The Iron Rookie Blog

2021Aug

I ♥️ BLACKPOOL

Blackpool Illuminations 10k #5 August 2021 Areet? It was time to make the annual pilgrimage to Blackpool for the excellent illuminations 10k….. What I love about this race, is the stark contrast of it…. It’s held at 9pm on a saturday night, slap bang in the middle of Blackpool prom,

2021Jul

5 in a row @ IMUK : Race Day

Rookie Goes for 5 in a row @ IMUK – What happened on race day Areet? I managed to do it…. 5 in a row like…. It was another tough day at the office….. Here is how it went…. Pre race At least 2 stone overweight and 4 hours kip

5 in a row @ IMUK Wk 26/26

Rookie Goes for 5 in a row @ Ironman UK Week 26/26 Areet? Excited? You should be…. It’s gonna be ace….. Official swim practice has gone well today down at the flash and i’m all set….. It’s gonna be tight, but i’m in with a shout of making the red

2021Jun

5 in a row @ IMUK Wk 25/26

Rookie goes for 5 in a row @ Ironman UK week 25/26 Areet? Before we start, Just a quick shout out to the wonderful supporters who plan to line the race circuit next weekend, particularly on the bike course…. You make Ironman UK the magical experience that it is…… Please

5 in a row @ IMUK Wk 24/26

Rookie goes for 5 in a row @ Ironman UK Week 24/26 Areet? I swear to god i’m going back on the piss for 2 weeks….. 2nd attempt at 3 laps back to back after a 10 mile warm up and I got the absolute kicking I was expecting last