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
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
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
the countryside on a largely flat course, with just a couple of tight chicanes to keep riders focused. The two-lap 10K run took competitors along the reservoir edge and the causeway across the water, before they turned and headed back for home.Nick Dunn had
Rosindale had a more comfortable race in the women's event, pulling away on the final run to secure a win in 2:06:37, more than a minute ahead of Ireland's Aileen Morrison. Overall, great performances in miserable conditions.
, with the main challenge coming from a headwind rather than hills. The run was reminiscent of a school event - three laps around the sports fields. First-timers agreed that the event was a perfect first triathlon experience - not intimidating or too challenging
to second over the 21K run, a mix of trail, road and fell. Wendy McBride had a comfortable win in the women's race thanks to incredibly quick transitions and a very strong performance on the bike. A tough race but one that many have already added to next
, 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
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