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Trans Pyrenees Race – how it went

So a few weeks have passed, the saddle sores are almost healed, the fingers and toes only tingle a bit, and normal life has, apparently, resumed.  So with a bit of time to sit back (not on a saddle) and think, here's my reflections on my first ever ultra/ adventure / whatever you want to … Continue reading Trans Pyrenees Race – how it went

Transpyrenees Race Learnings – How it went and what I could improve on

The question that I keep mulling over is 'would I do it again?'.  It took a day or so to be able to even think about doing it again. And I think there’s two possible answers (both of which are yes!).  Either do it slower, and take more time to appreciate it. I did lots … Continue reading Transpyrenees Race Learnings – How it went and what I could improve on

Transpyrenees – My story of the race via Instagram

I kept an Instagram diary through the race which gives an unedited flavour of how the race felt. Definitely not conducive to getting an early night, but the support I got from friends and connection to the outside world really spurred me on. And it helped me process and remember all the amazing experiences and … Continue reading Transpyrenees – My story of the race via Instagram

Trans Pyrenees Race – what I’m up to and how to follow

In just over a weeks I’ll be setting off on the biggest challenge I’ve ever undertaken, by far. I’m doing the Trans Pyrenees Race, a self-supported ultradistance cycle race from Lost Dot, the team behind the Transcontinental Race (TCR).  The Trans Pyrenees is based on the vision of the late Mike Hall, founder of the … Continue reading Trans Pyrenees Race – what I’m up to and how to follow