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What I’ve been doing

New Forest ponies by some frozen water

Busy, busy, busy! I’m still managing to exercise, but it’s so difficult for me to find time to blog, which is very frustrating. I thought I’d do a quick summary of what I’ve been up to recently. It includes marshalling a race, attending a Giant store workshop, parkrunning and more. Read more…


Big round up

Photo of Tamsyn waving © Paul A. Hammond

It feels like ages since I’ve had a chance to blog. Christmas was hectic and baby M takes up an awful lot of time (who knew it was possible to sit doing nothing but watch a baby for hours!) The good news is that I’m getting back to running after Read more…


Miles of Smiles

Photo of Tamsyn running a mile on the track ©Paul A. Hammond

The last couple of weeks have been quite busy. Last Monday, I went to STC swimming training as usual. There were quite a lot of us in the session and we had some long sets to swim. I’ve not done enough swimming this year and I’m finding it quite challenging, Read more…


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

Ironman Dublin 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…


What a glorious feeling, I’m happy again…

Reflection in a puddle of a person holding an umbrella

We’ve had torrential rain here for the last few days, but things are starting to look positive. There’s even some sunshine on the weather map for tomorrow 🙂 Monday morning The day didn’t start well. Car problems meant that I missed out on the strength and conditioning session that I Read more…


My next project…

This week has been so hectic. On Monday, I was hoping to be able to go running, but I ended up having to get my phone fixed, which took a lot longer than I had hoped. Fortunately, I was able to make the 8pm swimming session. There were just two Read more…


Running – one step at a time: “If you want something doing, do…”

James and his family in the Olympic Park Run

Today’s guest blogger is James from ‘Running – one step at a time‘. I’ve known James for several years now. I met him through parkrun and have witnessed the impact that he has had on my local running community. He loves a new challenge and never seems to sleep! Can Read more…


A Triathlete’s Adventure – “Growth occurs beyond your comfort zone”

Jo and the Brownlees

OK, so I’m trialling a new feature on my blog that I’m hoping will be an equivalent of a Twitter #FF (Follow Friday) – every week, I’d like to highlight someone else’s blog that I read regularly and that I think people who read my blog might enjoy. Please feel Read more…


I chose to add some extra hills to my bike ride!

Tamsyn at the top of Cow Drove Hill

On Saturday, I was Run Directing at Southampton parkrun (again), so I didn’t manage to fit a run in. Lots of people have said that the new Route has got great PB potential, so I’m looking forward to trying it out next week. (However, it does feature two hills – 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…