Free charity prize draw!

October is a pretty special month for me. First, obviously, there the Ironman World championship in Hawaii but a few days after, there’s my birthday (does a small dance and … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lessons from the Ironman Wales recce

Finally! Two weeks before the race we rode the course! I hadn’t managed to ride it during the Long Course Weekend because of unexpected car repairs. We had planned on … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · 2 Comments

Cardiff triathlon, review

The Cardiff Triathlon is run by Always Aim High Events who dreamed up and run the iconic Slateman triathlon as well as a number of successful swim, bike and run … Continue reading

August 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Seriously? Prioritise?

So now I know why S*itting Seagull spared me last Saturday at The Cub’s lifeguard competition where all other parents got decorated by sweeping seabird poo: said seagull is clairvoyant … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why are my running shoes so clean?

Because it feels like I’ve been living at the pool for the past two weeks, so much so that taking a shower at home now feels weird. Have I suddenly decided … Continue reading

May 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

Is fundraising for charity just a way of getting an entry to a sold-out race?

Absolutely not! The first reason to fundraise is to do something you believe in. What’s more, entries to my race weren’t even sold out! So you may or may not remember that a little while ago … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Living with a Fitbit Charge 2

Yes, it felt like I’d invited someone in my life when I purchased the Charge 2. I’m not into naming things so it remained “Le Fitbit” but it nonetheless displayed … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Darth Mannion Beach & Swamp Run Challenge VIII edition

When I signed up for the Darth Mannion Beach and Swamp Run Challenge on the 5th of November last year, I didn’t quite expect it to turn out into such … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Equally Inspiring – did you say food?

Week three of the Equally Inspiring coaching and looks like my lovely coach took advantage of me being French because she started talking about food. No, not baguettes and croissants but … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Get ugly!

Right so this is only the second week of coached training and it’s already getting ugly? Well, not quite although it’s definitely starting to hurt. I also got seriously muddy … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · 3 Comments

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