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Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon

Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon

Everyone loves the underdog… https://youtu.be/n3wPQqj55RY On Sunday I donned my best BBQing outfit. I cooked over 250 bacon rolls for a group of hungry runners and spectators.   Why?   In my village we host the Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon for Springfield Striders....

What’s it like to do your first triathlon – Ironman 70.3

What’s it like to do your first triathlon – Ironman 70.3

My First Triathlon It was an Ironman 70.3 in Vichy, France,  I can remember my first triathlon it in every detail. Like I remember the birth of my children. That might sound cliche, but something different was born in me that day. The fear of the 1900m open water swim...

A lesson from an Orca Whale…

A lesson from an Orca Whale…

Lessons from an Orca Whale? After coming back from the US there were a few occasions I’d eaten so much I felt like Whale, but that’s not it. One of the big parks in Florida is Sea World. Is it a fantastic place. It’s like an an Aquarium on steroids. Educational and...