I started training in March 2013. Freezing cold winter weather refused to fade off till late spring.
St Ives Park in Bingley is pretty stunning in the freezing March light.
Myrtle Park, Bingley in the same wintry blue hue.
By May, the light had changed completely…
This shot is kind of weird. It’s like some kind of oddly-posed family photo! Rode past this scene whilst cycling over the Yorkshire Moors during a bit of hill-training.
By early July, Myrtle Park was beaming in the sunshine.
This running route through Myrtle Park has some great scenery.
Here’s a scary rubber vision encountered whilst training with RG Active at Ham Lake.
The Olympic distance triathlon took place on Sunday 28th July at the ExCeL Centre in East London.
Emerging from the Royal Victoria Dock.
1500m in 56:04
Yes, that’s a really bad time, now get a move on!
My lonely bike in the transition zone.
40km in 1:18:15
Made up a bit of time during the cycle phase.
10km in 57:12
The final stretch to victory!
Got a finishing time of 3:25:57
That placed me 4280 out of 4684 olympic distance entrants: rubbish!
Well I’ve entered for 2014, so let’s see how that works out…