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 …

Wheelers Endure Wet Conditions at World Series

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

A very wet and miserable Saturday morning greeted several of our triathletes for part of the World Series weekend in Leeds.  The weather didn’t dampen enthusiasm and first off, with a very early start, was Oscar Woodward in the Tri Star 3 Triathlon.  Oscar completed the course, which included an open water swim, in a fantastic time of 31:21 to …

Triathlon Wheelers Weekend Roundup

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The weekend events started on Friday evening with the fun and friendly but highly competitive Go Tri Aquathlon.  This was a 140m swim in the Moreton Hall Health club outdoor pool, followed by a 1.7km run round 10 Acre Field for all competitors, young and not so young.  The event was well supported and the damp conditions didn’t deter spirits. …

More from Malcolm

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Many thanks to Malcolm for this comprehensive report on his and Ray’s Slateman race last Sunday. “It has been too long since I last visited North Wales, but my love of the Snowdonia National Park is strong. The Slateman Triathlon has been on my bucket list for a while. The drive along the beautiful coast road past the Great Orm …

Wheelers Weekend roundup (part 2)

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Scott Williams was also in action at the Nottingham Outlaw 1/2 Ironman on Sunday.  He completed the course in a new PB time of 4.50.51 to come  18th out of 100 in age group and 90th overall out of a large field of 1220. click here for full results Outlaw Matt Shingleton has given a quick overview of his race on Saturday at …

Wheelers Weekend roundup.

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Lots of Wheelers triathletes were in action over the weekend, from Llanberis to Lanzarote. Lee French kicked off the weekend on Saturday, competing in Lanzarote Ironman.  Hot conditions, combined with an undulating bike course made this an ultimate test.  Lee completed the 3.8km swim in 1.13.34, 182km bike in 7.32.37 followed by a marathon in 4.58.50.  Very well done, Lee. …

Hurricane Angie!

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Angela Joiner-Handy took on the best of Europe and the worst of the weather at the European Duathlon Championships in Soria Spain last week and came away with a superb result. Here’s her excellent report… “Well, having qualified months ago, I thought ‘I am on this, this year I am going to train hard’. Life never seems to work out …

Draft Legal Duathlon at Bedford Autodrome

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Five Wheeler duathletes (run, bike, run) were in action at Bedford Autodrome on Sunday 12 March.  A rather wet and miserable morning didn’t dampen spirits and there were some great performances, particularly from the debutants.  Although very wet, the flat and closed track circuit made for some very fast times.  Craig Stewart was first off in the high quality field men’s …

Freezing Rain at Fritton

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The penultimate round for this year’s winter series was held a Fritton Lake, near Bungay.  Driving out from Bury to Fritton it looked like we might have left the rain behind us.  However, at 11:15 the race started and so did the freezing rain.  This made the conditions tricky and several sections of thick mud gave the tight and twisty …