Tag Archives | Triathlon

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 […]

Second attempt at triathlon!

Capernwray Triathlon Swim location

Karen Barlow Capernwray Mid-week Triathlon August 2017 02/08/2017 Triathlon This was my 2nd attempt at a triathlon, the first one being 10 days beforehand and I think I am getting the bug! Entered this because it was pretty local to home and someone had told me good things about Capernwray and the water there. A […]

The Gauntlet – A COUPLES TALE

Finishers !

Deborah Terras Castle Series The Gauntlet Cheshire 25/06/2017 Triathlon Another Team Terras idea this time with no Gin involved. This time it was due to my guilty conscious: I couldn’t let Tony to do his first mid distance alone so after I booked his ‘christmas’ pressie from the kids i also booked my pressie from […]

A grand day out in Edinburgh


Nigel Neil IM 70.3 Edinburgh 02/07/2017 Triathlon After a few disappointing outings over the past couple of years, I am chuffed as punch to say that – by my standards – IM70.3 Edinburgh went amazingly well, thank you. But it was oh so close to being a complete wash out ! The stats: I finished […]