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Kona – 1 Day to Race Day

It really is funny that when you embark on such a journey as doing an Ironman it alwasy seems a long way away – but then all of a sudden it arrives! I can not belive that I will be taking part in Hawaii IM in less than 12 hours....

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Kona – 2 Days to Race Day

Oh my god the race is really getting close now – but just to keep the nerves in order and a check on reality it was the day of the Underpants Run!! Not really sure how this came into being but it has become quite massive now! I would like...

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Kona – 3 days to Race Day

This day (Wednesday) really just seemed to disappear!! Not really sure how that happened but not to much to report really. We did are usual early morning swim on the course with Dorte and the boys – this involved stopping for Coffee at a boat that is moored about 300...

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Kona – 4 days to Race day

Think it really is time to start the count down to race day!! 5 days to go and the place is really getting packed. There is an intensity that is kind of scary but at the same time exciting. I have a bit of easy training today but some other...

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Kona – Day 17

Quite day really – time to recover from the late night yesterday, must have been all of 9pm when we got to bed!! Sad but true. Oscar fell asleep during the main course of the dinner and Oliver just before the desert – he did wake up momentarily before desert...

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Kona – Day 16

Sorry I have been very quite the last few days but things have just got a bit manic since the Family Hobson arrived! Anyway I do have a bit ore time of the next 24 hours so plan to catch up! Day 16 started with everyone including Oliver and Oscar...

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Kona – Day 15

Oliver, Oscar, and Dorte arrive – very tired but very excited. Very busy day all round today so will do a big report...

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Kona – Day 14

Great day today as a lot of friends have now turned up and I bumped into them all down at the swim this morning – guess this really is one of the things that makes this race so special – it is a chance to catch up, to see people...

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Kona – Day 13

Another day down, which does mean 1 day closer to race day! Good runĀ  this morning with Julie. If I could run that we in the race I may think of turning Pro again! Actually if I could just run as fast as we were on the recovery sections during...

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Kona – Day 12

This is the back windscreen of the German team car – we just find is quite amusingĀ  – can not really put my finger on why! “well I can but I would hate to be sued” Anyway enough of that – another days training done and one day closer to...

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