With three years to go and the countdown under way, triathlete Tim Don gets geed up about competing in front of a massive home crowd in Hyde Park's Serpentine, London.
Triathlete Tim Don explains why only training in a pool won't quite cut it come race day. "Try get in a lake, it is different. In a swimming pool try swimming a length with your eyes closed and you'll be bashing off the lane rope, because that's what happens in triathlon..."
A full two days have passed since completing this years Olympic distance course of the Mazda London Triathlon based at the massive Excel in London's Docklands. Having dropped the bike off at transition the day before the big event, I eventually arrived at the venue on the Sunday and quickly tracked
Oh my goodness, has it really been almost two months since I posted? Poor show. Can't have been very interesting for those of you looking in and not seeing anything particularly new. Rather than talk about what I haven't done I'll tell you about what I have done. Despite my promises
I’ve been here before not once, not twice but at least three times. Each time I sign up to another triathlon or duathlon, I start off with the best intentions, meaning to establish a habitual training regime that is more consistent than intensive. Of course there’s always plenty of time
I remember only too well the horrendous thoughts running through my head as I was only 40 metres into the swim leg of last year’s London Triathlon. I was ready to give up and head for dry land, but that wasn’t something I was prepared to do. Once the melee
Saturday morning, up at 8:00 am and ready for an off-road adventure in Epping Forest. From what the local dog walking fraternity say, the forest is muddy and wet wet wet, and judging by the amount of rain that fell the night before it certainly ain't going to be a
I finally made it to the pool at long last. Don't get too excited though, the visit to the local pool didn't quite pan out as expected... Despite my best efforts to get a good hour's worth of laps at the local swimming pool, it wasn't necessarily to be. The main
Hmmmm. Well the swim didn't exactly go to plan, mainly because I didn't do it. Events kind of overtook the need to swim, however, by the end of the day I started to feel the need to excercise, so a run was in order. By the time I actually got round