Archive | October, 2017

Brutal: Synonyms

Radical Road

Simon Vaukins Ultra Tour of Edinburgh 22/10/2017 Ultramarathon Savage, Cruel, Bloodthirsty, Vicious, Ferocious, Barbaric, Mist, mud, headwinds and steep descents. Barbarous, Wicked, Murderous, Cold-blooded, Harsh; 55k with over 3000 feet of ascent. Through streets, alleyways, onto hills, up crags, past monuments, museums and seats of Royalty, says the website. Ruthless, Callous, Heartless, Merciless, Pitiless, Remorseless, […]

Inspired to Tri

Pre-race nerves - and the sea is nowhere in sight...

Nick Hewitt Weymouth Ironman 70.3 17/09/2017 Triathlon Until 2017 my only experience of triathlon was Helvellyn in 2009, which I enjoyed immensely even though I finished well down. As I was a totally useless swimmer, an ok cyclist but a reasonable fell runner, I had the satisfaction of passing many people on the run. Last […]

COLTs Making History

Then Club Captain, Richard Mason in Kona, 2011

Next year will mark 10 years of COLT triathlon. Over those years COLTs have been represented at the highest levels of the sport and these achievements have now been published on the COLT website. There are three separate pages: COLTs in Kona honours all COLTs who have represented the club on the Big Island. Age […]

Heysham Thursday Swims Moved to 3-1-5


Due to maintenance and refurbishment at Heysham Pool owing to the transfer of ownership of the facility, COLT’s Thursday night swim sessions have been moved to 3-1-5 Health Club on Wednesday nights from 8:30 to 9:30pm. The sessions will not be coached by Ronnie but will be staffed by a combination of Chris Wild, Jenny […]

New Bike Box Booking System


COLT have 5 bike boxes available for members to borrow free of charge. These can now be booked online via the website by clicking on the Equipment Booking tab on the menu. There are some simple terms and conditions to comply with, in particular, the responsibility of the member to return the box on the […]

COLT on Social Media


In case you weren’t aware, COLT have a number of social media accounts. We have now linked the website to some of these accounts so that whenever a news item gets posted on the website it will be shared automatically via social media, hopefully driving traffic to the website and enhancing communication between club and […]