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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 […]

Well that escalated….

Swim photo

Andy Archer Capernwray Mid Week Sprint 02/08/2017 Triathlon A report from a newbie…. After a few years of supporting Karen (Archer) in triathlon and coming up with various reasons not to enter one such as: “I’d rather just go mountain biking”, “I’m not really competitive”, “The world isn’t ready to see my hairy legs/shoulders in […]