Category: Triathlon

Kit review: Triathlon Box 0

Kit review: Triathlon Box

Too many times I have found myself struggling towards the transition area of a triathlon event, ladened with an unwieldy box, various plastic bags and trying to wheel and balance my bike at the same...

New Foxlake Triathlon 0

New Foxlake Triathlon

This Saturday sees the launch of a new “shorter” style of triathlon at Foxlake in East Lothian. Organised by Durty Events, a series of triathlons on one day offer the chance to try a...

Janette’s inspiring triathlon story (and some top tips) 0

Janette’s inspiring triathlon story (and some top tips)

This is an inspiring story about triathlete Janette Cardy, who competed for GB in Biathle in 2003 and 2004 but suffered a stroke in 201. The operation to remove her thyroid left her unable to...

Guest blog: Benefits of yoga for runners and triathletes 0

Guest blog: Benefits of yoga for runners and triathletes

Glasgow yoga teacher Mark Russell teaches classes for runners and triathletes. I have been a pupil most of this year and I now swear by his yoga for keeping my sporting niggles and injuries...

World Champs triathlon tips from a pro 0

World Champs triathlon tips from a pro

My friend and part-time pro triathlete Eleanor Haresign took silver second in the World AG Triathlon Champs in London. She is 10 years younger than me so she raced in the 35 to 39...

The highs (and a few lows) of the World AG Triathlon Champs 3

The highs (and a few lows) of the World AG Triathlon Champs

Most of you will know that I qualified for the World AG Triathlon Champs.  On Friday I took part in this incredible event in Hyde Park, London. I lined up with hundreds of other...

Wild loch swimming. Four months ago I would have been crying… 0

Wild loch swimming. Four months ago I would have been crying…

I am not a big fan of open water swimming. Many of my friends love it but I just can’t seem to get the bug for it. But still I swim open water every...

The World Champs in the Sunday Mail 0

The World Champs in the Sunday Mail

I wrote this article in July, just after qualifying for the World Age Group Triathlon Champs. A few people said they didn’t get to read it in the Sunday Mail at the time. I...

Tri-ing on my Team GB trisuit! 0

Tri-ing on my Team GB trisuit!

Qualifying for the World Age Group Triathlon champs now feels a little more real. I have paid the entry fee (a whopping £205!) and ordered my Team GB kit. The kit isn’t cheap either...

Guide to Buying a Triathlon Wetsuit 0

Guide to Buying a Triathlon Wetsuit

A triathlon is demanding enough without hampering yourself with the wrong wetsuit. A triathlon is a multi-discipline sport with a swim, cycle and run element. The swim can be in a pool or open water....