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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 […]

Capernwray Capers


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 […]