Ordinary people can achieve
extraordinary things.

Hi, I’m Lorna. I’m a Marketing Manager at a very cool company. I squeeze training in around my awesome job and 3 fabulous kids. I’m not gifted, I lack time and I don’t do things by the book.

If I can do Ironman, you can too.

Full Circle – London Marathon 2023

Ever felt like you’ve come full circle. Like there’s a pattern to life and no such thing as coincidence. You’re on the cusp of understanding why things are the way they are. How things have changed but they’re still the same. Back where you began but the players have shifted slightly armed with wisdom. You…

Ironman World Championship 2022, Kona, Hawaii

Its 4:30am and I’m walking on deep soft carpet laid on the pier at Kona Hawaii. Its the Ironman World Championship 2022, back after 3 years in its birthplace, and I, an ordinary athlete, am racing. The air is warm and humid, there’s a low buzz from the crowd. I periodically gulp for breath, blink…

Kona Qualified – The Ultimate Ironman Dream

Today I received the ultimate dream come true. The holy grail of triathlon. A chance to compete in the Ironman World Championships in its birthplace, Kona Hawaii. Yesterday I came 7th in age group at Ironman UK, Bolton. It is this placing combined with a large dose of luck, that has become my ticket to…

Never Give Up – Ironman World Champs

Yesterday I competed in the Ironman World Championships, St George Utah, which, bar grief, is hands down the most difficult thing I have ever done in my entire life! A 2.4 mile swim, followed by a 112 mile bike ride then a full 26.2 mile marathon. Challenging alone, but this was at 90oC heat, riding…


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