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Eton Sprints weekend and European Sprint distance Qualifier for 2023

Having completed a race course reccie last weekend on my TT bike, I then found out that the qualifiers were going to be draft legal, and on the modified bike course (21.2km on the not so lush and smooth new tarmac), oh well! I have never done a draft legal event so I was very excited about this but totally…

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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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