Bear in mind when you're swimming in the pool you're turning around every 25m. And also swimming in a wetsuit is easier because you're more buoyant.
However, I can't comment on the sea swimming aspect because I did IMUK last year, and that's a lake swim
Lots of people at Tenby last year said the swim felt longer because of currents, but apparently with the tides this year it should be easier.
Duda, nothing to 2500m in four weeks is BRILLIANT improvement, well done.
Seren I'll be there again. Blaenavon is so tough it give you an 'If I can do that, I can do anything' outlook.
Day one - rest day. Good luck everyone, it's going to be a fun 30 weeks. Hit those hills! I'm signed up for Tour of Pembrokeshire, Outlaw Half, LCW, and a few others to keep things fresh through the year.
Oh, did anyone mention the Kamikaze sheep?
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