I flew out to New Zealand on Saturday 27th January and didn’t actually arrive at Dougals house until the Tuesday. Originally I was going to train with Dougal in Omaru but we changed this and I ended up joining him in Wanaka which was great. The scenery in Wanaka is breathtaking and the town itself is really nice, loads of nice cafes and a chilled out vibe. In Preparation for Ironman New Zealand I raced challenge Wanaka on the 17th…

Challenge Roth

Since Ironman New Zealand in early March my focus had been on this race and going under the 8 hour barrier. It’s something which I had wanted to do for a long time, partly because no Brit had achieved it yet and also partly because it fascinated me. I just wanted to say that i had achieved a 7 hour something Ironman. I flew out on the Wednesday before the race and stayed with a really nice family the Fielder’s,…