Oakley 20 Mile

My final big run before Brighton was to attend Bedford Harriers Oakley 20. The race plan was to run as sub 3hr marathon pace. Therefore, based on the sub 3hr I worked out that I needed to run mile splits at under 6:50. Using the data I set my Garmin to 7:10 max to ensure …

Welwyn Half Marathon

In my final preparations towards Brighton Marathon I entered the Welwyn Half Marathon based at Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. The race conditions were perfect for the race that was partially on an offroad path.┬áThe route for the race is a gently undulating mixture of a residential setting and a rural taking in …

Time for a new start..

After 5 years of racing for Team Trisports it was a time for a new challenge. I made many friends at the club and was sad once I made my decision to leave. So why leave ? My choice was made as I wanted to run the herts midweek 10k series over the summer and wanted …

Ironman UK – Bolton

My A race for 2014 was Ironman UK, Bolton. I decided on the following race gear Huub Wetsuit Planet X Time Trial Bike with Bontrager Wheels 2 Piece trisuit (2XU) Hotel Location After doing a reccie of the course in June I decided on the venue of Holiday Inn Haydock. The venue was fantastic and …