Archive | April, 2017

Openwater Season Opens on Monday May 1st

Orange Is The New Black. Monday night open water swimmers ready to get started on the #ironman distance swim at Water's Edge, Carnforth.

Time to dust your wetsuits off and leave the warmth of the swimming pool – it’s Open Water Swim Season! We will be starting the swims on alternate Mondays starting on Monday 1 May at 7.00 pm. at Waters Edge/South Lakeland Leisure Village: The water has been tested and the results are satisfactory. Cost will […]

Results from Kendal and elsewhere


With so many COLTs racing at the Kendal sprint triathlon yesterday we were hoping for some good results. Sadly, none of the reprobates on the left seem able to add their results to the club database so we don’t know how they did, or even if they finished at all! Perhaps they should take a […]

At Least 16 COLTs Racing At Kendal


In an impressive turnout, we have got at least 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 COLTs racing at the Kendal Sprint Triathlon this weekend! Make sure you are wearing your club colours. Event website Click the link to see which COLTs are competing.  Who is racing for COLT? Not to be outdone, Charlie Satterly and Tom Oldham are […]

Cycle Maintenance Event

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CYCLE MAINTENANCE EVENING – WED 3rd MAY 6:30 – 8:30pm COLTS, We are organising a Bike Maintenance evening with the fabulous Steve Smithson ‘The Cycle Mechanic‘ at Caton Community School (location), Steve will be on hand to take you through the basics and answer any questions you may have. Please can you let us know […]

Mallorca Training Week

Fun in the sun

Sarah Patterson Mallorca Training Week 26/03/2017 Other Mallorca Training Week COLTs in attendance: Sarah Patterson, Mandy Ley, Nicola Benson, Dawn McCracken (and Mr Patterson as chief bike mechanic and housekeeper – he did a great job of keeping the fridge stocked with beer!) Where: Puerto Pollensa When: Sunday 27 March – Saturday 1 April Weather […]

Return of the Living Dead


Tom Oldham Skipton Triathlon 09/04/2017 Triathlon My Winter training has gone absolutely perfectly: perfect if aim is another season of injury, underachievement, and a general sense of disappointment. The passage of time has made my Lanzarote crash invalid as an excuse, so I have had to train very hard honing my fifth discipline ( plausible […]

My first Ultra – Kielder 50K


Sadie Mckeand Kielder Trail Ultra 08/04/2017 Ultramarathon I decided, once I got back from the Malta Marathon, that I needed a new challenge. Although I haven’t done much off road running I really enjoy it so I signed up to my first Ultra, a 50K trail starting from Kielder. After Malta I only had a […]

April Fool am I?


Danny Rogerson Ronde van Vlaanderen 01/04/2017 Sportive Think Belgium, think bier, waffles, frites, chocolate, Ridley bikes & the cobbled spring classics. OK. Sold. I’m in. So, 07:00 Friday 31st March and I’m rolling down the ramp into LeShuttle. 90 minutes later arrive De-Panne for breakfast with my two Belgian aunts – another reason for the […]