Last weekend our very own Iron Hippy aka COLT Vice Captain, Chris Wild, qualified for the 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championships at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa next year. His qualifying time 0f 5:04:06 was achieved at Ironman 70.3 Otepää in Estonia. It was his 2nd visit to this race and his time was […]
2nd August, 2017 Capernwray Mid Week Sprint Triathlon At least 18 COLTs turned out for the second of the year’s Capernwray Mid Week Sprint Series with varying degrees of success! Andrew Horn was 2nd overall and Paul Smith 7th (won his age group), Jenny Evans was 4th woman and 3rd in her age group. Jenn […]
Following successful water testing, open water swim training will resume tonight (31st July, 7pm) at South Lakes Leisure.
Due to the possibility of water contamination from an overenthusiastic muck spreading farmer, open water swims at Water’s Edge have been cancelled for tonight (17th July) and next week (24th July) We have sent the water for testing so we hope to resume the swims on Monday 31 July but we will confirm this as soon as […]
John Sutton Ironman UK 16/07/2017 The alarm beeped intrusively at 3:28 in our hotel room at the Premier Inn at Malthouse Farm. Billy Winn and I had shared accommodation for Ironman UK last year, and it seemed to work OK – no disturbance for family and dogs who could slumber on ready for their exertions […]
24 COLTs were lining up on the startline for the 9th Ironman UK in Bolton. Slightly down on last years bumper crop, but a great turnout nevertheless. As anyone who has ever raced Bolton in COLT kit can attest, it’s a very special event for the club. Our supporters turn out in force on Babylon […]
John Sutton Epicman 11/06/2017 Triathlon My season is rapidly descending into a state of farce. It started well enough with an enjoyable Lancaster Duathlon followed by a favourite sportive of mine – the Jodrell Bank. The subsequent two sportives I entered (Bigland or Bust and Manchester-Chester-Manchester) were both cancelled due to lack of numbers. No […]
Just a reminder Open Water Swimming is on every Monday in June and July. We revert back to fortnightly in August and September Next week Monday 19 June we will holding an Ironman distance timed swim – start time will be 6.30 pm for those doing the longer swim and 7.00 pm as usual for […]
The Middle Distance race at Bala is a perennial COLT favourite and this year was no different with a number of club members lining up. Thomas Jones led the COLT pack in a rapid 04:52:53 and 29th overall. But honours go to Louise Kelly and Kerry Oldfield who finished in 4:59:20 and 5:04:58 respectively making […]
Fancy a new sprint #triathlon this summer. How about the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon in July? https://t.co/gY4AEWBDhw pic.twitter.com/JBtKwRGNCg — Jenson Button Tri (@JBTrustTri) May 15, 2017 Brett Fletcher has clearly got his race face on and is concentrating too hard to notice who is walking along with him.