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My First Triathlon (sort of)

After a few half-mentions over the past couple of years, three of us finally got our heads together and arranged to enter a triathlon relay.  We headed to Dorney Lake for the Lidl Bananaman Triathlon for the first outing of Team Soggy, Coggy and Joggy!

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I know things have been a bit quiet on my blogging front recently.  I’ve had a bit of a low key few months on the running and blogging front following the completion of my year-long challenge for Maggie’s Centres.  With my final pledges filing in it looks like I’m going to have raised £2,000 which will be doubled by my employer which is an awesome achievement.  I’m chuffed to bits – thank you to everyone who have donated, supported and kept me going, including the guys and girls at Maggie’s who really do appreciate the fundraising.

So although I’m taking a break from the fundraising I’ve still out on the roads.  My next challenge is a personal one – to tackle the Oxford half marathon in October.  It’ll be the first half marathon I’ve taken on since the 2006 Great North Run and it’ll be the first one I’ve taken on as a “serious” runner.  The aim is to finish in under 2 hours – how much I beat 120 minutes will depend on how the next thirteen and a half weeks go! Continue reading Jellylegs