After her success at the Tarawera Ultra Marathon, Penny Comins has been back to her swim-bike-run roots recently, supporting a friend at the 31st Ironman New Zealand.
The early season goal has been the 85km Tarawera Ultra Marathon (www.taraweraultra.co.nz) in New Zealand, as she seeks to gain the qualification requirements to take part in the legendary Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc®
After a hectic year which included Ironman South Africa, Norseman and Kona, Penny Comins looked set to keep up with the endurance challenges when she set herself a challenge of the Manaslu Mountain Trail Race- as part of a qualification route for the infamous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc. Could she keep it going? No!
Following a busy year which has included Norseman and Ironman Hawaii in her last blog. Penny Comins revealed that her next challenge was a 216 kilometre ultra with over 14 kilometres of climbing involved at over 3,500 meters of altitude.