The Iron Rookie Blog

2020Jul

IMUK 2020

Rookie goes for 4 in a row @ IMUK ‘DIY style’ : What happened on ‘Race day‘ OMFG….. By the skin of my teeth, once again…. Before we get cracking with the race report, I’d like to explore for a moment ‘why’ I did this, if I may….. That is

IMUK 2020

Rookie Goes for 4 in a row @ IMUK ‘DIY Style’ Week 27 of 28 Areet? So the safety boats are all booked and paid for…… Thunderstruck is ready on the 45….(We are actually going to play this before we ‘get in’) I’ve printed off the words to the national

2020Jun

IMUK 2020

Rookie goes for 4 in a row @IMUK ‘DIY Style’ Week 26 of 28 Areet? Every year I say to myself ‘that’s it never again’ but i’m fairly certain I mean it this time….. Why? On Wednesday, I booked another day off work (?) and swam 2.4 mile in pennington

IMUK 2020

Rookie goes for 4 in a row @ Ironman UK ‘DIY Style’ Week 25 of 28 Areet? I’ve learnt a lot about myself this time round you know…. Biggest thing i’ve learnt?…. I’ve really enjoyed trying to ‘race’ the bike….. (run people…..run for the hills)….. Trouble is…. For me, all

IMUK 2020

Rookie goes for 4 in a row @ IMUK ‘DIY Style’ Week 24 of 28 Areet? Kin’ell…… After the relative hedonistic thrill of trying to race ten mile TT’s and having a good crack at a single lap of the 47 mile IMUK bike circuit, it was back down to