Trophies

Hoxley Cup Nominations 2017

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The Hoxley Cup is awarded for Triathlon Achievement as voted for by the members, so check the list below and email your vote to triathlon@westsuffolkwheelers.org The Triathlon committee have made nine nominations that highlight some of the amazing achievements/wins that have been posted by our members in the name of club and country, both at home and on international duties. The …

Angie & Steve National Champions!

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Huge congratulation go to Angela Joiner-Handy and Steven Rue who both won their respective English National Duathlon Championships at the weekend. Competing in the standard distance duathlon at Oulton Park on Sunday (8th Oct), both came 1st in their age group over the 10k run, 40k bike, 5k run event. Angie put in a great performance to finish not only …

Triathlon Two Week Roundup

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

This post covers a busy fortnight for Wheelers triathletes. Starting on 10th Sept, Hannah Mclnroy Naylor was in action at the Vitruvian Middle Distance National Championships. After a slower than usual swim, a mechanical on the bike which resulted in Hannah only having the little chain ring available for about half the race, she finished a fantastic 6th in the 25-29 AG …

Busy Weekend of Racing

admin Mountain Biking, News, Time Trials, Triathlon

It’s been a busy weekend for Wheelers. As well as the cyclo cross opener, Wheelers have been represented in MTB Enduro, Time Trials, half and full Ironman. Four Wheelers (pictured) rode in the Solo event at the Shouldham Six Hour Mountain Bike Enduro on Sunday. Held within the forest of Shouldham Warren between Kings Lynn and Downham Market, the race …

Medal Haul at Mildenhall

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Lots of Wheelers took part in the Mildenhall Triathlon festival this weekend, from the juniors to seniors, from Aquathlon, Duathlon through to full Triathlon. A mass start for the Duathlon saw Craig Stewart as our first Wheeler in action, tackling the two 5km runs split by the 21km bike in the middle. Mr consistent, he completed both runs in exactly …

Wheelers Weekend Roundup – Triathlon

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Cowman – Half Ironman Triathlon Kicking off this week’s Tri news is Hannah Mclnroy-Naylor’s own account of her outstanding victory at Milton Keynes ‘Cowman’ Triathlon. I exited the swim in third position, but left T2 before the lady who was in second. I expected her to overtake me at some point, but I never saw her again. I had a …

Wheelers Weekend Roundup – Triathlon

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Castles and rain were the dominating talking points at both regional, triathlon venues this weekend.  Appalling conditions eventually cleared early Saturday morning for the start of the ‘Castle on the Hill’ – Framingham junior triathlon but the wet surface meant the tough, undulating bike and run sections were even more challenging. Representing our juniors in Tristar were Ella Stewart and …

Matt vs IronMan

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Matt Shingleton raced IronMan Bolton last weekend (16th July) and has written this excellent account that gets you right into the heart of what it feels like to compete in an IronMan (that’s a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike leg and a 26.2 mile marathon run). To make it even harder on himself, Matt chose to run in …

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 …