So the day finally arrived, Saturday 25/03/17, & we embarked on making some world class Quadrathletes with 12 intrepid Lincsquad Youth & Squadlets who had booked their places. We began on dry land with the introduction of how to sit correctly in the kayak, not as simple as you may think. But everyone had a …
Not a family to do things by halves, we thought let’s have a two birthday celebrations and three first timer triathlons jammed into one weekend. Would like to say it’s as we are enthusiastic and can take on anything but afraid it’s more stupidity!
On 12th July 2016 I completed the Staffordshire Ironman 70.3 in 6hrs 34mins. Why am I delighted by this? Well go back nearly 3 years. An overweight (18.8st) 45 year old Sales Manager with high blood pressure and above normal Cholesterol decided that sitting on his rear all day was not good for him, what …
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!
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.
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, …
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 …