O.rangeCannon's pirate journey!!!!!!!
O.rangeCannon's pirate journey!!!!!!!

So I'm now a pirate, (ie normal people who are inspired by the runners world forumites doing IMs)..... This involves drinking beer, buying lots of yellow kit, oh, and a race or 2 a year to give it an objective.

I bumped into the pirates via the runners world magazine / forum, and they gave me the confidence to dare enter an IM.


2010 IMDE - flat, Outlaw - flat
2011 IM Regensburg 2011 - flat, IMWales - hilly, oh so windy
2012 Lanza - hilly and windy
2013 - IM Lanza - the return :-)

Recovering from knee issues, (too many rugby injuries) so now the plan is to swim OK, be an Uber Biker, and just let the run take care of itself. Oh Well

Archive: May 2011 (Close)

Swashbuckler 2011
orangecannonby orangecannon May 23rd 2011
Hmmm - a 3:30 alarm call preceeded by 3 hours of our tent bending horrizantal in the wind - I got 2 hrs sleep - not fun. So got up, lenses in, brush teeth, start eating breakfast croissants. Then it tarted spitting rain, a little. This was not in...
Base 3 - Lets up it!!!
orangecannonby orangecannon May 23rd 2011
After a rocky April, it was all systems go for May. Good weather also helped. I linked up with my local tri club as well so long weekend rides became an early start for 90 mins, meet the tri club ride, then on my own for another 2 hrs to finish....
Base 2 - Here comes the coach, bang goes my life!!!!
orangecannonby orangecannon May 3rd 2011
First month of training with a coach!!! Started by sorting out my basic, repeatable week, followed by a big increase in my weekend bike volumes!!! All was trucking along merrily then April turned into the the worst month of my life..... I spe...
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