Sunday 10th June was our Wedding Anniversary, and you know what anniversaries are like, you have to compromise and do what your other half wants to do. Well Gordon wanted to do the Dragon ride. Not together, obviously. Nothing so romantic, just both doing the same ride. Fortunately it was another glorious day, wall to
Sunday June 3rd was the 4th Tour of Cambridge Sportive. I wasn’t going to do this one as I’ve already done it twice but, as a World Championship Road Race qualifier it’s an opportunity for another cycling holiday, and they’re fun! I talked Veronica Shadbolt, ex Tri Forcer, good friend and (racing) arch enemy into
Billed as ‘the world’s toughest ironman’ this was my first full distance so i am not qualified comment on any other races but this was not an easy one! For those thinking about racing here i have had a day to reflect on my ironman journey. It started in 2013 with an entry
My training for the Outlaw started in earnest 16 weeks before race day when the ‘beginner’ ironman training plan that I had downloaded for free from Active Training World kicked in. With a session pretty much every day it followed the Base-Build-Peak-Recover cycle and I managed to stick to it with only minor alterations due
A great first Duathlon of the year, well done to Sean for a stunning performance. Tom made a great start leading Sean in on the run but Sean showed us what he has been teaching us with Helen and that’s the importance of a good quick transition, leading Tom out of transition and onto the
I was persuaded and inspired by Trace Allen to join TF. I had been a mediocre runner/cyclist for a long time and always fancied having a go at triathlon, but was a pathetic swimmer, ie could swim 30 lengths of terrible breast stroke without getting my hair wet (no swim cap!) and not a drop of
Paul Adams finished in a superb 44th place overall with a time of 9:39:56 which qualifies him for the Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii in September 2013. Time: Name Country Swim Bike Run Finish Div. Rank Overall Rank Adams, Paul GBR 00:58:55 05:22:11 03:01:03 09:29:56 10 44
Pete Eggleston continued his success at “The Dambuster” Olympic distance triathlon with a Bronze which qualifies him for the World Championships in London later this year, a superb result! Pete’s race report: Race report for Dambuster below, which was the English National Champs (and a World and European qualifier), so a pretty decent field again.
Pete Eggleston has continued his rich vein of form with a superb 2nd place result in the 45-49 age group at the 2013 Alanya ETU Triathlon European Championships Pos First Name Last Name Country Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run 1 Olaf Geserick GER 01:57:40 00:21:28 00:00:35 00:58:44 00:00:37 00:36:54 2 Peter Eggleston GBR 02:00:39
Trace Allen recorded a superb result by winning the Grendon Sprint triathlon in the 65-69 age group, the win qualifies him to represent Great Britain for the European Championships 65-69 age group. The European Championships are held in Alanya, Turkey on 15th June 2013. Stay tuned for more news.