Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dorney 10km Photos

Photo of the start. I am on the far right of the picture at the top, beside Mark wearing the white cap(naughty!) I aspire to his skill of ‘creeping forwards’ to get that extra metre! Advertisements

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Dorney 10km

I donned my wetsuit for this race, a 10km swim in the future Olympic rowing venue. 3 laps, sounds easy enough. Start line I am at the front, getting ready to kick off as the horn goes. My aim is … Continue reading

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3x3000m at Marlow

Phew! 16 degrees and I did the following times for my 3x3km: 47.30,47.56, 50.20(bit cold and tired by the last 1500m!) Very happy with my stamina and speed. Was in absolute bits afterwards and was quite ill when I got … Continue reading

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2 hours at Marlow

A lovely way to spend a Monday evening. Although I poodled around at the lake last week, this was my first proper swim. Did about 7km in 2 hours. Shoulder niggled a bit so I didn’t do the optimistic 2.5hrs … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt-Being cold

The cold. The water was not the problem, in actual fact the warmest point was when I was swimming!I got cold because (a) I didnt have enough warm stuff (b)I was tired mentally and physically (c) it was the middle … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt-Food

Sweet sweet sweet ergh!I had too many treats and not enough tasteless food for my moments of feeling sick. Sure the sausage rolls,pink wafers, cheddars and croissants were great but when I was feeling rough I could not force these … Continue reading

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