Category Archives: Race day

Ironman race day advice

So you’ve done all the training and now you find yourself on the start line for the race of your life. You’ve had your pre race meal, checked your bike, found your way to the water, put your cap on and made sure your goggles aren’t leaking. Once the gun goes off, there is little else you can do other than trust in your training and get on with it. But how you deal with the demons in your head during the race can have a huge impact on your result at the end. Continue reading

Top race day tips

Race day is nerve-wracking enough, so no need to add pressure by not being fully prepared. I mean, you really should know that the zip on your wetsuit is supposed to be on the back (Worlds Age Group Finals, Hyde Park 2013, witnessed by me, in my swim wave!) But there are less obvious things that you may not have considered so here are a few tips to help smooth your day out. Continue reading