So as March comes to a close, it’s time for a quick reflect and celebrate a few minor milestones, before moving onto the most important weeks of my ironman preparation, the last month! During March I complete the following Strava challenges: Gran Fondo - my best effort was 174km (10818th of 182131) Climbing Challenge - … Continue reading March Review
With the help of WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for my blog. I want to take a quick moment to thank all you amazing people that have taken time out of their busy day to read some of my meanderings! Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. … Continue reading My WordPress 2015 in review – THANK YOU
OK, the training is done, now bring on the TAPER! The goal of this week is to train enough so that I peak at exactly the right time! Needing and wanting to feel super fresh and ready to race on Sunday morning! Watching the weather forecast almost hourly, gear checks, watching the water temperature at … Continue reading Race week is here…… The Noosa Race Preview!
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….!
Well I have registered for my next event the Sunshine Coast 70.3, also know as the Sunny Coast Half Ironman! I must be crazy, it been about 9 weeks post ironman and I am recovering from a bike v car accident (as I have written about previously) with under a month to go I am … Continue reading The Journey to Sunshine Coast 70.3 – (The Abridged Version)!
Well here I am on the eve of my first ironman and the prerace nerves are at an all time high. The bike is racked, the transition bags are packed, the training is done, I'm all carbo loaded up and all that is left to do is race! I've said a lot of thank yous … Continue reading Pre-race nerves…. Is this feeling normal?