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Day 221: Journey's End

A Journey Around the British Isles … Part 109

There’s just one final hill and a final phone call, which is actually only the second I have made on the journey. 1,318 more words

A Nutrition Fail

It is 4 weeks since I started my Ironman training program. I am a whole month closer to the big day – but I don’t feel a whole month more prepared even though I have stuck to the plan pretty well. 864 more words


Runners cramps

Just over two weeks ago I ran my first race  It was a fun run for Saint Patricks day and a fundraiser as well. But this did bot stop me from running a personal best and at a pace I have only manage in my 1K repeats. 182 more words

Can you Bonk in training?

I keep reading about athletes who bonk during competition but is it possible to bonk during training?

For those of you unfamiliar with the term, bonking essentially means running out of fuel. 280 more words

Bonk, bonk, bonk...headed into the homestretch

I’d like to report that I had a fantastic 18.5 miler yesterday.

I’d like to but I won’t. Because, in fact, I didn’t. It was my first training run where I felt sluggish and tired and not at all into the experience. 350 more words

No bonking !

Let me take you back to The Yorkshire Marathon last October and the weird feeling I had at 18-19 miles.  You may recall that I felt slightly spaced out, nauseous,  as if on a fairground ride that you wanted to get off.   269 more words