I have a counter on my mobile phone. It says it is 90 days until IRONMAN Hawaii today. It is a long time, almost three months. Much can happens during … Continue Reading 90 days until Kona – to be used well
The highlight of each spring is for sure a training camp. As my new year’s extempore training week in Fuerteventura was a flop, I was quite sure that 16 training … Continue Reading Mallis spring training camp
One might think that travelling to a warm (and windy) place is a dream for a triathlete living in a cold and dark country in winter. Well, it always sounds … Continue Reading When things go wrong and then right
Marraskuu. Marraskuu… Se olisi ihan tarpeeksi hyvä syy kirjoittaa suomeksi tai vaikkapa savoksi, mutta eipäs nyt retkahdeta. Ruodussa kun on melkein aina hyvä pysyä. November. The darkest month of the … Continue Reading Winter training ongoing
I arrived yesterday noon in Alcudia. From then on, it is getting to know the cycling and running routes and familiarising myself to clear water swimming without wetsuit. I am not … Continue Reading In Alcudia
I have 10 days until my first Ironman race, Ironman Mallorca. I am getting very excited now! :D :) :D :o The day before Challenge Tønsberg I had the feeling … Continue Reading Getting excited!
As people say, times flies when you have fun. Apparently ironman training is so fun that time towards my ironman debut is going very fast, slightly too fast. I remember … Continue Reading 6 weeks to go
In a full distance triathlon, cycling split is 18o kilometers. That scares me. That scares me almost more than the marathon, which should be run after the cycling split. I … Continue Reading Getting ready for those 180 kilometers