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First aquathlon of the year

Tonight’s excitement for the Smiths was an aquathlon at Lakeside. We both decided to do the sprint distance (750m swim; 5km run) and managed to get in the water before the start to acclimatise. Lack of time to acclimatise was something that I found difficult last year, but I think Read more…


My goals for 2015

I’ve spent the last couple of days discussing the races and events that I want to enter in 2015. Stuart is a firm believer of quality over quantity, whereas I want to enter everything! I quite enjoy doing cross-country running and usually do some of the local cross-country series (CC6) Read more…


Final aquathlon of the season

Tamsyn crossing the finish line at the aquathlon.

This week has been so busy leading up to my final aquathlon of the season. Saturday: Lake swim followed by a run (and then a bit of cheering the junior triathletes at Lakeside) Sunday: 40k bike ride followed by a 30-minute run Monday: 1 hour of swimming with some challenging Read more…


I wasn’t last, even though there was some swimming involved!

Although I’m still tired from last Sunday’s swim, I had already entered tonight’s aquathlon (hosted by the lovely TryTri chaps), so I figured that I’d better just get on with it. We left home a bit late, and I didn’t do a great job of getting myself organised. I thought Read more…