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Human race off road duathlons

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 22:41
Hi C5, I survived, thanks for asking!
The rain was torrential for most of thebike which made things tricky and really cold - I didn't help my cause by forgetting to put on a jacket to start the bike, so nearly bailed and had to detour back into transition after one v cold lap, to put on two more layers!
I still love this event, despite having been 20 mins slower than last year and spending most of the race just wanting it to be over.

Human race off road duathlons

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 10:35
See you tomorrow, CD?

IM Wales 2017

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 14:03
Swim - do as much as you need to feel confident and strong in chop and swell. Could be very little if you're already a confident swimmer, or quite a bit if not.
Bike - same thing in a way. Do lots of hills in training until you feel at an advantage on a hilly course.
Run - no need to go mad. By the time you get to the run on race day it's uncharted waters. Better to get to the start uninjured than to make the whole thing impossible/miserable by having done too many long runs in training.
I agree with decadave on all points except Winging it - Wales doesn't take too kindly to that approach!

Ironman 70.3 Staffs

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 20:04
Great report, and very well done!

Ironman Lanzarote 2016

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 18:41
Hokori, that is easily the most beautiful race report I have ever read.

Ironman Lanzarote 2016

Posted: 26/05/2016 at 18:51
Great race reports, all, and some incredibly gutsy performances.

FF, it's not Raynauds, but I had the same at a hot, humid IM (did you also have headaches and light-headedness?). I think it's hyponatraemia due to drinking relatively too much water and not enough sodium/salts. Having to pee every few minutes afterwards kind of confirmed the diagnosis! Well done for hanging on in there.

First Half Ironman done- bike help needed!

Posted: 25/05/2016 at 15:48
Don't be afraid to give your club rides a try. Sitting on other people's wheels can give you another 2mph.
And so what if you get dropped? It happens to everyone, you just need to figure out a way to get back on your own. If you give yourself a trial ride, planning to get dropped, you'll probably surprise yourself!

Ironman Lanzarote 2016

Posted: 21/05/2016 at 18:15
Nightmare. So sorry for those out of the race, and fingers crossed for those still out there.

Ironman Lanzarote 2016

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 07:55
Good Luck everyone, have a great day tomorrow and DBS

Long Course Wales

Posted: 28/12/2015 at 20:39


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