Category: Training

Josh Blackley experiences the Windermere Great North Swim “washing machine”!

So after not swimming for at least 15 years, I decided I would like to give it a go. Somehow I found Lincsquad. (yep the guy who wrote his own sick notes to get out of PE at school joining a tri club??) madness, but anyway, I found everyone very welcoming and friendly.  I headed …

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Youth Academy recent racing roundup reports…..ready?

We’ve had a lot of youth racing recently so I (Coach Cannings) thought it would be nice to offer a bit of a roundup of a few bits and pieces from the Lincsquad Youth perspective.

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‘Squadlets get a head start towards Quadrathlon

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 …

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Mrs Dobbers First Triathlon!!

  Mrs Dobber’s Blenheim Palace Journey………. So after 2 years of being a WAG I thought it was about time to see what this racing malarkey was all about.  So which triathlon do you pick? I wanted one that was far away (so no one would come and see me make a plonker of myself) …

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The Beast Dodger Laughton Duathlon

Spiky dark hair, a mean temperament, short stumpy legs and a hunched back…. nooooo not Rob Wood. Despite the similarities it also describes the beast of Laughton thats been spotted recently! The 21 duathletes needed to be fast on their feet and quick on their bikes if they were to avoid becoming its next victim. …

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Winter Club Runs on Sunday Mornings

It’s that time of year again when the racing has come to an end and the training once again begins for next year. So it’s time once again to bring back the Sunday Club run from the Ancholme Leisure Centre. The rides will vary depending upon who turns up and the weather, as always nobody …

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Training while on holiday

It’s great to get away on holiday with the family and away from the pressures of work, and then maybe even get a bit of light training in while your there to keep off a few of the pounds attributed to the holiday diet. Having recently come back from Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca in Spain, I thought …

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Good Friday Night Ride

On Good Friday at 10pm seven Lincsquad members headed off from Brigg for a night cycle. Instinctively  the group headed off to the Humber Bridge via Elsham and down the A15. The pace soon picked up and we were going through and off at nearly 40mph when I clashed with Dunc coming round the outside …

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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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