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On Sunday 15th May I will compete in my first ever half Ironman triathlon at Nottingham. This involves a 1.2 mile swim, followed by a 56 mile bike and a half marathon run afterwards. This will be a big increase in race volume for me. Going from a 2 hour Olympic distance race to a 4 hour half Ironman race will be challenging. Overall, I’ve had to increase the training volume slightly compared to what I have been doing previously. Training has really been going well averaging around 12 hours per week with the last 6 weeks around 14 hours per week....

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Matt Lear (2XU store ambassador)

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ON Running, Race, Running Shoes -

March 7 th 2020, the last time I raced in an event of a significant size. A lot has happened since that date and a lot of races haven’t happened. Fast forward sixteen months to July 4 th 2021 and my first race since COVID changed all our lives. The Fradley 10k, and my first opportunity to race in the On
Cloudboom.

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