Training

Age is just a number….

Long Course Weekend prides itself on being an inclusive event available to everyone, where age is never a barrier.  We talked to one of our inspirational athletes, Linda Spillman, who at 70 years of age, will help celebrate our 10th Anniversary by competing at this year’s event.   In your registration, you said you watched […]

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How well do you know your body??

Richard Collins tells us the journey he is overcoming ahead of Long Course Weekend 2019. Post race, 70.3 Turkey in Oct 2018, I was showering when I noticed a lump in my chest. Thinking it was unusual, I got an appointment with my GP who refered me for an ultrasound. At the time neither physician […]

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Inspirational Story – Makala Doughty

Slaying the Demons An inspirational athlete who has been through a dramatic transformation, coming out stronger than ever due to determination and fitness training is Makala Doughty, a self employed cleaner from Milford Haven… After a snowballing series of unfortunate events, Makala faced a roller-coaster of extreme high and lows from 2003, sometimes struggling to […]

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15 Motivational Quotes

We have 15 inspiration quotes to keep you going during your training and racing for 2019: 1. Medals are not just earned on race day.  They are earned on early mornings, humid afternoons and holidays when you’d rather sleep in! Earn Yours! – Distant Runners 2. The only easy day was yesterday! – U.S Navy […]

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Face Your Fears for Open Water Swimming

We have teamed up with Zone3 to help you face your fears of Open Water Swimming. For many new triathletes one of the most scary things is the swim.  It’s the discipline many people are worst at; the thought of open water can be downright petrifying. For Full tips on How to face your fears […]

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Vivo Barefoot – The Shoes

Here we have our Wales Marathon sponsors explaining the Shoes and how they can benefit you. For more information on the types of shoes, why not visit their shop at Vivobarefoot.com

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How to put your Wetsuit on…

Find out how to correctly put on a wetsuit with these tips from Zone3 and avoid cosmetic damage from nails and jewellery. If you haven’t tried on or swum in a triathlon wetsuit before there are a few things you need to consider – from fit, to actually getting the thing on! The Zone3 product […]

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How To Stay Young

Exercise that was once considered the most effective way to look younger, gets leaner and fitter is now linked to accelerated aging, inflammation and chronic age-related diseases. Plus, what you can do instead to slow the aging process down to a crawl. So you can burn off age-related weight and look and feel years younger! […]

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