The Iron Rookie Blog



4 Years on the bounce at Blackpool Illuminations 10k Areet? So in line with ‘post Ironman tradition’ I returned to the excellent Blackpool illuminations 10k for the fourth year in succession last night. This event is symbolic to me for many different reasons. The main one being that it’s held


3 in a row @ IMUK : 2019 Race Report

Rookie Goes for 3 in a Row at Ironman UK : 2019 Race Report Areet? 90 seconds….. 90 foookin seconds lol….. Don’t worry, all will become clear shortly…. Looking over some of the comments online, it is quite clear that Bolton now has a reputation as being one of the


Rookie Goes for 3 in a row at IMUK ….It’s Race Eve!!!…. Here we foookin go!!!! Dont know about you, but I was like a big kid at chrismas packing all me stuff last nite….. Sooo excited!!! I’m fully briefed, my bike is racked, me bags have been hung on

IMUK #3 Final attempt at the ‘new’ bike loop

Rookie goes for 3 in a row at IMUK & attempt #18 of the ‘new’ IMUK Bike circuit Areet??? Got to be honest, I had a tear in my eye as I made my way over to the bee-hive for one final blast around the IMUK bike circuit before the


“I did it when it was easy but we all thought it was hard” …Wigan

Rookie goes for 3 in a row at IMUK ‘New’ Bike loop attempt #16&17 (2 laps back to back) Areet? i noticed something really good today…. It’s about the cut offs…. Now this is pure specualation on my part and you cant hold me to it…. Ok???? No ‘tears’ if