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Sunday 19th April

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 22:33

Some great racing results today. I've loved reading them all. 2:17 and 2:59 noted.

 A long drive for me: 300 mile round trip dropping Large One at Liverpool Uni.
Back in time for swimming: 2k done, all technique.

Ironman Wales 2015 ....who's in ??

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 00:05

Awesome result FRV, despite the challenges.

Cr@p Swimmers R Us

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 00:02

Dolphin Schmunkee!

Sub 3h15

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 23:57

Tapir Madness is alive and well I see.


PMJ: good philosophy. At peak I did make a subtle amendment. If I was planning to run in marathon race/trainers, I would ensure that I'd trained in then a couple or 3 times in the weeks ahead of the day. We wouldn't want surprises, would we?

Training? Road run yesterday 8.5 miles.

Bike today. 60 miles.. It'll do.


Saturday 18th April 2015

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 23:50

Lyrics yes. That's a big streak for me. Two consecutive.

LMH, as you say, lovely on the bike today. A bit fresh to start, but plenty of layers, and the opportunity to peel off. The big guns were away on training camp in Majorca, so it was an even smaller group of remnants (3) who went for a scenic and gentle ride, including coffee. Ride total was 60 miles including my add-ons after the end of the ride. I may have to step up the intensity to make the jump to Group 1.

Apparently the lakes are up to 12 degrees now. I should be in there, but the air temp was still only 6 this morning. Please define the boundary of sanity....

Friday 17th April 2015

Posted: 17/04/2015 at 23:15

Lyrics: yes, I think.

Yesterday: wine tasting evening, training took a back seat. 36 wines to taste!

Today: after sleeping a bit during boring parts of a full day meeting, finally got home.
Training: 8.5 miles at a lovely pace, not too hard, but hard enough. 7:33m/m

Bike tomorrow?

oh bugger, another fat newbie.....

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 23:22

Yeah, the odd 20 mile run (every 4 weeks) and regular (weekly) 60 mile bike rides. Midweek I might get one or two 20 mile bike rides: either on road or rollers.
I've got 4k swimming done in the pool, but not outside. Too cold for me still.

My target is to complete, not compete.

I fully expect to have to walk on the marathon.

Cr@p Swimmers R Us

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 22:50

JPO, I saw a video of myself in the pool and it was bloody awful. There were so many things that even I could see were diabolically wrong. Worth a try getting a video of yourself.
Mine's available for rental in the horror section. Or humour.


oh bugger, another fat newbie.....

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 22:40

I'm 6 months out from Ironman Wales. There's still a lot of work to do.
-Open Water season has barely started, as the temperature's only just double figures. Brave? maybe. Stupid? no.
-Biking is only at 60 miles hilly. That's well down.
-Running has only just touched 20 miles. That needs work.
-Age, that's far too much.
-Weight is OK, but it wouldn't harm to lose a couple of pounds.

Tuesday 14th April 2015

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 22:29

It's funny watching the taper from the outside!

Lyrics no.

Working close to home today, so got a morning run in. (5.5 miles, at a plod)
Got home early enough to enjoy the glorious sunshine and 20c temps, so went on the bike for 18 miles into the local countryside. Definitely fly eating season now.

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