Showing posts from February, 2016

Ironman Weymouth, well I needed a goal for 2016......

Oh balls, it's paid for now and at over £400 there's no way I'm backing out now. Remind me why I said yes to this particular "goal" for 2016? Ironman Weymouth 2016 On the 11th September 2016 I'll be lining up on the start line in Weymouth with a few thousand other mad fools preparing to swim 2.4 miles, cycle 112 miles and then run a marathon - 26 miles......... Now this may seem to some to be something of a step too far, a massive leap if you will, from the finish line of the Huntsman Sprint Distance Triathlon in October 2015 to a full Ironman - and the majority of the time I'd have to agree with you.  There is however slightly more to it that it first appears; 2016 is training year - my wonderful wife has agreed to take a step back from her triathlon and running this year to allow me to, in her words, "train my ass off" for this event 10 months - this is the time from sign up to race day, it can be done! Cycling - this is my stron