Category: Events

Shona Cannings Great North Run – The Journey

2nd August 2014 and I turned 49 I knew this was going to be a challenging year ahead. Youngest son Torin off to Uni so family life was changing forever. I also always had in my mind that I needed to do something special to celebrate reaching my half century – this was all the …

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Alex Walls LONDON MARATHON 2015 – CLUB ENTRANT REVIEW

So going back to the Summer of 2010 I remember saying on completion of the Cork Marathon that I would never do another marathon again (Unless it was London) and by 2012 I found myself applying each year to get into London as I really wanted to find out what all the hype was about!

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Swampdodger – The Squelchel

After a very successful (meaning cold, windy, muddy and pittling down with rain!) Swampdodger in January Sallie and Mark, with Vicky and Shona as timekeepers decided that they’d tempt fate again and organise another off road duathlon at Atkinsons Warren. Heres SwampMistress Sallie’s race report.

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Ed Lidgett’s New York Marathon

When looking at booking to attend the Marathon in New York there were so many different things to think about, so I chose to use 209 Events Limited Set up by Mike Gratton who won the London Marathon in 1983 in a time of 2.09.43. This saved any stress of organising hotel, race entry, flights, …

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Lincsquad Youth & Adult Awards 2013 – The Layas

After the mega success of the 2012 combined Crimbo party and awards night we decided to make this years awards a stand alone event. If you need a recap of the night (or not in the case of some of our karaoke heroes!) there are more pics on the Lincsquad Facebook page.

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Lincsquadder Oliver Saxon reviews his 2013

As I begin training ahead of 2014, I ought to really review my 2013 season. My first full season’s training in the offthatcouchfitness stable was tough but enjoyable.

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Times tumble in tail end time trial

  The 2013 Lincsquad time trial series fittingly came to a close with sunny weather and calm conditions bringing out a near capacity entry of 55 riders and lots of PB’s.  As we entered the end of the season both the Male and Female series titles still weren’t decided as the leaders (and defending champions) Steve …

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World Duathlon Championships 2013

  ITU Standard Distance World Duathlon Championships Ottawa 10th August 2013 …. written by Emma Wright-Phillips   As most of you know, back in May I was lucky enough to get a ticket to the Duathlon World Championships in Ottawa, here is the tale……

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Hats off to Rosie at Hatfield tri!

Having spent 90 minutes meticulously packing and then checking the contents of my car it was time face the fact that there really was no going back. After a night of broken sleep I jumped in the car and made my way to Hatfield Water Park to set up for the race. I was allocated …

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Neil Barkers Double Steelman 20th July 2013

If you were at the Steelman last year, you must remember the glorious mud, a lot of which we took with us when we left. It was strange to see the camp site clean, dry and grassy.   I pitched up to next to Les Thompson and Malc Pearce of Grimsby Tri who asked me …

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