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September 2015

South Manchester Triathlon…

I did it! The South Manchester triathlon was my second this year. I woke at 7am, ate porridge with apple and raisins and packed all my gear in the car, along with two kids and Mr Shespoke! Here's my list: Officially,... Continue Reading →

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This week’s antics…

This week's been mixed. Weight training on Monday left me aching. Tuesday and Wednesday ended up exercise free. I'd picked up a tummy bug which left me feeling zapped. On Thursday, I did my final 'brick': a 13km bike ride but... Continue Reading →

End of the week…

The end of the week saw a post work trip to the swimming pool on Thursday. It was so refreshing: 16 lengths quick, then made it up to 40 lengths. Felt good. And not feeling too done in from netball,... Continue Reading →

Netball…

A few weeks ago a friend said she was a couple of people down at her netball club that night and wondered if I fancied coming along. Short of excuses, I went. I cycled there, and the warm up on... Continue Reading →

The Running Bear…

I went shopping on Monday to an amazing little place in Alderley Edge called Running Bear. They are a specialised running shop (as the name would suggest). For ages I've needed a new pair of trainers - I bought the... Continue Reading →

Sunday brick…

I was supposed to do my first brick of my training plan yesterday, but the day disappeared with Saturday madness (swimming lessons, kids party and curry with friends!) So I did it today instead. On the plan was 10 miles... Continue Reading →

TFI Friday…

Friday is here. Yippee; the weekend is within touching distance. Today was about weight training. I trained with Mr Shespoke out in the garden. This is the equipment we used/ improvised with... But I've just realised we forgot to put... Continue Reading →

Move it…

Last night I went out for a spin on the bike. It was a case of getting the legs moving rather than an evening doing the best bike ride in the world. I went up and down the pedestrian lane... Continue Reading →

Splish splash…

Tuesday was the last day of the summer holidays for my little girl. It has been bliss. No rushing out the door in the mornings, no nagging mummy saying 'get dressed, get your shoes on, brush your teeth...' I have completely... Continue Reading →

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