Category: Triathlon

“Brick” an’ that 0

“Brick” an’ that

It’s funny to hear what other triathlon friends think is the origins of the word “brick”, as in “brick session”… … as in training on the bike and then doing a run.. … as...

Speed running in the sleet 0

Speed running in the sleet

While 20 or so of our fellow Glasgow Tri Club athletes headed out to the warmer climes of Club La Santa on Lanzarote today, eight of those left behind in Scotland braved a chilly...

How far would you go for a fish supper? 1

How far would you go for a fish supper?

The start Some people will go a long way to buy a fish supper – but it could be that myself and fellow members of the Glasgow Triathlon Club went the furthest ever this...

Tri giving – you know you want to 0

Tri giving – you know you want to

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Glasgow Triathlon Club, our club is planning a coast-to-coast charity triathlon challenge. The “Big Long Chippy Run Triathlon” will see various club members swimming, cycling and running...

Of all the strange hobbies. . . 1

Of all the strange hobbies. . .

. . . Few would imagine that Fiona Outdoors also makes novelty cakes! Here is one requested by the recent Glasgow Triathlon Club for the 10th anniversary ceilidh night. It’s not often that I’ll...

Tri-ing too hard? 0

Tri-ing too hard?

It would have been exhausting enough if I had only managed to complete every training session during the annual Glasgow Triathlon Club Spring training weekend, held this year at Dalkeith. With two swim sessions...

Swimming: slowly but surely 0

Swimming: slowly but surely

Swimming is a tricky and frustrating business. I don’t mean the leisurely kind of swimming that I used to quite enjoy but the swimming that is supposed to give me a great start at...

On my bike… 0

On my bike…

I went out for a three-hour cycle on Saturday with the lovely ladies and gents from the Glasgow Tri Club. It’s my first weekend ride with them and I was a little nervous about...

Weekend of fun 0

Weekend of fun

The Tri Club isn’t just about fab training and coaching, it’s also a lot about making friends. When I first went freelance I realised with a sudden gut-wrenching jolt that I missed people. I missed...