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Pacing at Eastleigh 10k

Tamsyn and Heloise pacing at Eastleigh 10k ©Paul Hammond

This time last year, I was pregnant, but very few people knew, so I chose to be a pacer at Eastleigh 10k. It meant that I was able to take part in the race without people encouraging me to push myself harder than would have been good for me. I Read more…


My first race as a pacer – Eastleigh 10k

Lining up with other pacers (and Iwan Thomas) at Eastleigh 10k

I had been hoping that I could go for a PB at Eastleigh 10k. It’s renowned for being a fast flat 10k (and is where I set my last PB). I’ve been fighting a chest infection since February, so I had to let go of that dream. Fortunately, I’ve got Read more…


Inspiration and Eastleigh 10k

Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image: The topic is ‘Inspiration’ and these two are some of the most inspirational people I’ve ever met. (N.B. The photo isn’t mine – I think it was taken by a member of the Embrace Sports team). I’m also continuing the theme of Read more…


Eastleigh 10k and my 400m swimming time!

Tamsyn at Eastleigh 10k 2013

By Friday evening I was desperate for a break. I arrived home and really didn’t feel like going out again – I just wanted to go to bed, but I had a yoga class scheduled, so I had to make myself go out. We did a variety of poses, including Read more…


90-96 is the magic number

Tamsyn's sprint finish with Irene at Eastleigh 10k

🙁 I had just about psyched myself up to enter Ferndown tri, when my husband delivered some bad news… he is unable to accompany me as he has a won a place in Bournemouth marathon, which is on the same day. I’m a little disappointed as I had hoped we Read more…