I don’t think any title for any of my posts has ever been as apt. The Windsor Triathlon over the weekend IS this title – the smell of wetsuits and falling into hedges. If you follow this blog you know this was something I was very apprehensive about – I wasn’t doing the full triathlon but the Sprint Relay with Sister and Friend but only having the cycling leg to take on didn’t make this any less daunting. I wasn’t a cyclist, didn’t own a bike, and my legs might as well have been made out of jelly. But we all signed up anyway and I got to training. Like with all things at first time moved really slowly then it came all at once.

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This is going to be a very short post. I’m in Windsor right now for the Windsor Traithlon.  


As the cyclist I have the bike (and it is racked – very important this) and the helmet will not be coming off my head. I am as ready as I will ever be for tomorrow and obviously very nervous. Terrified might be a better word. 

Wish me luck! 

So the Commonwealth Games have begun! Yesterday was the opening ceremony (completely bonkers loved it) and today the sport started and my heart was happy. It all began with the Triathlon (of course there were more sports going on besides the Triathlon but the Triathlon is so cool!) and ever since I did something crazy a few weeks’ ago I have fallen in love with this sport.


Do you all want to know what the crazy thing is? **drum roll** I signed up for a Triathlon Sprint Relay. I am going to be doing the cycling leg and I am so, so excited. I haven’t cycled properly since mountain biking in the Lakes (one of the best things I have ever done) and before then I hadn’t touched a bike in year let alone ridden one. But I can’t wait to start training properly. Can’t wait. And watching it on TV makes me think that one day I could do the whole thing myself. Not only that I could do it, but that I want to do it.