Category: Triathlon

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...

It’s the small things…. 0

It’s the small things….

….That keep you going. Pic is of me utterly failing to swim like a pro at last year’s Peebles Triathlon. Will things be any better in 2009? There are times when I feel as though...

If only I could swim like a tri pro 0

If only I could swim like a tri pro

A tri club friend told me abut his 18-year-old son’s success in a recent national swimming competition. As I do the press stuff for the club (volunteer position) I duly posted the fab story...

Hilly wake-up run 0

Hilly wake-up run

I sometimes join the 3 Ms (Moira, Maureen and Mairi) for an early morning run on Wednesdays and Fridays. They have been doing early runs for years ever since Maureen’s now grown-up children were...