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Author Archives: Tim

A new Bike route, a new plan and some new motivation!!

March 4, 2012 at 21:56

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Outlaw Bike Route 2012Outlaw Bike Route 2012

So two significant things have occurred in the last few days…which has also lead to a third!! The new bike route for the Outlaw has been released at last. This uses the first loop from last year’s course, then back to East Bridgeford as if on the last loop, but instead out for two new [...]

Work-life balance…but where’s the room for Triathlon?

February 6, 2012 at 22:33

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The swim into the sunrise

The hardest thing for most age group Ironman athletes is getting time to train, while still dedicating yourself to spouse, kids, work, family, social life etc. It’s easy to sacrifice one or more of those for good training time, but it’s a fact that as Ironman times get faster, the divorce rate goes up, and [...]

Week 1 done!!

January 9, 2012 at 00:30

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sillhouette

This has been a slow and steady first week, but a great start to a long journey to July 1st. Due to the stars not aligning and other non-triathlon related circumstances, I didn’t manage to fit a swim in this week and that will probably be next week too. But I did manage 3.5hrs bike [...]

So, here it starts!!

January 2, 2012 at 21:39

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Outlaw MedalsOutlaw Medals

My Outlaw Training programme started today with a 90 min bike ride.  There’s now less than 6 months till race day – one way or another in 6 months time it’ll all be over. I’ve purposely not done much training at all for the last 6-8 weeks to ensure I hit today fresh and ready [...]