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My 2015 race/event awards

Winning pairs at Brutal 10 Enduro

This year has been hectic. I’ve taken part in a wider range of events than in any previous year. I’ve completed single and multisport events and gone further and faster than previously. I even won a race! Without further ado, here are my 2015 race awards… drum roll, please… Most Read more…


Winchester Duathlon (aka Hell on the Hills in Hampshire!)

I’ve done Winchester Duathlon twice before: 2013 (sprint) – my first ever multisport event (completed on a hybrid bike) 2014 (sprint) – my second try at this event and a massive PB for me However, this year the event has moved to the beautiful Lainston House, so it’s a new Read more…


Running with Liz as preparation for my first duathlon of 2015

Tamsyn and Liz at parkrun

My weekend started with a lie in. I dithered about whether or not to do parkrun as I’ve got Winchester Duathlon tomorrow, but the lure of my new kit was too much, so I got up, got dressed, admired my outfit in the mirror and then headed off to parkrun Read more…


I’m so excited…

First glimpse of Team SOAS kit

…my 2015 Team SOAS kit has finally arrived: First event of the year I have my first multisport event of the year on Sunday (Winchester Duathlon). The kit has definitely arrived at the right time… but I want to wear it all now. (I’m wearing the new hoodie as I Read more…


Massive PB! Winchester Duathlon

Tamsyn during the run at Winchester Duathlon

Winchester Duathlon was my first multisport event last year, so I was excited about returning to the event. My primary goal as to get a PB, with a second goal of finishing in under 2 hours. We got up early and had plenty of time to set up in transition, Read more…


One year in and the momentum has stalled

I had hoped that I was back to blogging, but I’ve not been well recently, which has had a couple of knock on effects – firstly, I’ve not had the energy to do much exercise and secondly, I’ve been too tired to blog. I’ve been to see my doctor for Read more…


Winchester Duathlon

I went to bed at 9pm last night and switched out the light at 10. I was conscious that I had to get up at 4:45pm to get to Winchester Duathlon on time. Unfortunately, I get so nervous that I won’t wake up on time, that I barely slept. As Read more…


Building up to my first multi-sport event

Runner going over mini hurdles

Earlier, I wrote a long and detailed post about my training this week, but WordPress ate it and I don’t feel inclined to write it all again, so I’m just going to do a quick summary: Wednesday: Swimming before work, gentle run with Nat in the evening Thursday: Run Camp Read more…