Swim training blog in the lead up to the Big Minch Swim 2019
pre work 5k swim at Coll beach this morning. Quite a nice sky to be watching as I was swimming. Duckman was saying 9 degrees average. 5k @ 1hr40mins
10k wetsuit swim at Coll beach this morning. Thanks to Craig for coming along for the first lap. Duckman was saying 8.4 degrees on average. Conditions got worse as the laps went on. 10.5k @ 3hrs40mins.
First 10k of the year. The Braighe was flat calm. Plenty of seals up near Joe's house. Duckman was saying 8 degrees average. Thanks to John Dyer for stopping by and taking pic's and video. 10k @ 3hrs26mins
Saturday Morning Swim at Coll Beach this morning. Duckman was saying 7.4 degrees on average. 3 laps. 7.5k @ 2hrs43mins.
Bit of a lively sea this morning at Coll beach. Thanks to Ally for the company. Only had time for 1 lap, then to river and back before work. Duckman was saying 6 degrees average. 4.5k @ 1hr33mins
Had time for a couple of laps of the beach this morning before work. Sand was frozen and the sea was cold in places, mostly near the rivers. Grand start to the day. Duckman was saying 6.4 degrees. 5km @ 1hr40mins
Nice swim at Tolsta Head (Giordail) beach this morning with Ally, Susan, Louise and Nikki. So much good swimming to be had here. Today we kept it to round the sea stacks and back to the pier. Duckman was saying 7.2 degrees average.
Bit of a current going on this morning at Coll Beach but was still good to slog it out on the way up as was easier on the way back. Duckman was saying 7.6 degrees average. 2.5k @ 54 mins
Bit of an overcast morning today but it was still good to get out for a lap of Coll Beach. Looking forward to the clocks changing so can get out earlier. Duckman was saying 6.7 degrees average. 2.6km @ 50 minutes.
A few photo's from this morning's swim at Coll Beach. Sea was pretty calm for a change. Duckman was saying 6.9 degrees average. 2.6km @ 50 mins