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Chase the Sun 330km 2021

On the 19th June 700 riders took part in Chase the Sun, leaving Minster on the Isle of Sheppey at 04:39 (approx) Sunrise to cycle 330km across the country to Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset with the aim of finishing before sunset at 21:33.  This isn’t a race but a journey.  I first...

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Chase the Sun 2021

Trying to keep ourselves motivated to train in the winter months isn’t easy in normal times but with events being cancelled for the next few months, motivation to keep training is even tougher.  Like many of us I’m used to a diary booked up with races or adventures, things to...

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2020 – A year like no other

2020 certainly wasn’t the year anyone was expecting!   It began with us looking forward to the year ahead with races, challenges, and adventures we had planned, then COVID-19 came along turning the world upside down and back to front; it was as though we had been transported to a parallel...

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The menopause – my story

  Talking about the menopause is still a slightly taboo subject, but luckily there are many women out there who are now talking openingly about the struggles they have had or are going through.  Louise Machin highlighted the subject on the BBC which I found incredibly interesting and learnt a lot...

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Pacific Coast Highway here I come!

Over the past 20 years I have been privileged to have had many adventures around the world. Nowadays it’s on two wheels rather than two feet but the adventures still continue. My next one starts in a few days time when I will be cycling the length of the Pacific...

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The journey to my 1st Sprint Triathlon

  On the 2nd June I woke up at the usual time, went downstairs, let the dog out, fed her and made HWMBO and me a coffee then headed back upstairs. Usually I’m pretty relaxed but this particular morning my heart rate was high and the feeling of anxiety was through the...

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