Announcements, nervousness and new beginnings

December 3, 2012

 “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

Over the past 12 months I have had time to …

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A new beginning

December 3, 2012

Over the past 12 months I have had time to reflect and think, about my past and, of course, also of my future. Being a professional ironman athlete has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I have …

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Kona meet and greets

October 5, 2012

To all those lucky enough to be experiencing paradise on the Big Island, below are some of the opportunities I will get to meet you, pose for photographs and sign whatever tickles your fancy.  All you need to bring is …

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Stripping Down

September 11, 2012

I first wrote this blog for 220 Magazine, but thought i would share it with those not fortunate enough to be able to get their hands on copies of this wonderful publication 🙂

So yes…..i wanted to say a few …

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Raising the Bar: ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’

July 30, 2012

I was at a work conference in 2002, a few weeks before I ran the London Marathon. The conference conversation was so stimulating that I started chatting to a colleague about running. He looked me up and down, and said …

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July 10, 2012

As the Olympics draws ever closer many professional triathletes have realised their often lifelong dream of getting to the Games; managing to secure a place on their national team and participate in what will be the biggest sporting spectacle the …

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Signings and Smilings in UK, Ireland & North America

July 5, 2012

I am taking to the road again over the next few months. The dates of Q&As and book signings (precise timings to follow) are as follows:

16 July: 6pm at Runners Need, Canary Wharf, London

19 July: 6-8pm,  Mack Cycle …

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Chrissie nominated for 100 Best Female Athletes

May 31, 2012

Chrissie has been nominated as one of Sports Channel for Women’s “100 Best Female Athletes” for 2012.

Go to for more info.…

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Lost passport: Muppet strikes again

May 25, 2012

I arrived at Chicago airport this morning, ready to board the flight to Toronto, only to realise that i had misplaced my passport. I have retraced every step and the elusive travel document has still not been found. Unfortunately this …

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Your chance to join the World Champion – Chrissie Wellington

March 30, 2012

Chrissie Wellington might not be competing this year but that hasn’t stopped her taking on a challenge and she wants you to join her.

Starting on April 15th, Chrissie will join Mike & Rebecca Tomlinson as they set …

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