Episode 82

How do you deal with a DNF? With Laura Siddall

We bring in multiple Ironman winner Laura Siddall to chat with Helen this week, all about the mental ups and downs of Ironman training and racing. Helen competed at Lakesman 2021, a long distance triathlon in England's picturesque Lake District. We find out about the many many wobbles along the way, how Helen prepared mentally for race day and how it all panned out.

You'll hear:

About why Helen decided to do Lakesman and when she changed from the half to the full distance event.

What Helen's training was like

What its like to race again after so long out

The mental ups and downs of training

How Helen feels about her first DNF

Sid's tips for race day

Find out more about this week's guests

Laura Siddall Instagram

Laura recommends the Run Free Podcast Ep 8 - A pre-race pep talk.

Tina Muir's blog about preparing for Race Day nerves

The Tri 247 MOVE Charity Raffle

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Helen Murray brings you awesome interviews from triathlon and beyond

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Helen Murray

Helen has been working in triathlon for a decade as an athlete, coach and broadcaster.

Helen hosts the Inside Tri Show podcast bringing you awesome interviews from triathlon and beyond