Browsing:

Tag: Lagos

Embrace Sports 12/10/14 Ocean swim and coastal ride with TT finish

The day started with open water swimming. It was an early start, but it’s always worth it to see the sunrise over the sea. We got ready at the top of the cliff overlooking the beach. When we’d all got our wetsuits on, it was time to head down the Read more…


Embrace Sports 10/10/14 Targetted long run

Embrace Sports logo

It was the last full day of the Embrace Sports camp, so it ended in the traditional way with a targetted long run. I had discussed my goal with Neil the night before. I wanted to complete 13.1 miles in 1:59:59. This would mean running at 5:40/km. I was confident Read more…


Embrace Sports 08/10/14 Track and monument coastal run.

Wednesday 8th October I was quite excited about what was planned for Wednesday morning as I enjoy track sessions. It had been raining heavily, but by the time we arrived at the track, the sun had come out and it was starting to dry up. Neil briefed all of us 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 Woodland trail run and beach recovery run

Embrace Sports logo

I was looking forward to the woodland trail run. I’d done it twice previously and was determined to beat my pace from my previous attempts. The first time I did the woodland trail run, I fell quite badly on my first lap and the second time I did it, I Read more…


Embrace Sports Algarve Triathlon Holiday – Day 1

Group photo of runners cheering on the cliffs

It was an early start to the holiday with a 5:45 wake up, a quick shower and porridge before getting on the road by 7am. As usual, I felt nervous about would be coming up, and also worried that I would have forgotten something. I have a massive multipage Google Read more…