First tri - done

Officially hooked!

13 messages
24/06/2012 at 19:36

I've popped my tri cherry today at the City of Bath Sprint.  Bloody fecking fantastic.  Had a blast, enjoyed it a huge amount, and what better way to spend a Sunday morning (well there are better ways .... but I've been married a long time now...)

Shite swim ... I actually came last out of 99, which is a bit humbling.  But both my bike and run times put me 40th out of 99 finishers, which I'm dead pleased with.  83rd overall ... I think I know where I've got a lot of work to do.

I loved it.  Great atmosphere, fantastic people (especially the 80 or so spectators and competitors cheering me along for my last length ... but which time I was Timmy-No-Mates in the pool).  

Brilliant.  And now I feel justified in ordering some Pirate kit ...  

Edited: 24/06/2012 at 19:38
M...eldy    pirate
24/06/2012 at 19:38

Well done   Tim !



Its just too easy these days, people get hooked far too easily 

Ironholgs    pirate
24/06/2012 at 21:02
Well done mate, there's no hope for you now.
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
24/06/2012 at 21:49

great job DTT! well done mate, i'm glad it went so well

24/06/2012 at 21:52
Well done Tim, good IMUK 2013 training. If you do it with me you wont be last out the water
24/06/2012 at 21:52
Well done DTT! What's next for you? You're S Wales like me aren't you? Aquathlon in Tredegar on Thursday evening if you are interested? Good way to work on your swimming!!

Well done again!
seren nos yn canu    pirate
24/06/2012 at 21:55

great to hear DTT.........onwards and forwards

Nurse Ratched    pirate
25/06/2012 at 08:19

Excellent stuff DTT

25/06/2012 at 10:11

Thanks everyone!  Still buzzing.

Alex, yeah, I'm in Goytre close to Abergavenny.  I won't manage Thusday I'm afraid, taking it easy this week cos I've got a marathon on Sunday.  Another time!   

25/06/2012 at 10:11

SD, I'm thinking about IMUK now instead of Wales, but not sure yet.

oii
25/06/2012 at 10:38

well done!!!!

25/06/2012 at 16:38

Well done Tim! And good luck for the marathon!

25/06/2012 at 16:41

Thanks everyone!  Written a race report if you're interested... 


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