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London Landmarks Half Marathon

LLHM medals being held by a Pearly

I was looking forward to the London Landmarks Half Marathon even though I hadn’t trained adequately for it. My goal for the race I’d originally expected to run Reading Half the week and the Southampton Half a few weeks later. My goal was to get a PB in Reading and then Read more…


Winchester May Day Tri 2017

Tamsyn cycling during Winchester May Day Tri

Last year, Winchester May Day Tri was the only full triathlon that I did, so I was looking forward to doing it again this year. (I did three elements from the Long Course Weekend, over 3 days and the run part of London Triathlon, but they don’t really count!) I was Read more…


Stubbington 10k race recap

I ran my first race of the year today: Stubbington 10k. I’ve run it four times previously, so I knew what to expect. I got up early and went co collect some friends: Rodolfo, Khalid and Khalid’s wife and son. I had been worried about the drop in temperature and 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…


Heartbreak and my first swimming lesson

Happy Birthday sign with some balloons

Well, it’s been a few days since I last posted as I’ve been so busy. Heartbreak Half The big event on my birthday was the Heartbreak Half – a 14 mile race out in the New Forest that is known for its steep hills. The course had been altered slightly Read more…