of an IM are tough. If I were to do it again and hopefully one day I will I would definitely  run on hills / trail more. I'm a member of Kingfisher Tri and live in the surburian utopia that is Chessington. 

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