Keswick Mountain tri

17th May 08

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08/03/2008 at 11:14

Anyone else signed up for this? From the same people who brought you Helvellyn, which was a real blast.

Using the landing jetty sounds worryingly like a dive-in start job

08/03/2008 at 15:25

I'm signed up and it's my first race with an open water swim.

Nervous doesn't really cover how I'll be feeling on the day .... especially if it is a dive-in start !!!

21/04/2008 at 15:24

No-one else then?

Only 4 weeks. Jeez - Derwentwater will be fecking cold. Lakes local to me (in the Peaks) are running at about 6degrees at the moment - not much time to warm up!

21/04/2008 at 15:24
This road or offroad tri?
21/04/2008 at 15:34

The bike is a reasonably flat road route, the run is a 6.3 mile '8km' fell run over Walla Crag.

Looks fun.

21/04/2008 at 15:44
Hmmm maps a bit carp, can't make contour lines out. Give it a miss. I want an off road tri. Bike and foot.
PloddingOn    pirate
21/04/2008 at 15:58
Where is Keswick?
PloddingOn    pirate
21/04/2008 at 16:00
Don't worry - is full
22/04/2008 at 09:53
I'm in  Signed up ages ago
16/05/2008 at 10:16

Dave/Ste/anyone else - best of luck tomorrow for this one. The forecast ain't too bad - 13deg and a bit breezy.

My first OW swim this year . I'm trying a neoprene hat covering my ears to try to avoid the usual chunders - I'll be the one looking like a black condom.

16/05/2008 at 10:38

Just chucked the bike in the car Will be driving up in a while..

Have fun !

17/05/2008 at 22:06

What a great event. My first OW swim tri and I'm not sure I'll ever do a better event! The organisation, marshalling etc. was top class, and the location absolutely stunning.

 Definately one for next year. Though I think I'll have to get entered early once word gets round how good it is!! 

18/05/2008 at 18:25
Loved this one - the organisers really know how to put on a good show, and the course is superb - exactly like a mountain tri should be. A fine baby brother to Helvellyn.
19/05/2008 at 11:27

The pint in The George afterwards was good !!

Yeah good race, accommodation booked ready for next year !

cougie    pirate
19/05/2008 at 11:32
Well done ! Blimey Dave - thats keen ! I may have to have a look at this next year. What was the lake like ?
19/05/2008 at 11:48

wet !!

19/05/2008 at 11:49

Teehee (tm Cougie)

Ok wet, not that cold, it was colder at Salford last week, But I threw up again.....

WildWill    pirate
19/05/2008 at 11:58

well done 

looked at thisone myself - i had a look around the route a couple of weeks ago looks realy good

D74
19/05/2008 at 12:12
Hats are OK, but decent ear plus do more for me in stopping the cold water effects. 
19/05/2008 at 12:31
There seemed to be loads of photographers around the course - a few hundred shots here
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