West Suffolk Wheelers Junior Triathlon

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Culford was once again host to the Wheelers Junior Triathlon on Sunday 2nd July.  A beautiful but breezy morning greeted the 200 strong field and a great day was had by all. Ella Stewart was again our first Junior off in a familiar role of bib number 2 in the Tristar category.  True to form, she clocked another fantastic time …

Holkham 70.3 triathlon 2017

Holkham 70/3 Triathlon 2017

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Seven Wheelers entered Sunday’s 70.3 Triathlon at Holkham Hall in Norfolk and as Ray Reeves reports, it was an enjoyable and well organised event: “The race started early with Wheelers going off from 06.45 into the lake that was officially “nice”. The 1900 meter swim route took us around two small islands and up an exit ramp into T1. Transition …

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Welnetham 8.9m TT 29/6/17

Peter-SW News, Time Trials

  Position Name Club Time 1 Dale Sturman WSW 20.21 2 Matt Shingleton WSW 20.41 3 Paul Rooke WSW 21.07 4 Ben Mickleburgh VeloVelocity 21.33 5 Clement Wallace (U18) WSW 22.29 6 Dan Baxter WSW 22.38 7 Brandon Thorne Pro Vision 22.50 8 Pip Moore WSW 22.50 9 Matt Denny WSW 23.04 10 Viv Smith WSW 23.39 11 Malcolm Macfarlane …

Wrynose Pass from the Summit of Hardknott

Coast to Coast in a Day 2017

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  Thirteen Wheelers tackled the Coast to Coast in a Day Sportive on June 24th. Here’s Peter Golding’s report on one really tough day on the bike with something of a sting in the tail… “Do you want to do the C2C mate?” said Matt Denny. “Sounds interesting” said I. Little did I know when I expressed an interest, just what …

Cambridge Junior Triathlon

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Camping out on the finishing straight with the club gazebo in full glory was not only a great vantage position but also a great focal point for our young Wheelers at the increasingly popular Cambridge Junior Triathlon at Impington Village College. The large Wheelers support, who were the most enthusiastic and certainly the loudest, encouraged many great performances, particularly as …

Annie in Austria

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

2017 ETU European Championships – Kitzbühel Austria, June 2017 Age Group Triathlon (45-49) Annie Drugan Standard Distance: 1500m swim, 42km Bike and 10km Run Inspired by WSW teammates, I had a go at qualifying for my first GB Age Group (AG) event back in in May 2016, at the Ellesmere Standard Distance Triathlon in Shropshire. Slightly strange, but for the …

Fritton Triathlon Festival & Weekend Roundup

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Fritton In a direct contrast to last year’s wet and miserable weather, perfect start conditions greeted many of our triathletes at the Fritton Triathlon Festival. The first triathlon event was the sprint, 750m swim, 20km bike finishing with a 5km run.  A much larger field than previous years saw 200 competitors split into 2 waves of 100, 7 minutes apart. …

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Risby 21m Handicap TT 18/6/17

Peter-SW News, Time Trials

  Position Name Club Actual Time Handicap Time 1 Richard Farrow WSW 51.23 48.08 2 Boyd Nicholas WSW 55.36 49.16 3 David Howes WSW 58.12 49.22 4 Viv Smith WSW 58.27 50.02 5 Clement Wallace (U18) WSW 55.59 50.29 6 Steve Rue WSW 1.01.06 51.26 7 Fraser Elsworth (U18) WSW 57.44 51.54 8 David Young WSW 1.01.04 52.09 9 Henry …

East Essex Kids Triathlon

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

The West Suffolk Juniors were in action again last weekend, with the East Essex Kids Triathlon. This was held in Basildon at the Basildon Sporting Village. It was a lovely sunny day but the wind played havoc during the cycle stage, causing many tired legs. The Youths kicked off the race, with Kirsten O’Brien finishing 2nd and Annalise Verzijl finishing …

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TT Series Standings

Peter-SW News, Time Trials

With the top six riders all pulling out pb’s at the latest time trial around West Stow, Paul Rooke takes another win and with it jumps into second place, closing the gap to Richard Farrow by a further 11 points. Name Time Trial Trophy Points Series League Table Richard Farrow 236 Paul Rooke 181 Fraser Elsworth 162 Matt Shingleton 160 …