PSOF Championships 2013 - Challenge Henley

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Bedders..    pirate
05/10/2012 at 08:39
fraggle wrote (see)

Good work Bedders - you doing the full next year ?

No, I am doing the Half again as I have some OW issues at the moment that I need to sort out before I go long again. 2014 I will do the full.

05/10/2012 at 10:02

Challenge Henley tell me they've refunded me (I sent them a quick email) to get me onto the discounted rate so my thanks to go to Bedders.

Bedders..    pirate
05/10/2012 at 12:25

No problem Cheggers - they definately seem keen to get us along which is great.

iron fraggle    pirate
05/10/2012 at 15:35

Well it's just up the road so it's be rude not to...

CH - entered
Iron SwissBobby


So. I live in north Reading, about 6-7 miles away from Henley, so probably in a prime position to put people in the right direction for accommodation etc when the time comes. There's not much by way of camping or cheap(er) hotels etc in Henley, but over here we have a Holiday Inn express type place and loads of places to eat out (chinese, curry houses, and good italian for pasta the night before the race, and a wetherspoons for the day after   )

There are several short distance tri's over the summer which have river swims for those who would like to practice them, and we can organise a bike recce at some point too.


eek, wibble, etc


Blisters    pirate
05/10/2012 at 16:05

Cheggers, good call matey, I've sent them a grovelling email hoping for dosh too.

Swiss Bobby. Long time no hear! It must be 10 years since I last bumped into you, on the Red Start of some fun run from Blackheath.

05/10/2012 at 16:31

Re Accommodation

For those that want to camp there is Swiss Farm campsite - the other side of the road from Phyliss Court transition area.  I've camped there a couple of times.  It's close to town centre and Phyliss Court and is a couple of miles along the same road from Henley Business School.

For those wanting a bit more comfort, there's The Catherine Wheel (a Wetherspoons hotel).  In the town centre and reasonably priced with rooms between £64-£84 at the moment.

IronCat5    pirate
05/10/2012 at 16:58

I'm also local but NOT doing this, but I'd book up accomodation now if I were you...


iron fraggle    pirate
05/10/2012 at 17:14
Thought you were doing the half-arsed Cat?
IronCat5    pirate
05/10/2012 at 17:44

Not doing the full.

I'm hoping the half is the club middle distance champs. I'll also see how the season goes.

iron fraggle    pirate
05/10/2012 at 18:18
Err, yes cake
05/10/2012 at 19:14
Cake wrote (see)
UltimateBadger wrote (see)

Hi. Don't normally post on here (usually over on the 'dark side') but I am in. 1st iron distance. cr@pping it already. Looking forward to absorbing your collective wisdom .

 Mate I won't cr@p it until you see the likes of me or Meldy skipping towards you thats scary a IM is going to be easy fellar. There is a thread called fatman to ironman you might find useful as well.


Cheers Cake. Someone be nice to the new fella eh and add me to the list?

Blisters    pirate
06/10/2012 at 16:18

What, like this Badger?

CH - entered
Iron SwissBobby
Ultimate Badger

06/10/2012 at 18:48

Solid work there Blisters.

For some reason it went all screwy when I did it...

Hope    pirate
06/10/2012 at 19:29

Oo oooo .... am looking. Might be the half for me. I think I'm a bit Ironmanned out

06/10/2012 at 19:33

Just as long as you are there, Hope! 

Hope    pirate
06/10/2012 at 19:43

I'll be there to scoop you up at the end... don't worry

06/10/2012 at 20:23

 Best work on your guns, then, if you're going to try to scoop me up! Because there's nothing of you (as you admitted to SportieDoc earlier!! )


Hope    pirate
06/10/2012 at 20:46

Ha ha!!!

IronCat5    pirate
06/10/2012 at 20:48

And there is a lot of Gladys!

08/10/2012 at 12:41

Right, I'm booked in at the Premier Inn in Marlow. Didn't fancy the Catherine Wheel after reading the reports of 2am disco's!

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