Tales from a Mid-40’s Tri-Obsessive

Yellowpee is the place where I blog about my triathlon training and random, loosely associated thoughts. You are very welcome to have a browse through the posts, and if you find anything of interest or use, please feel free to leave comments…

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PB and Demoralisation in One Go
The 2014 season started in earnest, kind of suddenly! One minute it was all ice and snow and basement cycling, next it was time for lung-busting, running scared stuff. First up was the new race in Liverpool, It’s a Shore Thing half marathon on May 3. I knew that I wasn’t going to set the […]

Recent Posts

  • June 1, 2014
    Navy Tridents Sprint Tri
    First triathlon of the year for many in NS, is the Tridents Tri Club race at the Shearwater base in Dartmouth. It’s a pool swim based on self-seeded time estimate for 750m, with 12 racers in the pool swimming 2 per lane. The bike course goes up onto a runway, three laps around cones at […]
  • March 16, 2014
    Moose Run 25k 2014
    Another early start to drive the 2 hours and a bit to Eastern Passage for the annual pilgramage to the Moose Run 25km. This is not a race, times and placings are recorded but there are no prizes for winners. Many folks aiming for Boston, or another spring marathon, use it as a tune-up run, […]
  • February 27, 2014
    2014 Race Plans
    Trying to work out the best time to run a BQ marathon is proving the biggest hurdle. I’m not going to be fit enough for an early Spring marathon, and anything later interferes, long runs, high mileage and post-race recovery, on plans to race half-ironman. However, I’ve just about reached a conclusion. After early season […]
  • November 21, 2013
    … and so we begin again
    I do believe that I am finally recovering from the double achilles injuries that have plagued me since July 2013. If you have been following along, you’ll remember that in the run up to Iron Dartmouth, I got some tendonitis in both ankles. It morphed a little, but ended up that both achilles tendons were […]
  • October 6, 2013
    Riverport Duathlon
    This is our club race, and as one of the last multisport races of the season it’s always a popular one. The Bridgewater Triathlon Club have to cap entries, and this year the limit was reached a few hours after opening up. I was filled with uncertainty about competing, as I had been battling various […]