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First Olympic Distance Triathlon…

So after my few lazy days today was the big one. My first attempt at the full triathlon. The swim was horrible with awful south westerly swells making everything a lot harder… That’s 9 minutes longer than my last 1500m swim and that swim was after a 10.5km skate, so that’s nearly 25% extra effort read more »

Run Wild (book review)…

Before we go any further, i do need to state that there are a couple of mentions of Jimmy Saville in the book, a keen city marathon runner, which obviously some people may find too distressing. The book was written just before the truth came out and i think it’s fair to say that these read more »

Did I Really Do That Run? Strava…

The Beeb have put up a good article on websites like Strava and how they’re impacting on people’s health and fitness… ‘Sport for the social media and smart phone generation’. From the article… We have all heard the philosophical head-scratcher about whether a tree falling over in the forest makes a sound if there is read more »

Barefooters have some uses then…

I can’t help but love this article… ‘The “barefooters” giving bowls a new vibe’. I’ve looked at bowling greens a few times and wondered if they’d mind. It always seemed such a lovely game for a pleasant summer evening with friends. Great to see us barefooters being of some use to OAP’s. 😀 So anyone read more »

Feet…

I sometimes despair at the level of journalism in the UK. Today i was looking for an update on Michael Schumacher’s condition – still critical but stable – and good old Google took me to The Daily Mail. Now if there were ever a place to despair at the level of biased, crap journalism then read more »