Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas summed it up nicely after stage 19 of this year's Tour, "sometimes you're the hammer and sometimes you're the nail. Today I was a shitty little IKEA nail." Today was one of those days for me. On the warm up I felt empty, nothing there. But you push on & … Continue reading Running on empty – Perth 10k race report
That's the race kit sorted out for tomorrow's Perth 10k. It's an 11am start, so plenty of time to get up, have breakfast & coffee, then get my head in the zone. Bring it on!
My target race for the second half of the season is the Aviemore half marathon, but along the way i've entered a couple of 10k's, the first of which is my 'home' race, the Perth 10k, this weekend. Training is great, I love the process and feeling the improvement as my body adapts to the … Continue reading It’s race week!
I joined the Deeside Thistle Cycling Club back at the end of 2006 and started racing in 2007. It was nothing special that first season. It was more about finding my feet and learning the ropes in the new world of bike racing. I remember going to the Christmas lunch & prizegiving at the end … Continue reading Pleased with that!