2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship – Race Report

The fiercest race in the friendliest city! Lives up to its tag line in every since of the word. The racing was insane, the course was honest and the conditions were trying! The wall of names! We had the pleasure of watching the women's race on the Saturday in full sun and a stiff wind … Continue reading 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship – Race Report

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70.3 Ironman World Championships – Here I Come!

I qualified for the 70.3 World Championships to be held in Port Elizabeth South Africa at the Cairns 70.3 Ironman race back in June 2018 and since them my race calendar has been under constant revision.  Its hard to focus on anything beyond September 2nd at the moment!  I have never raced a World Championship … Continue reading 70.3 Ironman World Championships – Here I Come!

2018 Cairns 70.3 – Race Review

Well the race is run, did I achieve my goals?  At the time when I finished I was a little disappointed (even jaded) with my performance, however upon reflection (which is the main reason I blog) I couldn't be happier with how the day panned out, as an athlete and a coach! So let's hook … Continue reading 2018 Cairns 70.3 – Race Review

2018 Cairns 70.3 Ironman – Race Preview

So I have raced at Cairns twice before, but both times in the full ironman distance.  This weekend I am switching things up and doing the 70.3 ironman instead.  When I set about planning my season this wasnt in the plan.  But with two Starfish athletes doing their first ironman & 70.3 distance race, I … Continue reading 2018 Cairns 70.3 Ironman – Race Preview

August refect, review & my winter racing summary

The end of August also means that winter is done & dusted for 2016.  This month I had a marathon as my goal and for followers, you would have already read about my success and satisfaction with my results.  I am about to head up to Mooloolaba to watch the 70.3 Ironman world championships, immersing … Continue reading August refect, review & my winter racing summary

A year is a long time – Sunshine Coast 70.3 Race Report!

Sunshine Coast 70.3 complete for 2015.  After last years 'DNF' (did not finish) I was very excited, relieved and happy to finally put my demons to bed and complete and race this one well!  This weekend also marked the first weekend that both my daughters completed the Ironkids race.  This was the first kids race … Continue reading A year is a long time – Sunshine Coast 70.3 Race Report!

It’s 70.3 race week….!

Its race week again, this time its 70.3 or half ironman time.  I have just complete a solid 3 week abridged preparation for Sunshine Coast 70.3.  Basically it was 3 weeks building through each week, increasing volume & intensity, peaking last week at 8.25 hours, including 2.2km of swimming, 170km of cycling, 22km of running and 17 days … Continue reading It’s 70.3 race week….!