Liverpool 5150, 2011

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Keep the ball rolling! – One week on from the season debut at the Scottish Sprints it was up a distance notch for the UK round of Ironman’s new olympic distance 5150 Series in Liverpool at the weekend.  The race was higher profile and a little bit busier than last weekend shall we say, so I was looking forward […]

Fraser Cartmell is doing Ironman UK

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

In 2008 Fraser started but did not finish Ironman UK. Tomorrow he will try again. Watch Fraser at

Need motivation?

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Perhaps like myself you are in need of some motivational snippets. Perhaps the World Athletic Championships in Berlin are not providing quite enough? Whatever, have a look at this clip of legendary bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman in training. Perhaps – as with me – it will bring a wry smile to your face and just, maybe just, […]

Running fast.

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Running – it’s been on my mind a lot lately, since I mostly can’t do it very much right now. It’s getting there, but in the meantime, I came across this cracking piece of footage again, as it’s been a while since I last watched it. Watch in awe, as they are truly motoring!

Ironman 70.3 California 2009 photo gallery

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

There is a really good slide show of the race on the Triathlete home page. I am in there a few times, plus there is a short video recap too. The pictures are at and the video is here:

Are you feeling lazy? – Mark Beaumont didn’t.

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

I was in the cinema the other evening and saw a short little Orange advert about him (you can’t go to the cinema anywhere in the world without seeing something ‘Orange’). It charts the journey of Mark Beaumont – from Scotland no less – as he circumnavigated the globe on his bicylce faster than anyone […]