Posts Tagged ‘Swimathon’

Last-Minute 5K Swim Prep & Pre – 5K Swimathon Butterflies!

1 hour for 100 lengths

It’s the night before the biggest swim of my life, and I’ve got butterflies! They started to flutter from the 1-week-to-go point, but now on the eve of the big 5K Swimathon they’re rife! So I’ve decided to sit here and bosh out this post, in an […]

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5K Swim Training Update: 152 Lengths and Counting…


This week has been a busy one all round, and so training’s been a little bit limited. However, I’m not going to feel too bad about only putting  in 100 lengths on Monday and the quick 30 minute session after work on Tuesday, because last weekend I […]

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Hitting a swimming milestone

5K swimming training milestone

Today was an awesome day at the pool! I hit a new milestone in my training for the 5K Swimathon, by swimming a total of 100 lengths in one go! Not only is this the furthest I’ve ever swum – 2.5 kilometres / 1.55 miles – but […]

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My 2012 Challenge

A moment of ‘madness’ and the challenge of a colleague made me do it! It’s taken me a few days to blog about it properly on here, since I needed to figure out whether I’d actually be up to swimming such a distance in the first place, […]

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20 lengths and counting…

20 laps and counting

Having taken up my New Years challenge of swimming the Swimathon 5K, I thought it’d be a good idea to find out how many lengths I can actually swim within a certain time. [Since there is only a three out time slot open to complete the distance.] […]

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