Race Reports

Chasing a Secret Dream – Rich Collier

I entered the world of Triathlon way back in 2006 (aged 33), starting with the Blenheim Sprint distance event. Having entered with only 8 weeks’ notice via a charity place I knew it was never going to be pretty! I hadn’t even been on a push bike since my teenage years so even a 20km […]

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The Sandman Triathlon – Craig Tibbetts heads to Anglesey

The Sandman Triathlon This was the second of my events that had been postponed from last year to this. The event was organised by Always Aim High, a north Wales based events company who run events that are a little bit different and have a challenging final leg: Slateman which is based in Llanberis where […]

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Famous Five Go to Wales (or Breca Gower Swimrun)

The Famous Five – comprising Ben, Nick, Annie, Denise and Blue (the dog) set off on the journey across the border to Wales, along with all the caravans on a Friday evening, but the Famous Five have the ability to talk the hind legs off a donkey (ok, Blue didn’t really get a look in) […]

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Breca Swim Run 10th July 2021 (Hester & Helen, Manu & Stuart)

Swim Run – 21km, (18km run (6 run legs), 3km swim (5 swim legs)) Ladies team (Hester & Helen), Mens team (Manu & Stuart) How hard can it be?, the question we asked ourselves as we sat in bed having a cup of tea on ‘race day’. Hester and I have raced consistently at European/World […]

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On The Edge Middle Distance Triathlon – Caroline Chanides – 08/08/2021

Middle distance triathlon, 70.3, Half Ironman – it goes by different names but the distances are the same: 2km swim 90km bike and a half marathon run. I really enjoyed Team Cherwell’s informal IronBan 70.3 event organised by Henry Sleight. I completed it as a “Long Course Weekend”, where you complete one discipline a day. […]

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