Scottish Duathlon Champs 2016


March 31st, 2016 by



2016 is a new year, and this weekend saw me start this new season wearing new racing colours. – I am now a part of the Pewag Racing Team, which is Austrian sponsored and based, but is composed of an international group of 9 professional athletes. I look forward to wearing the kit and promoting the brand in international competition over the coming months.

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The Stirling Duathlon has many times been a season opener for me, and as long as I am at home and in the country, I will do my best to race. I might not entirely enjoy the idea of running and biking (and running some more) in the mud, wind, rain, hail and cold… But I’ll get on with it😉  Read on …

Ironman World Championships; Kona, Hawaii 2015


October 23rd, 2015 by



38th place (391st overall) – 10:07:08

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The infamous ‘Hawi Express’ pulls out of the station

There had been a long time between drinks. It was 5 years since my last (and only) race on the Big Island – the biggest race of them all in non drafting triathlon; Ironman Kona. This goal of qualifying for Kona once again had essentially started two years beforehand when I was on the island supporting Ali on her very first attempt at the distance, but started for me in serious earnest just over one year ago at IM Wales. However, with some reasonable reflection since returning home I can now grasp why it was this very (drawn out!) process that resulted in my finish time being over an hour slower than ever before in an M-dot.

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Ironman UK, Bolton 2015


July 22nd, 2015 by



2nd place – 8:51:06

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L-R: Myself, David McNamee and Joe Skipper

With a quick glance you would be forgiven for reading this blog and believing I only write a race report when I’ve completed the Ironman distance and also managed to finish 2nd… however I have simply been rather tardy on the writing side of things these past 10 months. Back on track now!
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