Ironman 70.3 Dublin 2016


September 9th, 2016 by



4th place – 4:08:20

Last year I came to Dublin hoping to collect the last vital ‘points’ required to qualify for the Ironman World Championships on Hawaii. I was having a cracker of a race midway through the bike ride – leading and on my own. I even started to allow myself to get excited. Then I punctured. Such is life! So this year I was merely aiming for a good, safe race that improved on the previous visit to the city.

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Some great crowds for the finish in Phoenix Park, Dublin

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2016 Ironman UK, Bolton


July 23rd, 2016 by



9th place (7th MPro) – 9:24:31

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This is my ‘glad to be finished’ face after a long day of racing.

This was my 5th time racing in Bolton since 2010 and given it was my first full distance event since Ironman Hawaii last October I was looking forward to being back and certainly ready to get back on the horse, so to speak. Sometimes however, it just doesn’t quite pan out on the day as you had hoped it might.  Read on …

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 …