TRI-HARD IRONMAN 2.

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TRI-HARD IRONMAN 2.

Well after 13 marathons i have made the push and moved over to triathlon,been training running wise over 31 years but needed some new goals.Took up triathlon in 2008, doing few sprints and completing one half ironman.Had good year in 2009 doing half ironman and done the big one UK IRONMAN. I have also done Helvellyn tri down as one of the top ten toughest in the world.Sportive wise i have done all of the long hard ones in the uk including Fred Whitton challenge,Northern rock cyclone,Richmond cycle club sportives,Lakeland loop,Chemo classic to name a few.In 2012 my goals are,

Sunderland marathon,Newcastle marathon,steelman (Half Iron)cyclone gold standard,wrynose or bust,captain cook challenge,chemo classic and whatever else i can fit in.Please feel free to comment **** off my training methods but they work.Today at moment best London Marathon 3:09,half mara 1:26,10k 40 mins and Ironman 11:25.

ANDAZ.

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STEADY FIVE

What a cracking sunny day for running today i ran a steady 5 mile time was 36.57 mins felt good at that pace which was 7.24 min/mile pace and heart rate of 165 bpm, will go for pool session tomorrow as i compete in my first triathlon on sunday,lucky for...

MOVING OVER.

Hi all  i was blogging in 2007-2008 flm blog  but moved over to random blog but its pretty dead in there so i am in this one now hope its better, i have ran 13 marathons but next one will be in 2009 as if all goes well in the shorter triathlons this yea...

EASY FIVE

After yesterdays 70 mile bike today was an easy 5 mile time out was 39.26 mins pace 7.53 min/mile and heart rate of 150 bpm,took the son out today for a long walk on the derwent walk weather was nice for a change so it was a nice relaxing bank holiday m...

70 MILE BIKE RIDE.

Well today i moved up the distance to my next level,well pleased as i didnt go to bed till 2am and had a good session of ale the night before,was out the door by 7am ready to go.I had my new tires and tubes fitted on bike and was looking foreward to a p...

BUSY DAYS.

Never had time to blog so am jamming in all sessions here goes thursday was a good day 10 miles biked, time 36.57 mins 16 mph good going there,then went to pool with tri club and coach moved me up a lane,so harder swimming was the cards last night,manag...

IT NEVER RAINS IT POURS.

What a bad day for training weather wise did 10 on the mtb had to go slow due to weather hardly any brakes due to amount of water on road.Time for ride was a poor time of 45 mins speed 13 mph followed by a 5 mile run which went a bit better time running...

BIKE AND RUN

Not a bad day the day done the fastest 10 miles on a mountain bike since october,time was 34.57 mins 16.6 mph which is canny going followed by 5 mile run in 40 mins nice 8 min/miling.Last night was a 400m time trial in pool did it 4 weeks ago in 9.10 mi...

BIKE N SWIM

Today its a 10 mile bike followed by pool sess bike took 36.33 pace 16.3mph thats a good pace for mountain bike and tonight off to tri club for pool training will update that later training going to plan up to now lets hope it stays that way. Andaz.

LONGEST BIKE RIDE

Well yesterday did my first open water swim in some lake in hetton,wasnt as cold as i thought it would be but feet was freezing,swam round lake then from one side to other that was about 500m the water was very green and have to say it was harder than i...

SWIM SESSION

Todays training 45 min pool swim approx 1 mile in total,first open water swim is on cards tomorrow test out the wetsuit could be do or die for me as this will see if i can make it in the big distance tris what i am hoping for in the coming months heres ...

BACK IN DOUBLE FIGURES.

Well today i made the push and done my first long run since london marathon eleven days ago,opted for a nice slow 10 miles, pace i ran was 8.27 min/mile which felt easy time out running was 84 mins and heart rate 152 bpm had intended to hit the pool tod...

QUICK 3 MILER

Well the run leg of my sprint tri in a few weeks is 5k so thought i would do a 3 miler the day as most training of late has just been distance marathon stuff.Total time out running was just short of 21 mins so a good pace of 7 min/miling with a heart ra...

EASY FIVE

Well todays sess was nothing spectacular a nice easy 5 mile time out running was 36.55 mins pace a nice easy 7.23 min/mile and heart rate of 162 bpm,feel like my post marathon training going well as i have had only one day off since the 13th day off rac...

LONGEST SWIM.

Well todays tri training session was a 2 mile pool swim,its always hard swimming in the pool as its 25m pool lots turning and lots of oaps milling about but you got to make the best of what you got.Was longest swim freestyle i have ever done bearing in ...

TRAINING HARD.

Well i am well over the marathon and in hard training for first triathlon in 3 weeks,today i biked 31.5 mile in the morning picked an ok route as didnt want my ride to be hilly as legs still not 100% so time out biking was 1 hour 57 mins pace was just o...

BIKE AND RUN

Sorry rudd am in a hurry today i did 10 mile on the bike time was 38.40 pace was 15.3 mph another bad day weather wise then a 5 mile run time out running was 37.15 mins pace was 7.27 min/mile heart rate 160 bpm well pleased with run of that pace being o...

FIRST RANDOM BLOG.

Well how goes it over here,first blog on this site,quick intro been running donkey years run anything from 5k to marathon.Moved to triathlon training back end last year after a bad injury.Most this year i trained for london marathon time for that this y...

Overview

Well after 13 marathons i have made the push and moved over to triathlon,been training running wise over 20 years but need some new goals,just moved over form Flora London marathon 2007-2008 were i was a regular blogger but have came over to the random ...