The usual end of season triathlon lacked bacon sandwiches this year. The weather was horrible. Heavy rain and wind the night before. Rain and wind all morning then gusts of wind lunch time. So we didn’t have our usual gazebo
Emma, YOU ARE AN IRONMAN (again)!!!!!!!!! She did it! And just how chuffed does she look after the race? Well chuffed! We are all so very proud of her. She learnt from her mistakes last year (an amazingly fast swim…
A week after Robin raced at Wombourne, he was back racing on his own again, this time at Ellesmere. This was his first open water race, with a lack of open water practise. In his words the “swim was dreadful”.
Last year Robin did Shrewsbury triathlon, which clashes with Wombourne, so he has finally lost his Wombourne virginity. Great times Robin. Well done. BASC Tri Member Official Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run Cat po Overall position Robin 01:19:34 00:11:12
Christ, that river was cold! They claimed it was 17 degrees, but Alison (who was officiating) took a reading at the edge of the water and it was only 14 degrees! So it was sooooo much colder in the middle.
Alison went over to France with one aim… to win a place at the New Zealand championship, and she did it! She claims she had a rubbish swim and bike, but the swim was a jump start from a jetty
A week after we were down in the Cotswolds for the middle distance triathlon, Sam decided to pop down to do a standard distance. It was a weird day of random weather, with gusts of wind and rain showers, but
Emma and Alison have been banging on about how nice an event this is for years. So after years of bullying, Kyle and I finally decided to enter and take our middle distance virginity. Alison supported and helped marshal… dragging
Sam returns again, risking the dreaded sickness from the water. This year he wasn’t ill afterwards, but he did lose his chip during the race. So he was lucky to get some results. He knocked off 10 minutes from his
Alison did Challenge Roth full distance triathlon and smashed it! A swim PB in an extremely warm, fast canal (don’t think of a Birmingham canal, this was the complete opposite!). No sighting needed as she could just look at the