In my pursuit to qualify for the world’s toughest bicycle race – the 3,000 mile Race Across America – I took on the 24hr virtual World Time Trial Championships on the 16th & 17th of January. Thanks to Covid, the event normally held on an 18 mile flat course in Borrego Springs, California, was being held virtually on the app FulGaz.
Guy took on the first virtual Revolve24, aiming to cycle over 600km in 24hrs in order to qualify for Race Across America. Did he do it? Find out in his new blog.
I’ve got some big goals for the coming years in ultra cycling, with a view to qualifying for and completing Ride Across America (RAAM) in 2022 – so getting my body comfortable spending long periods of time on the bike, getting miles in, is going to be a big feature of my training. However, thoseContinue reading “The Poor Student Audax”
First race of the year and my second run out at the Wokingham Half Marathon, which according to the commentator is ‘the best Half Marathons in the UK at this time of year’. Did it live up to such a claim? For me and a lot of other runners its a good early test ofContinue reading “Wokingham Half Marathon”
What a weekend – firstly on Friday supporting Wish Dad Tony on his attempt to cycle the 200 miles from Worcester to Eastbourne and then on Sunday running Ealing Half Marathon. For the last three weeks I have been focused on getting myself ready for these two events, trying to get my tendinitis under controlContinue reading “Ealing Half Marathon”
On the 12 March I ran the Silverstone Half Marathon, the second of my 12 Miles for Wishes challenges. Despite being in quite a lot of pain because of my back and left shoulder I managed to post a personal best time of 1:50:03 and placed 1763 in a 9000 strong field. This was quiteContinue reading “Silverstone Half Marathon”