Hertfordshire Triathlon (Standard) – Heather

Hertfordshire Triathlon (Standard) Sunday 22nd May saw the Hertfordshire Standard, Sprint and Super Sprint Triathlons. The standard distance was the Hertfordshire championship race so the pressure was on from Triforce, my triathlon club, for as many club members as possible to compete.  Despite this being my local race I was still up at 4:30 thanks to a traditional inability to…

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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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