Category Archives: stats

Rainford 10mile TT 4th May

First TT of the season last night and instead of the usual Kilton course I tagged along with fellow North Cheshire Clarion rider and colleague Gary Wood to the Rainford 10 mile run by Wigan Wheelers and St Helens CRC. … Continue reading

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So what next…?

After a couple of weeks living off BBQ’s and alcohol it’s time to knuckle down and train for my next event which is the Liverpool Triathlon on the 26th June giving me 8 weeks to train. Liverpool is an Olympic … Continue reading

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Nutrition – Fuel for a marathon

During my training, especially since introducing the longer runs I’ve found out how essential it is to fuel your muscles with Carbohydrates and ensure you have the energy to go the distance. I’ve never looked into it this much before as … Continue reading

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North Cheshire Clarion – Club Standards 2011

North Cheshire Clarion launched the new standards for 2011 last week. Standards are based on your times in official events throughout the year, ours starting at Club then Bronze, Silver, Gold and then the super human platinum. To achieve a … Continue reading

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VLM Training Week 11

Another week of no running has turned out to be the correct decision as I now feel the injury is manageable and on the mend. It still can’t pick up my training where I left off and put in the … Continue reading

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VLM Training Week 10

I feared the worst on Monday morning when I woke up and could feel a sharp pain every time I put weight on my right foot, could this be game over? Straight on with the ice I started to investigate … Continue reading

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North Cheshire Clarion Biggest Loser

For the last 8 weeks my Cycling club have been running their very own Biggest Loser. As this coincided with the start of my London marathon training I joined in thinking I might have a shot at winning plus with … Continue reading

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