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5km Loch Venachar

Today I had a great day off – starting off with an hour swimming coaching some Glasgow Triathletes very early in Bishopbriggs … then I did the food shop. Then a good breakfast before driving to Loch Venachar and getting … Continue reading

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Longest swim yet!

Well… I didn’t expect to do that! On Sunday I went with Nina and Judith (who are both experienced swimmers and members of the Glasgow Triathlon) up to Loch Lubnaig in the Trossachs, and I ended up swimming WAY further … Continue reading

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316,000m of swimming in a year!

A few days ago, I realised I have been back swimming for a full year. I started back in June 2021, and built up my swimming from about 2,000m each time I swam (2-3 times a week), up to 2,800m … Continue reading

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Loch Ard 4,000m Swim

I must get back into the way of writing my blogs… I’ve taken a bit of a back seat with it lately… so I thought I’d write one today. All about my swimming and my swim today – 4,000m in … Continue reading

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A magic, fun, active, sunny day

Wednesday was a good day, full to the brim of fun and activity and lots of stunning sights too. It started off with a nice tasty full breakfast provided at the Dalcraig B&B in Ballachulish, filling us up for most … Continue reading

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Swim in Loch Lomond 10 October

This might be one of my favourite spots to open water swim now… on the west side of Loch Lomond, about a half hour drive from my house. It’s nice and handy, with a short walk from the car to … Continue reading

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Loch Morlich 3,000m Swim Event

On Saturday I did my second open water swim event, up at Loch Morlich near Aviemore. The third and last in the Go Swim series this year, I entered this last minute after enjoying the event at Loch Lomond so … Continue reading

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Knockburn Watersports Loch swimming

I fancied an open water swim up in Aberdeen when I was up visiting my Dad and step Mum this time. And although they live by the sea, I prefer to swim in fresh water, so I had a look … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond Go Swim 3,000m event

As I summarised on my Facebook page; yesterday I did the Loch Lomond Go Swim event. It was great fun and I’m sure this will be a great sport for me to be involved in going forward. My first open … Continue reading

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Pinkston Swimming & my Training plans

Today I’ll split this post between my swim at Pinkston water sports in the north of the city, my training so far this week, and what I’ll do for the next few weeks. I had this pre booked for a … Continue reading

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