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So far this season has been different for me from last where I qualified for Team GB for the first time.  I have done 2 race qualifiers and run badly in both of them. I did look for excuses to start with; race 1 an 8 hour drive to get there […]

Dealing with Disappointment



I recently had an athlete complete his first Ironman.  He is 18 and was the youngest competitor at IM Zurich.  You can read his story hear http://www.edinburgh3.com/andrews-ironman-switzerland/ and it is worth doing so in relation to this post. Lots of people have great ambitions in what they would like to […]

Why have a Coach



….Well probably not what most people what describe as unfit but I have definitely dropped off. I did the Scottish Sprint Championship at the weekend and had one of my worst feeling runs of the year.  Since getting my qualifying place I have switched off.  This is more of a […]

AAH I’VE GOT UNFIT…



I’m delighted to be able to say I have automatically qualified after coming 3rd in my age group at Strathclyde this weekend.  It came on the back of a challenging 2 weeks though.  This single post had intended to be 2 posts (one for each race) but due to results […]

4% FOUND



Well after getting my first DNF I now have 2 though this time from  my own stupidity! After doing a bike crit race I moved my Stages crank from my road bike to my TT bike.  Whilst doing it I also changed the wheels and redid the gear restrictions on […]

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