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Back on the team…

Team SOAS Ambassador 2017 badge

Training with a baby isn’t easy and I’m having to rethink what is possible. I can’t train with many teams right now, but Team SOAS will always have a special place in my heart. I haven’t swum since I gave birth as I’m no longer a member of my University Read more…


Training with friends

Tamsyn at parkrun 30th July

After last weekend’s Thunder Run, I intended to take this week easy, but looking back, I’ve perhaps not been as lazy as I’d intended! On Monday evening, I did my usual swimming session with Southampton Tri Club. I liked the set and really enjoyed it… but I wish that my Read more…


How to enjoy a race you haven’t trained for

Gosport Half Marathon is a popular race on the south coast that is renowned for being fast and flat. I’ve run it three times before: 2012 – 2:00:43 2013 – 2:00:46 2014 – 1:57:36 However, I’ve always done a reasonable amount of training before taking part in this race. Often Read more…


Catching up, CrossFit, Ironman Dublin 70.3, Marafun, stir-fry and Santahampton.

Ironman Dublin 70.3 logo.

I’ve been so busy recently that I’ve not had enough time to blog. I hope that I can find more time in 2015 – I think that perhaps I need to be more productive in my lunch breaks. As I’m struggling to find enough time, I’m trying to add more Read more…


Brighton Marathon: I high-fived Paula Radcliffe!!!

Tamsyn running at Brighton Marathon

So, today was the big day. Brighton Marathon. For the past few weeks, I’ve postponed everything saying that I would ‘do it after Brighton’. Getting ready on race morning Stu and I woke up at 5:30am and I sprang out of bed, ready to make my porridge. Today I opted Read more…


What did the postie try to deliver today?

OMG! OMG! OMG! I think my Team SOAS kit has arrived… I’ve received a “Sorry you were out” note through my letter box and the main clues on it are that: it’s an international item it’s a parcel it’s too big for my letterbox I really hope it’s my kit. Read more…


Back to Southampton

Woman doing a split leap on the beach in Hawaii

I returned to a hectic day at work. Before running I managed to read Chrissie Wellington’s latest blog post about body confidence.  I agree with her proposition that everyone has some issues with body confidence. However, there is a difference between being paranoid about what you look like and being Read more…


What have I been doing since my holiday?

Montage of images of Tamsyn at Gosport Half Marathon

I’ve been so busy in the fortnight since we’ve been back from Portugal that I’ve not been able to update my blog as much as I’d hoped. Here’s a quick rundown of what I’ve been up to. CC6 The Sunday morning after we got back was a cross-country race out Read more…