Tag Archives: Triathlon

Don’t mess with Texas, round 6

Texas 5, Frankie 1, and an exciting day for women’s racing I’m not sure what it is about racing in Texas. After two terrible days out racing the Ironman in the Woodlands, two simply “meh” races at the 70.3 in … Continue reading

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The great weight debate…

I’ve had an unprecedented level of response to my last post, mostly asking about weight loss and how I did it while training for long-distance triathlon racing. Below follows an attempt to set the weight loss in the context of … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 Dublin race report, August 2016

I entered this race because all my friends seemed to be doing it…. which seems like a bad reason at first glance, but over the years I have learnt that racing needs to be fun as well as hard! I’d also … Continue reading

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Challenge Fredericia race report, August 2016

Having not really dared to plan anything based on what my body might still be able to do After The Ironman, I was slightly bewildered to find myself still in one piece at the end of June, back training normally a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Where next?

So – having finished Challenge Denmark iron distance in June – I can finally say I am officially back to doing what I love! Of course, the next aim is to do it faster… After Denmark I had a whole FOUR … Continue reading

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The Egg Unboxed

Lots of training; Easter weekend, FrEd-style; and the most ridiculously awesome Easter egg ever Part 1: the obligatory but hopefully at least mildly amusing training-related bit It’s now almost three months since I was released back into the wild from the care … Continue reading

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A weekend of mixed emotions, 23 June 2013

At last I’ve had my first “successful” triathlon experience of the year, where I was racing from the gun to the finish line, rather than being knocked off my bike or trying to work out what the strange rattling noise … Continue reading

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Galway Ironman 70.3 triathlon

Galway 70.3, 2nd Sept 2012: My first triathlon, and the most positive sporting experience I had in 2012 by a factor of lots I entered this race to give me something to pull myself out of the pit of sadness … Continue reading

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