• blog post,  injury,  life stuff,  training & racing

    Rehab & Starting Over

    In just a little bit over a month I’ll be starting my 2014 Ironman 70.3 training.  It will be my second attempt to finish, after a spot of over-hydration took me out of the race and into the medical tent earlier this year. Yeah… I was a little over-zealous with the whole water drinking thing.  And come to think about it… it was a New Thing I Tried On Race Day.  Lesson learnt, moving on. Please follow and like us:

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    It’s come down to this…

    I’m busy with the last bit of preparation before Sofie, Radesh, Megan and I leave for East London tomorrow morning at 4am. Our road trip is the culmination of six months’ worth of hard work, blood (literally), sweat, tears, laughter, fun, panic attacks, cycle races, running races, triathlons, canal swims…  And it will all come down to about eight hours of swimming, biking and running this coming Sunday. Life-changing journey I can honestly say that the past six months have been a life changer.  I’ve said it before.  Every single person arrived at that first evening of Embark orientation with a goal in mind.  Some have dropped out along the…