Category Archives: Triathlon

2017 – Events – Confirmed Entries

14th May 2017 – Maltby Triathlon (sprint, pool) 4th June 2017 – Deva Triathlon (standard/olympic) – GB AG Qualifier (2017 World Championships) 11th June 2017 – Leeds ITU/WTS Triathlon (standard/olympic) – 2017 British Championships 1st July 2017 – Ripon Triathlon (standard/olympic) – 2017 English Championships; GB AG Qualifier (2017 World Championships) 23rd July 2017 – Castle Howard Triathlon (standard/olympic) – GB AG Qualifier (2018 European Championships)   Print FriendlyTweet

Goal setting for 2017?

As the 2016 season unfolded, and then right up until the disappointing end to 2016, I had in mind that the primary goal for 2017 would be achieving AG qualification. Following the disappointing performance in my final event of the year, and perhaps more pertinently, the way I’d fallen apart in the run at both Chantilly and then the injury-hit performance at Hever – I began to see the 2016… Read More »

The 2016 Season in Summary.

I did my first triathlon in September 2006 (a pool-based sprint) just a few weeks after a knee operation for a knee condition/injury that had the medical profession telling me that I should never run again. I think the triathlon was my way of proving that I *could* still run, whilst at the same time shifting some of the emphasis onto other sports. Considering the state of my health and… Read More »

It’s been a while…

Standard (Olympic) Distance (London 2014): 2 hr 20 min 57s Sprint Distance (pool swim) (Bassetlaw 2015): 1 hr 06 min 52s (16th/220) Parkrun 5K (Clumber Park) 2015: 18 min 54s Half Marathon (Retford 2016): 1 hr 26 min 22s (40th/674) — I returned to study as a mature student in 2006, and in the period between then and up to 2013, there is no doubt that keeping myself fit was… Read More »