Sprint Triathlons Are Tough!

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...
Cool Times

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...

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...

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...