UK IM x 2

2005

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WildWill    pirate
22/11/2003 at 18:24
Ive just read that there will be 2 offical IM races in the UK in 2005 :-

Full at Sherbourn (sp???)
And a half (location to be decided)

Good news
LSD
22/11/2003 at 19:10
That sounds interesting. where did you read that about?
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
22/11/2003 at 21:57
Interesting Will - where on earth is Sherborne? Is it very hilly? Likely to be a lake swim I guess? Might be interested in coming over for it.
22/11/2003 at 22:19
Sherbourne's in Dorset, IW - it's the location of HIMUK. Beautiful, with a castle and everything!

HIMUK website>

click on 'course'
23/11/2003 at 08:31
What !! ??
Have I missed something? I have already entered Sherbourne, and I'm certain it's a Half IM. I would be delighted if it's full but I don't think it is. (Cost £130 by the way)
23/11/2003 at 08:54
2005, IB.
23/11/2003 at 10:59
This month's 220 has all of the info.
Apparently 2004 Sherbourne Hawaii qualifiers will qualify for Hawaii 2004.
They are moving the Half IM to summer 2005, as Will says , location to be decided, and Sherbourne will host a Full IM in Aug 2005.
Let's hope the half goes back to Llanberis!

Paul.
LSD
23/11/2003 at 11:04
Yeah, Llanberis was a great location.
23/11/2003 at 14:32
Can't beat Longest Day from Wolverhampton.

Having said that if the half goes to Llanberis I'd be tempted back to an M-dot run event.
The bike is spectacular.

(Sorry I'm on an Ironman downer!!!!!!!)
23/11/2003 at 15:24
why?
wossup?
23/11/2003 at 16:43
excellente'
can do both ims now. who cares about LD!




(im joking by the way before theres a pile-on!)
23/11/2003 at 16:44
so theres only a £5 difference between LD (£135) and HIMUK (£130) next year?
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
23/11/2003 at 16:58
Well then, Roth seems not so expensive at 195 Euros for the full distance. HIMUK sounds a lot for a half.
23/11/2003 at 17:04
blimey that IS cheap.
it is good if you like the razzamataz of the big/commercial events. which (for my sins) i do :O)
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
23/11/2003 at 17:11
Me too Daz.

Temps forecast for tomorrow is 17c! Crazy weather.
23/11/2003 at 17:15
hmmmm, been a warm year hasn't it!
24/11/2003 at 11:27
and where has this rumour appeared from???

contact the BTA and Ironman live website - nether know nothing off this!!! - so take it with a pinch off salt!!!
24/11/2003 at 11:35
must admit, i cant find anything anywhere either
24/11/2003 at 11:42
will read it...
must be true :P
24/11/2003 at 11:44
Thanks for asking JulieJoo. Better today..too tired to argue...early swim sesh.

You will find the rumour in 220 magazine. They don't usually get it wrong. 2005 definitely 2*IM sanctioned events.

Taste it, taste Longest Day and see which tastes nicest!
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