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Diary of a Novice Triathlete – Day Thirty Three

A very welcome side effect of the Olympics has been a growing distrust, bordering on dislike of what used to the beautiful game. When you see sportsmen and women without the posturing, the vanity and the cheating, it just feels so much closer to the reason humans pursue athletic endeavour in the first place.

I’m hoping the Olympics have ended my love affair with football, in all honesty. I doubt it, football will always be the mistress I’d increasingly like to hide away.

Perhaps, with each stroke, my swim might distance me further from football, from my childhood, from the utter mediocrity that pervades the British football industry. I can only hope.

A Catch Up with everyone…..

Hello everyone, I hope everyone has been racing hard and enjoying all the events both in the UK and around Europe. I have been keeping busy with training, coaching and as many of you would have seen preparing for and attending the London Triathlon at the Excel Centre. It was our first time attending a […]

Its that time of year again …. Open water swimming time!

Hello everyone, I hope everyone is well? I just wanted to let everyone about the Open water swimming that will be starting in the first week of May at both of our venues. Our newest venue is in South West London and although you won’t see it on the RG Active website yet, keep your […]