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Race Report: IMNZ Taupo 2017

Hi everyone! It’s been a while. I’m going to start by saying this; Ironman Taupo is a bucket list race. If the full distance race sounds daunting, there’s always the less macho option of doing the 70.3. It’s a beautiful town, awesome landscape, good food, hip cafes, friendly people with the much-lauded Kiwi hospitality and […]

2014 ADIDAS Supernova Glide 6 Boost Long-term Review

  First, pardon me with the picture for not using the original laces because as ‘hard-core’ triathletes, that’s always the first thing to go whenever we lay our hands on new kicks for the occasional brick session. And now, about the shoe… Before I got these pair of Boosts, I was on the Adizero Tempo 5 […]

Race Report : Safra Army Half Marathon 2013 – Ian

Most people wouldn’t have guessed but this was actually my first Half Marathon race, most guys would’ve been involved in it while serving their National Service but I was the lucky few to have been posted to the Navy.  The Army Half Marathon is in it’s 22nd year now and a whopping 46000 participants lined […]

Race report : ironman zurich 2013 – run to the finish

* Race report menu for Ironman Zurich 2013* Quick afterthoughts Race Preparations Swim Bike Run —————————- While flying out of transition, I was so relieved to get the bike leg over and done with. The run was my stronger discipline, and having completed a marathon before, I’ve at least a slight idea on what to […]

Best run ever!

Running has brought me to many beautiful places. This one takes the cake. A 11km run from Zermatt to Zmutt and back; crossing bridges over rivers, following cable cars, running thru beautiful houses with mountains as a backdrop. Simply breathtaking.

getting my mojo back… the long brick session

I try not to think how much time I have left, it just makes me more nervous about the race. Well, it’s about less than 7 weeks to go in case you’re wondering. The session So I did a long ride + run session last Sunday, which took me 5hrs for a 146km ride and […]

zone 2 training with a heart rate monitor

When I first bought my Garmin forerunner 210, I had almost no idea why I needed a heart rate monitor. “Finding Ultra” by Rich Roll mentioned about training with a heart rate monitor (HRM) and I was intrigued by the science behind it. A lot of people have no idea how to effectively train with […]