This time tomorrow....

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26/05/2012 at 19:17

...I might be able to say that I am Triathlete!!! First timer at Nantwich tomorrow (and when I say first timer I don't just mean first time at Triathlon but first time at ANY sporting event EVER in 32 years of being alive (not counting school sports days in which I was rubbish!!!). I still can't believe that 2 years ago I was 5 stone heavier and didn't do any exercise at all! 

 I really REALLY think I can do it! And that's because my boyfriend is incredibly supportive, my friends and parents have been fab and people on here have also been really nice, supportive and helpful. I am so thankful for all of that!  

So, if you're going to be at Nantwich tomorrow please give me a hello and a cheer (No. 544!) as I'm probably going to be rather grateful for the support!!! My amazing boyfriend is cheering me on too so that'll make a big difference - it's actually him who got me involved in Triathlon but usually I'm the cheerleader and he's doing all the hard work! 

I am very nervous, pretty excited and even though I know I'll be one of the slowest (and certainly one of the least fit!). The swim and bike will be veeeeery slow and the run will mostly be walked I think but I do feel confident that I will do it and for me that's going to be a huge achievement that a year ago I really would never have imagined possible!

Exciting times ahead!!! 

26/05/2012 at 19:22
Yeah enjoy yourself
26/05/2012 at 19:31

Good luck.

Enjoy every moment.

26/05/2012 at 19:33
Have a great race,good luck.
26/05/2012 at 20:08

enjoy yourself, have a great time and you will feel amazing when you cross that finish line!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/05/2012 at 06:34
Good luck and enjoy LP!!!
27/05/2012 at 16:20
How did you get on?
27/05/2012 at 17:17
Twiddles thumbs waiting for race report!!
27/05/2012 at 18:57

I did it!!! 

2 Hours 10 Mins, which is really slow but I don't care - I finished!!! Found the bike and run hard in the heat, but absolutely delighted and feeling really proud of myself  

VTd    pirate
27/05/2012 at 18:58

Marvellous Leanne, you do know where this is all leading.

27/05/2012 at 19:03

well done Leanne, doesn't matter how fast/slow you are, it is taking part and finishing that counts.

planning another yet?

27/05/2012 at 19:07
Well done TRIATHLETE!! So Ironman Lanza next??
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/05/2012 at 19:21
Well done you! You every right to feel very very proud of yourself, great result!
27/05/2012 at 20:02

Great stuff - well done Leanne. And in this heat too so be proud. 

27/05/2012 at 20:34

Well done Leanne!! Great effort!! What's next?!?

Ironholgs    pirate
27/05/2012 at 21:11

Very well done Leanne, sod the time, you did it !!!


Holly_Golightly    pirate
27/05/2012 at 21:43

Glad you enjoyed your first time. 

27/05/2012 at 23:28

Nice one. I can feel the bug coming on to you now!!

Dubai Dave    pirate
28/05/2012 at 05:39

Awesome, well done

28/05/2012 at 08:45

lol - well my first thought was "next time I'll be faster". So, I felt like rubbish, I was hot, sweaty, uncomfortable and just needed a lie down...and I was already thinking about the next time! I think there might be something wrong with me ;p


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