Author: EdStivala

Last Saturday, all tattooed and keen, I made my to Woburn for the ‘Woburner Middle Distance’ race. Full of big hopes, feeling very good about it, and actually on top of my game. Confident that I knew what I was …

6 of 6 Crashed and [Wo]Burned Read More »

On reflection typically `French’…

Thoughts and reflection from The Calfman Triathlon. Almost like a ‘race report thingy’ but not quite as good!!

As I sat at the ExCel eating a handful of dry muesli cereal post race (don’t ask… I surpsased myself today), I felt decidedly flat and uninspired. Surprisingly not because of the “Muesli Episode” but due to what I felt …

3 of 6 London Triathlon – Lesson Learned Read More »

Hardly seems a year since I nervously rocked up at London’s ExCel centre to participate in the London Triathlon 2018. That was for one of my very first races and everything filled me with concern. I was entered into the …

A bit of a plan for London Read More »

This is completely new territory, I have decided to do some adding up and try to figure out what might work as a bit of a plan for this Calfman race. In my exceptionally limited experience so far the basic …

Calfman – like the clappers? Read More »

Let me start by saying that I know this is wrong attitude!! What is it you learn in sales 1-0-1, never start with a negative… Guess that was another day I just wasn’t listening!! So having broken into this little …

Not the attitude really 😉 Read More »

The Centurion Triathlon is a non-standard distance event offering either 100 km or 100 mile races. Originally I entered the 100m as a ‘test’ event before Alpe D’Huez, but as that is now scrapped I decided to be a wimp …

2 of 6 Centurion Triathlon – battling on. Read More »

Format Swim Bike Run Super Sprint 400m 10k 2.5k Sprint 750m 20k 5k Olympic 1.5k 40k 10k Half 1.9k 90k 21.1k Full 3.8k 180k 42.2k 00

My opening race of the season, first of six this season, and one that I had hoped to participate in last year, but due to injury had to drop out. Pleasingly this year, despite the wrist problem, I felt on …

1 of 6 Blenheim Tri – reflecting Read More »