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Athlete Bio’s – Heather Hobbs

Name:  Heather Hobbs Age: 54 Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire.  About me: I’m a full time research scientist at GSK. I have two grown up children; a daughter who thinks putting on trainers is too much like hard work and a son who’s in the paratroopers. My husband is a considerably better cyclist than me, runs occasionally, also much faster than me, but thankfully swims…

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Athlete Bio’s – Emily Taylor

Name: Emily Taylor Age: 42 Location: Hertfordshire  About me: I’m a full-time mum juggling four children alongside triathlon training.  Previous experience: I came to marathons/triathlon in my 20’s from a swimming background.  My first was London Triathlon where I swam breaststroke and rode my mountain bike! Fifteen years on I’ve just qualified for a GB age group place for middle distance Tri and I’ve been training with…

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Athlete Bio’s – John Beel

Name:  John Beel Age: 46…. almost 47, nowhere near 50 ( please don’t ruin this theory) Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire.  About me: I qualified as a vet in South Africa and moved to the UK in 2000 with my wife. Completed my post grad studies at the Royal veterinary college and spend my days now doing a mix of managerial work and clinical ophthalmology.  Previous experience: Always…

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Athlete Bio’s – Lisa McDonald

Name:  Lisa McDonald.  Age: 43 Location: Blyth, Northumberland About me: I am a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner currently training at Newcastle University and working full time. I began my psychology studies at the age of 36 after working in admin since leaving school. I have a border collie puppy and a cat.  I am married with 2 sons who are “grown up”.  Previous experience: Complete newbie never done…

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Athlete Bio’s – Kerry O’Shea

Name:  Kerry O’Shea Age: 41 Location: Colchester, Essex.  About me:  I work full time in a Project Management Office for an Insurance company in London. I live with my husband Paul and our cat Missy.  Previous experience:  Growing up I actually hated anything athletics and dreaded having to do any running…..if only my PE teacher could see me now! It was actually a good friend of mine…

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Athlete Bio’s – Olly Buxton

Name: Olly Buxton Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire About me: I’m professional session musician working predominantly in theatre. I’m currently in the band for Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel CowardTheatre and have previously played for numerous other productions in the West End including Jersey Boys, The Bodyguard, The Book of Mormon,Hamilton and many more. I’m a father to a 5 year…

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May 9th/10th…RedAlert PT Multisport Athletes take the 1, 2, 3 at Tri force club virtual duathlon

The craziness that is the Covid19 pandemic situation means this post is coming out 2 weeks late and we are already part way into our next Virtual Race Challenge…The joys of no child care, juggling life and everything it throws at us with trying to keep on top of blogs and social media! 2 weeks ago was the first Tri-force…

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