The day starts with an early wake up call, 4.15am! Not cool. I need to eat around 2.30-3 hours before the race starts, and I am due in the water for 7.30am so I have to eat around 4.30-5am, very early for most on a Sunday, but I have come to expect these things now in the world of multi-sport. Breakfast is done and time to get myself ready and load the car. Run through a quick check list; bike, helmet, wet suit, tri suit, cycle shoes, trainers, race belt, gels and drinks.