What a week! First the Breca Gower Swimrun and then the Long Course Weekend Tenby. Both incredible events in the most gorgeous surroundings, with the sun shining and calm waters!! The Breca event consisted of: Run: 17.8km | Swim: 2.2km | Transitions: 8 | Total: 20km | Total Ascent: 560m … Continue reading 3 Events in 1 Week!
I have officially started the training plan now which means 20 weeks until the big event! It is a ‘Super Simple’ Ironman Training Plan written by Matt Fitzgerald (Endurance sports writer, coach and nutritionist). I followed his 70.3 plan which … Continue reading 20 Weeks and Counting!
Of the three disciplines I would say that the bike leg is the one I favour. Having always ridden mountain bikes, and lately becoming a MAMIL and riding the inaugural Velothon in Cardiff I have some confidence that I should … Continue reading Training for “The Bike”
I’ve managed a few more road rides on my new bike, weather hasn’t been great, but had one sunny, gorgeous early morning ride around Gower- aiming to get as many hills in as possible! I love getting up and out … Continue reading Mixing it Up!
I’ve had my first road ride this week which went well, those brutal, vomit inducing watt bike classes are paying off! I also did my swim session with my husband’s super fast ‘Masters’ group – I trailed behind – slow … Continue reading Nothing that is worthwhile is ever easy!
Kate Croall, AKA my sister, writes about her story and her journey into Ironman Continue reading Bring it on !
Here’s a few links to some really interestings topics on the ironman training website. Very usefull if you are busy Mam or Dad trying to fit in training around life. Go check them out. Continue reading Some Useful posts from Ironman training
For many years I have dreamed of completing an Ironman, way before ever taking part in any sprint tri’s or sportive. It has always seemed like an enigma, an impossible challenge. Well I am turning it into a possible challenge … Continue reading My Ironman journey starts