Category: Triathlon

Monday Morning Motivation – Ain’t no mountain high enough

Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2016

Earlier this month, some tough triathletes took on the Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon, which is one of the hardest triathlons on the planet. Here’s a video about last year’s event. If you’d like to find out more, visit the event website.

HOWL aquathlon 2017

Finish of HOWL aquathlon

This evening Stu and I took part in HOWL aquathlon. It’s the second year that the event has taken place and it was my second time taking part. Last year, I was pregnant when I took part, so I was grateful just to be able to do so. This year Read more…

St Swithuns Tri

St Swithuns Tri bike 1

St Swithuns Triathlon was to be my second tri of the year. It was a new event, so I was looking forward to seeing the venue. I also guessed that some of the route might be similar to the route used in previous years for Winchester Duathlon, which I thought Read more…

Thursday Tri Reads

Books and a hot drink

I’ve had a bit of time to be able to read some articles online this week, so here are the ones that I felt were worth sharing… Highways England Cycling e-learning This is an interesting website that features educational materials for cyclists Explained – the best running posture for triathletes Read more…

What Valentine’s Day means to triathletes…

There are several challenges for non-triathletes who are dating triathletes… The first challenge is buying the right gift. Typical Valentines gifts include: underwear shoes Then of course, there are the activities. You’re thinking you might need some lube to get your pulse racing, whereas we want a HRM (or some Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – Bad to the bone

Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2015

If you have 10 minutes to watch this video of Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2015 then you’re bound to feel inspired (and in awe of the athletes who take part). Transcript “If you’re looking to test your personal limits and find your mental and physical boundaries in a single day Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – Women for Tri

Women for Tri

I love this video from Women For Tri. One day, I’ll swim, I’ll bike and I’ll run. One day, I’ll make my mum proud. One day, she’ll stand on the sidelines and watch me finish… because today, I stand and watch her. One day, I’ll be an Ironman. You never Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – Ironman Objective

Christophe Suquet

Do you have two minutes to spare? ironman Objective, an inspirational triathlon training video with Christophe Suquet, is a great way to start your week. Passion. Determination. Generosity. Perseverance. Ironman Objective. If you’d like to learn more about Christophe (and can speak French), you can follow his blog:  

Monday Morning Motivation – Meet Non Stanford’s Toughest Opponent

Non Stanford

Triathlon is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world. Mastering three disciplines simultaneously puts an immense amount of pressure on an athlete’s body. After a string of injuries forced Non Stanford to take a break from her sport in 2008, it was the mental strain of starting Read more…

Planning for 2017 and SUTRI aquathlon

After feeling too tired to run on Monday, I arranged to meet my running buddy on Tuesday… but fate conspired against me and I didn’t make it, so I was pleased when Teri said that she could run on Wednesday. I drove over to The Common and did a gentle Read more…