White Oak

Woss it like?

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21/03/2009 at 13:54

Dipping my toes into tri-world...

I am thinking of doing White Oak as it is relatively local.

Is it beginner friendly?

Plum    pirate
21/03/2009 at 21:55


Done it a couple of times

swim is in the 33m pool at the leisure centre.bike is a loop out towards  Darenth and back through the edge of Bexley and thn back via Deja Vu.  Run is in the park but beware the last lap //////////////////////////////

startt times are based on your swim times but you can push in................. there is a really wide range of abilities and the run lap course pulls it all together nicely at the end.

Mail me if you want any more info

22/03/2009 at 08:51


Ominous description of the last lap of the run...

I think I will have to get the chequebook out, though. New bike and swimming lessons...

Ultra AJH    pirate
22/03/2009 at 12:29

Dont they have a prize for the best novice? That suggests it is beginner friendly

Done it once and though it was a nice race. I did find the run hard, but then, generally at the end of a tri I always find the run hard!

24/03/2009 at 08:49


Ultra AJH - did you do the Marshside Moonlight 32?

Ultra AJH    pirate
24/03/2009 at 13:13

Ooh yes Ithink so, if that is in Kent!

Did you?

24/03/2009 at 13:39

Yeah...near Margate!

For my sins I came fifth that day in 5:17...

Good fun.

I have been umming and aaring about whether to go up to 100km or do something new - and the idea of a tri won the day...

Hence my questions!


Ultra AJH    pirate
24/03/2009 at 14:10

Wow! I came er.........a lot later than that, but I thought it was a fabulous event and will go back next year.

I am switching between tris and ultras at the mo....although I have only gone up to 40m, if I manage IM this year I may decide to do some longer ultras next year.

So many events....so little time

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