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7 September 2017 0 Comments

Sprint Triathlons Are Tough!

Last night was the final midweek sprint triathlon of the year at Capernwray Dive Centre. This 4 race series is developing into quite a popular fixture in the northwest tri calendar. Judging by the different tops on display most tri clubs in the region were represented. COLT, of course, had the most entries with 16 […]

3 August 2017 0 Comments

Cool Times

Looking back at my race history last night’s Capernwray Mid Week Sprint Triathlon was significant for two reasons. Firstly (and shockingly) it was my first sprint distance triathlon for 9 years! Secondly, it was my 49th triathlon, leaving me wondering where I might line up for my 5oth. Why so long since my last sprint […]

19 September 2011 1 Comment

2011 – character building

For the 3rd season in a row my race season was dominated by an Ironman race. Where the season differed was in the build up; I raced more triathlons, including a half ironman, and did fewer cycle sportives. I also moved house again, this time up to the village of Caton, near Lancaster. This enabled […]

13 June 2011 0 Comments

The stats

I was pleasantly surprised by the recently released results for Le Terrier cycle sportive which I did 2 weekends ago. Despite horrible weather, a bike set up for triathlons, not sportives and a front wheel puncture which lost me the best part of 30 minutes, I finished 16th out of 97 starters. To show how […]

12 June 2011 1 Comment

The Difference is Clear

I just don’t get the big city triathlon thing. You swim around a murky dock or muddy river; ride a road circuit that is a succession of right hand turns, roundabouts and road furniture, requiring loads of out of the saddle acceleration efforts, and then pound the same pavements for the run. Add a bit […]