-a-Tri.Now in its 15th year (it is now named in memory of the late club secretary and treasurer, and proceeds go to St Clare Hospice), this is a novice event designed to give competitors a positive experience for their first triathlon. There was plenty of support
Distance: 2.6K/ 120K/ 22KWhen: June 5Where: New Forest, HampshireFirst man: Chris Goodfellow 5:34:55First woman: Enfys Jones 6:52:11Last finisher: 9:07:24No of finishers: 100Last year, this event was held on the same day as its big brother
Distance: 1.5K/ 42K/ 10KWhen: June 12Where: Knockburn Loch, AberdeenshireFirst man: Andrew Brierley 2:11:07First woman: Rachel Boyd 2:23:45Last finisher: 3:42:14No of finishers: 107As triathlon increases in popularity, event organisers need to find
Distance: 750m/ 20K/ 5KWhere: Karnes, Argyll, ScotlandWhen: July 3First man: Graham Leitch 59:13First woman: Kerry Macphee 1:10:12Last finisher: 2:04:29No of finishers: 117This new sprint-distance event is bound to become a season favourite
for wondering if they'd turned up at the same venue; in 2010 the rain came down in torrents, but this year's event was blessed with sunshine.The perfect conditions made for a trouble-free swim in the lake. The 43K undulating bike leg didn't present too many
, old satan was in a very bad mood that day.This incredibly tough triathlon - which was moved from its September date to make way for the 2012 Olympics sailing test events - is one that earns you brownie points for life if you make it to the finish
to complete the course in less than two hours, with a terrific time of 1:58:44. Sunshine rapidly changed to hard rain and freezing winds, and many spectators opted to head for the warmth of home rather than stay to watch the elite event. The problems posed
Distance: 1.9K/ 90K/ 21KWhen: June 26Where: Ullswater, Lake DistrictFirst man: Martin Cain 4:33:25First woman: Wendy McBride 5:40:50Last finisher: 10:11:46No of finishers: 327A day in the lakes: sounds like a summer picnic in perfect surroundings, with some lazy boating included,...
Distance: 1.5K/ 40K/ 10KDate: July 31Where: Blithfield Sailing Club, StaffordshireFirst man: Nick Dunn 1:58:08First woman: Hannah Shooter 2:14:03Last finisher: 3:47:47No of finishers: 222It must be reassuring for those with fears of swallowing mouthfuls of mucky water when the sw...
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Limited. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |