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: July 2011 (Close)

Cowman 1/2 IM
orangecannonby orangecannon Jul 5th 2011
A recent knee injury meant little running over the weeks before - when I was allowed to run, their definition of a short run did not match mine ;-) Anyway, I like this half IM business - all done by lunchtime, burger on the way home, then still...
buildup.......creak, creak
orangecannonby orangecannon Jul 5th 2011
June....... and time to up the distances a bit and concentrate on race pace. then my left knee starts aching a bit then it starts swelling up...... so running volume drops off and its off to the physio. I was very impressed when he said the s...
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