Category: Lincsquad

Sports Club of the Year 2011

The North Lincolnshire Leisure and Culture Awards take place every year to recognise and reward the outstanding achievements that volunteers have made. Lincsquad was awarded “Sports club of the year” after coming runners up in 2010. This is a real credit to all the people involved in making Lincsquad what it is today. I originally started …

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Kirmington Muddy Duathlon

16 hardy competitors and plenty of supporters turned out on a dry Sunday morning for the Kirmington MUDDY Duathlon. Although the weather was fine on the day, some heavy rain over the last few days had made the tracks and fields very muddy and slippery. A short race briefing to confirm route and directions and they …

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Barnetby off-road Duathlon

The Winner’s Story …. in his own words – Duncan Wright I wasn’t particularly confident going into the race, having not done a great deal of training at all recently. Though since that’s due to the weather I guess we’re all in the same situation. On top of that I wasn’t certain how my energy …

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Barnetby off-road Duathlon

A good turnout on a chilly morning for the off road Duathlon at Barnetby organised by Dan. The mileage is still currently being debated as “country miles” are very different to normal miles. However the course was roughly just under a 4 mile run, a 10 mile mountain bike followed by just under a 2 …

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New Year Swim in the Ancholme

2011 kicks off with a few members braving a swim in the cold

Today saw a few members from Lincsquad kick off the New Year in crazy style with a swim in the River Ancholme. The river still has a number of areas covered in ice from the recent cold snap, in fact cold snap is an understatment!! (Pictured from Left to Right) – Phil Binch, Steve Clark, …

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Humber Sprint Tri 2010

Lincsquad take team prize and title. Sunday 3rd of October saw another great turnout for Lincsquad in the Humber Sprint triathlon. Lincsquad actually won this event earlier in the year but couldn’t bask in their glory as it was incorrectly awarded to Barracudas. No such problems this time although Lincsquad had to draft in the on …

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Hatfield Tri 2010

25th July brought the 12th running of the Hatfield Triathlon with Lincsquad well represented with Lewis, Chris, Matt and Lauren doing their first open water Triathlon. Overall winner was Tim Ashelford from Leeds Bradford Tri in a time of 01:04:45. Lincsquad performed well to take 2nd (1st open senior), 7th with Steve Grocock, 9th Pete Connolly, …

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British Quadrathlon Championships

Brigg Bomber

British Quadrathlon Standard Distance Championships 2010 The Brigg Bomber is a quadrathlon, which from its inception has been designed as an international event. It was conceived with the World Middle distance championships in mind, and also as an addition to North Lincs’ Adventure Challenge for those who like a swim. The event is made up …

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Steve Grocock Becomes an IRONMAN in Austria

Steve Grocock - IronMan Austria

Well, for almost a year now I’ve been training for my first Ironman and the day of reckoning had finally arrived. The training (which I thank the Lincsquad members for) was done and although you always feel you need to do more I was glad for the couple of days respite before the race. Training …

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Clumber Park Duathlon

Last sunday saw the Lincsquad massive turn out, competitors and supporters, for the first big race of the season, the Clumber Park Classic & Sprint Duathlon. In 2011, the Classic distance race has been selected by British Triathlon to be the British Duathlon Championships for age group competitors, as well as a qualifier for the World & European …

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