I am immensely grateful at having the chance to live the Ironman lifestyle. I hear a lot of talk about the work and training. I see it as a privilege to live this way. https://www.strava.com/athletes/robwhittaker https://videopress.com/v/XAqZdDsv?preloadContent=metadata Random selection of this seasons fun Thanks to Simon Long for letting me use 2 of his amazing images... … Continue reading Moving in Pictures
I have been running in Kinavara since 2013. I have owned multiple pairs & versions. I thought I would share my impressions! Oldest to current .... top left clockwise.(I think I might need to fling out some old shoes) This shoe doesn’t seem as mainstream as many, however I am observing a few people wearing … Continue reading Long Term Gear Review – Saucony Kinavara
We all need to look after our mental health... and we need to able to talk about mental health challenges, the same way we can easily talk about catching cold or spraining an ankle. Sometimes things get complicated!... Still a mountain to climb at the 2000m aid station on the Ötztaller. I see the inability … Continue reading Mental Health and Tri
I intentionally didn’t call this post "balancing Tri & life". Mainly because I do not think it’s possible to balance your life perfectly.... and it suggests that there are not trade offs. For me, blending bringing up my kids, working full time, being a loving partner, brother, son and friend with IM training is a … Continue reading Top 10 Tips – Merging Tri and Life as an age grouper
I am entering my third winter training for tri. While it is still sunny outside, short daylight hours mean that I am setting up my pain cave for the winter torture sessions. For me, running outdoors in the winter is one of my greatest pleasures, so my set up is focused on bike and strength. … Continue reading My Pain Cave set-up
Ever start to wonder if it’s all taking over, but it’s impossible to let go.... I came to Ironman at 45.... after a knee injury forced me to move away from only running, which after six years had a firm grip on my life. After moving over I have witnessed and been engulfed by a … Continue reading IM becoming the centre of your life….
First Ironman.... 11:56
238km, 5500m climbing, 10hrs 45mins.
End of season race... last minute trip down to Beautiful Slovenia. 5hrs 10mins DCIM100GOPROGOPR4319.JPG