Emily takes on her first IM Branded event! Weymouth 70.3

Weymouth 70.3 Sunday 19 September 2021 This race has been a long time coming. It began as an entry to Stafford 70.3 in 2020, then became Weymouth 2020 and then Weymouth 2021. As I sit here I’m still not sure that it even happened, it all feels very surreal. The atmosphere in Weymouth was buzzing. Two thousand or so triathletes…

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Emily takes silver medal and British Sprints Championships

Box End Sprint National Championships 4 September 2021 Genuinely entered this as nothing more than an opportunity to re-awaken the legs after last months Ironman and before Weymouth in a couple of weeks time. Night before race spent camped in my son’s room and up and down with a little boy who felt sick after eating too much toad in…

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St Albans Sirens Swim the channel (Leanne’s Report)

I’ve still not really processed the fact that, less than a week ago, I swam from England to France as part of a four-woman relay team. I wasn’t planning on writing a “race report” – it wasn’t a race – but feel I need to do something to help me process the 12hours 20minutes of team swimming. Plus the preceding…

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Midnight Man (Ironman distance) – Emily Taylor

Getting carried away I had always planned to do an Ironman at some point but promised myself that I’d get all the children into school first so that I had time to train properly for it. All four kids are not at school yet. I hadn’t had the time to train for it properly. I’d trained to Imperial Centurion distance…

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Caging the chimp on the Dartmoor Classic

Heather’s event report from the Dartmoor classic sportive. Last Sunday saw possibly my only real event of 2021 thanks to a knee injury that has prevented me running since January.  We recce’d the route for the Dartmoor Classic over half term and in some ways I’m glad we did because we got to experience the stunning scenery of Dartmoor on…

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Alton Water Standard distance triathlon that became a duathlon – Kerry

This event hasn’t had much luck with covid and now two years of blue green algae making it unsafe for the swim. Either way I was happy just to be racing and a duathlon was better than no race! The first run leg was 3km out and back and I started off with a pretty good pace for me but…

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