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Embrace Sports 15/10/14 Hell on the hills duathlon

Having a break during Hell on the Hills

The schedule for Wednesday showed that it was one of the workouts that I was most nervous about. I was absolutely dreading the Hell on the Hills duathlon. Last year I had a meltdown on the first run during the duathlon. I was so afraid that I would crash my Read more…


Embrace Sports 07/10/14 Hell on the hills.

Runners waving at the camera after Hell on the Hills workout.

Tuesday morning meant ‘hell on the hills’. 9.6km isn’t a long run, but when you realise that all of it was either uphill or downhill then you know what a challenge that is. Fortunately, it was a bit overcast, so it wasn’t as hot as it had been on some Read more…


Embrace Sports Algarve Triathlon Holiday – Day 5

This was the most stressful day of the holiday for me. I know it was supposed to be a fun challenge, but I found the hill challenge very difficult in January: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/268718708 and as I had become increasing aware of my incompetence on a bike, I just didn’t think that Read more…