Tag: Weymouth Half

Monday Morning Motivation – Tamsyn Smith

Tamsyn running in Weymouth.

Woohoo! I’m featuring myself (Tamsyn Smith) as this week’s Monday Morning Motivation, just because I can! At the end of this week, I’ll be taking part in my second half ironman, but I was interviewed by Just Racing (on June 4th) as one of their inspirational stories ahead of the Read more…

2014 race awards

Tray of champagne coupes

For this post, I’ve linked up with Montana at Pretty Lil Mudder and a few other fab fitness bloggers – be sure to check out their posts. Here are my 2014 race awards… drum roll, please… Most Scenic Course For me this award has to go to Lanhydrock parkrun It’s in Read more…

Weymouth half – the run

Tamsyn running in Weymouth.

I had mixed feelings as I headed out onto the run. I knew that I could complete the distance as I’ve run further before. My longest run in training had only been 8 miles, so I was a little daunted. Getting a boost from seeing friends I had only just Read more…

Weymouth Half – The bike (and T2)

Tamsyn on her bike during Weymouth Half.

T2 was my best discipline at Weymouth Half. After grabbing my bag and putting on my helmet, it was time to put on my race belt and ride. I’d decided to put my shoes on before getting to my bike. There was a slightly twisty section before getting out onto Read more…

Weymouth Half – the swim (and T1)

People starting the sea swim.

We got up stupidly early fort Weymouth Half as triathlons always start before sane people are awake. Stu made an instant porridge, whereas I ate some cold blueberry protein porridge that I had made the day before. It didn’t taste especially delicious as it was so cold, but I thought Read more…

Preparation for Weymouth Half

Transition bags ready!

The weekend of Weymouth Half was finally here. Stu and I finished packing and drove down to Weymouth, knowing that Liz and Suzanne were also on their way. We’d booked a hotel room in Dorchester, which is a 10-minute drive away. We thought it would be quieter there and it Read more…