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The Transcontinental no3.

Posted: Yesterday at 20:35
And yep

Familiar friendly competion - 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 12:21

Bike 21 miles, Swim (pool) 2.4km and Run 6 miles = 7 + 6 + 6 

Awesome August

Cheggers - (450) (259) (497) (487) (556) (533) (459) 412
Goldstone (IM Wales) - (147.1) (156.7) (195.7) (155) (205.1) (237.4) (257.4) 268.2
AlGiff - (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (64) 160 
WildWill (Vichy) - (111.5) (57.2) (159) (254) (237) (220.6) (203) 145.1 
Long John Silver (89.5) (73.5) (58) (89) (70) (58.5) (125) 123.5 
Rafi (loads and loads) 101 
BamBamTri - (110) (90) (116) (94) (20) (18) (33) 100 
BluePeter - (230) (249) (307) (309) (225) (166) (91) 96 
Southern Snail - (138) (123.5) (69.5) (70) (110) (40) (69) 85 
Ironwolf - (98.5) (84) (115) (94) (97) (57.5) (140.5) 83 
Trogs - (164.5)(125.1)(191.9)(182.5)(213)(177.7)(133.4) 69.1 
Maths - (177) (107) (156 ) (192) (175) (132) (174) 76 
In The Blue - (31.5) (31) (22) (30.5) (51.4) (53) (52.2 ) 58 
Booo (Outlaw) - (123.5) (108.5) (115) (215) (219.5) (223.5) (191.5) 49.5
Nursey - (82) (105) (154) (144) (174) (144) (39) 42 
Alibear30 - (51) (85)(136) (156) (131) (181) (225) 35 
Posh Twat - (191) (144) (223) (197.5) (221) (219.5) (193.5) 31.5

July Andrews 
Alex_h - (80) (90) (93) (153) (155) (174.3) 133.7 
Cake - (78) (17) (72) (79) (104) (147) 113 
IronSmiff Too - (52.7) (38.9) (75) (53.6) (39.3) (52.2) 104 
Proven Robbie - (179.5) (222) (279) (275) (354) (314) 57.5 
Blisters (135) (80) (215) (145) (198) (208) 11

Familiar friendly competion - 2015

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 16:40

Decided it was time for an easier week. Mon, Tues & Wed = bike 78 miles and 2k (pool) swim = 26+5

Awesome August

Cheggers - (450) (259) (497) (487) (556) (533) (459) 393
Goldstone (IM Wales) - (147.1) (156.7) (195.7) (155) (205.1) (237.4) (257.4) 268.2 
AlGiff - (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (64) 154
WildWill (Vichy) - (111.5) (57.2) (159) (254) (237) (220.6) (203) 145.1 
Long John Silver (89.5) (73.5) (58) (89) (70) (58.5) (125) 115.5
Rafi (loads and loads) 101
BamBamTri - (110) (90) (116) (94) (20) (18) (33) 100 
BluePeter - (230) (249) (307) (309) (225) (166) (91) 96
Southern Snail - (138) (123.5) (69.5) (70) (110) (40) (69) 85
Ironwolf - (98.5) (84) (115) (94) (97) (57.5) (140.5) 83 
Trogs - (164.5)(125.1)(191.9)(182.5)(213)(177.7)(133.4) 69.1 
Maths - (177) (107) (156 ) (192) (175) (132) (174) 71 
In The Blue - (31.5) (31) (22) (30.5) (51.4) (53) (52.2 ) 55 
Booo (Outlaw) - (123.5) (108.5) (115) (215) (219.5) (223.5) (191.5) 49.5 
Alibear30 - (51) (85)(136) (156) (131) (181) (225) 35 
Nursey - (82) (105) (154) (144) (174) (144) (39) 33
Posh Twat - (191) (144) (223) (197.5) (221) (219.5) (193.5) 25

July Andrews
Alex_h - (80) (90) (93) (153) (155) (174.3) 133.7 
Cake - (78) (17) (72) (79) (104) (147) 113 
IronSmiff Too - (52.7) (38.9) (75) (53.6) (39.3) (52.2) 104 
Proven Robbie - (179.5) (222) (279) (275) (354) (314) 57.5 
Blisters (135) (80) (215) (145) (198) (208) 11

Cotswold 113

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 16:39

I know, parked in the feed station! (Was good to see you though)

Uk iron distance reccomendations 2016

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 12:13

There's Cotswold 226 and next year Grafman is going to have an iron distance race too. 

I did Weymouth last year and it was excellent. Main reason that I signed up again for this year was because of how well organised it was and how much the town seemed to get behind the event.

Cotswold 113

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 10:27

Here we are then......

113 Events, the bods that run these races really do look after their marshals. I marshaled at one of the races last year and in addition to food and drink they paid £20 cash or £40 off a 2016 race entry. I went for the latter and that’s how I ended up stood in a smelly lake at 6.30am yesterday.

Normally my sense of smell is rubbish so for me to think it stank it must have been horrible. The swim started and – and this wasn’t the ideal time for this to happen – I seemed to forget how to swim. Splashed about a bit and decided I’d play the hang on to the canoe game. Did that, had a chat to the canoe driver and realised the world wasn’t ending. That panic over, found I could swim after all and swam away. My Garmin showed a moving time of 33mins 47secs for the swim which, I think, is the fastest swim I’ve ever done…..and the Garmin showed the distance as 1.9km too.

T1, full on faff but finally went out on my bike. Zoomed about for a while, 2hours and 26mins to be precise. No killer badgers visible, despite the adverts for them. Good marshaling and police control on junctions, which was fun. I like the bikey bit – it’s a lot of the reason that I ended up doing these tri thingys – so there were no issues. My wife (who was spending her birthday being a marshal) and son were on the turnaround junction and I didn’t run them over which was nice of me. Bike was the best bit of my race - and got back to T2 just as it started getting drizzley.

T2, full on faff (again) but went running. Over my past few runs I’ve noticed that I’m struggling a bit with breathing whilst running; I just can’t seem to get enough air in. This isn’t usually an issue so I’m either over doing it and my body is objecting or I’ve got a bit of an infection. Anyway I couldn’t breathe like I should be able to so I decided I’d just go at a rate that was sustainable, but my time was probably the best part of 10 minutes slower than it should’ve been (1hr 50min 36sec). Just over half way round the heavens opened. It was wet, it was muddy but it didn’t really make any difference to me.

Finished the race with my own personal marshal (my drenched son) by being aeroplanes as we went down the finishing chute and that was that. Had a good go on the food and we got a foil blanket each just as the supplies ran out. We then went and got coats so I went back to the finish and said I had a couple of foil blankets if anyone wanted them – and I was nearly knocked over in the rush.

Overall not my greatest race – but sub 5 hours (by all of 8 seconds) is fine. May have to take it easier over the next week or three in the hope I can sort the running and breathing thing as I’m having a play in Weymouth in September.

Cotswold 113

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 08:51

Giz a chance. I went home afterwards and I'm not going to write it there! I'm at work now so plenty of opportunity to throw some words together, give me something constructive to do here today.

Familiar friendly competion - 2015

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 17:05

Cotswold Classic (getting very wet) and little bit yesterday = bike 66 miles, run 15 miles and OW swim 1.9k = 22 + 15 + 4 + 1 = 42

Awesome August

Cheggers - (450) (259) (497) (487) (556) (533) (459) 362
Goldstone (IM Wales) - (147.1) (156.7) (195.7) (155) (205.1) (237.4) (257.4) 217 
WildWill (Vichy) - (111.5) (57.2) (159) (254) (237) (220.6) (203) 143.1 
AlGiff - (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (64) 125
Long John Silver (89.5) (73.5) (58) (89) (70) (58.5) (125) 108.5
BamBamTri - (110) (90) (116) (94) (20) (18) (33) 90 
BluePeter - (230) (249) (307) (309) (225) (166) (91) 96
Southern Snail - (138) (123.5) (69.5) (70) (110) (40) (69) 85
Ironwolf - (98.5) (84) (115) (94) (97) (57.5) (140.5) 70 
Rafi (loads and loads) 69 
Maths - (177) (107) (156 ) (192) (175) (132) (174) 56 
In The Blue - (31.5) (31) (22) (30.5) (51.4) (53) (52.2 ) 55 
Booo (Outlaw) - (123.5) (108.5) (115) (215) (219.5) (223.5) (191.5) 49.5 
Trogs - (164.5)(125.1)(191.9)(182.5)(213)(177.7)(133.4) 41.2 
Alibear30 - (51) (85)(136) (156) (131) (181) (225) 35 
Nursey - (82) (105) (154) (144) (174) (144) (39) 33
Posh Twat - (191) (144) (223) (197.5) (221) (219.5) (193.5) 20

July Andrews

Alex_h - (80) (90) (93) (153) (155) (174.3) 133.7 
Cake - (78) (17) (72) (79) (104) (147) 113 
IronSmiff Too - (52.7) (38.9) (75) (53.6) (39.3) (52.2) 104 
Proven Robbie - (179.5) (222) (279) (275) (354) (314) 57.5 
Blisters (135) (80) (215) (145) (198) (208) 11

Familiar friendly competion - 2015

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 11:38

2km (pool) swim, 4 mile run and 15 mile bike = 5 + 4 + 5 = 14

Awesome August

Cheggers - (450) (259) (497) (487) (556) (533) (459) 320 
Goldstone (IM Wales) - (147.1) (156.7) (195.7) (155) (205.1) (237.4) (257.4) 192.3 
WildWill (Vichy) - (111.5) (57.2) (159) (254) (237) (220.6) (203) 143.1 
AlGiff - (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (64) 121
BluePeter - (230) (249) (307) (309) (225) (166) (91) 89 
Long John Silver (89.5) (73.5) (58) (89) (70) (58.5) (125) 87.2 
Southern Snail - (138) (123.5) (69.5) (70) (110) (40) (69) 85 
BamBamTri - (110) (90) (116) (94) (20) (18) (33) 84 
Rafi (loads and loads) 69 
Ironwolf - (98.5) (84) (115) (94) (97) (57.5) (140.5) 58 
Maths - (177) (107) (156 ) (192) (175) (132) (174) 56 
In The Blue - (31.5) (31) (22) (30.5) (51.4) (53) (52.2 ) 55 
Trogs - (164.5)(125.1)(191.9)(182.5)(213)(177.7)(133.4) 41.2 
Alibear30 - (51) (85)(136) (156) (131) (181) (225) 35 
Nursey - (82) (105) (154) (144) (174) (144) (39) 30 
Booo (Outlaw) - (123.5) (108.5) (115) (215) (219.5) (223.5) (191.5) 29 
Posh Twat - (191) (144) (223) (197.5) (221) (219.5) (193.5) 14

July Andrews

Alex_h - (80) (90) (93) (153) (155) (174.3) 133.7 
Cake - (78) (17) (72) (79) (104) (147) 113 
IronSmiff Too - (52.7) (38.9) (75) (53.6) (39.3) (52.2) 104 
Proven Robbie - (179.5) (222) (279) (275) (354) (314) 57.5 
Blisters (135) (80) (215) (145) (198) (208) 11

   

Familiar friendly competion - 2015

Posted: 19/08/2015 at 19:44

6 mile run, 2.4km (pool) swim & 27 mile bike = 6 + 6 + 9 = 21

Awesome August

Cheggers - (450) (259) (497) (487) (556) (533) (459) 306
Goldstone (IM Wales) - (147.1) (156.7) (195.7) (155) (205.1) (237.4) (257.4) 192.3 
WildWill (Vichy) - (111.5) (57.2) (159) (254) (237) (220.6) (203) 132.1
AlGiff - (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (64) 115
BluePeter - (230) (249) (307) (309) (225) (166) (91) 89
Long John Silver (89.5) (73.5) (58) (89) (70) (58.5) (125) 87.2 
Southern Snail - (138) (123.5) (69.5) (70) (110) (40) (69) 85 
BamBamTri - (110) (90) (116) (94) (20) (18) (33) 80 
Rafi (loads and loads) 69
Ironwolf - (98.5) (84) (115) (94) (97) (57.5) (140.5) 58 
Maths - (177) (107) (156 ) (192) (175) (132) (174) 56 
In The Blue - (31.5) (31) (22) (30.5) (51.4) (53) (52.2 ) 52 
Trogs - (164.5)(125.1)(191.9)(182.5)(213)(177.7)(133.4) 41.2 
Alibear30 - (51) (85)(136) (156) (131) (181) (225) 35
Nursey - (82) (105) (154) (144) (174) (144) (39) 30
Booo (Outlaw) - (123.5) (108.5) (115) (215) (219.5) (223.5) (191.5) 29 
Posh Twat - (191) (144) (223) (197.5) (221) (219.5) (193.5) 14

July Andrews

Alex_h - (80) (90) (93) (153) (155) (174.3) 133.7 
Cake - (78) (17) (72) (79) (104) (147) 113
IronSmiff Too - (52.7) (38.9) (75) (53.6) (39.3) (52.2) 104 
Proven Robbie - (179.5) (222) (279) (275) (354) (314) 57.5 
Blisters (135) (80) (215) (145) (198) (208) 11

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