Race Report 3rd & 10th September

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Ironman Wales (Tenby) Sunday 10th September

IRONMAN Wales is now well established as having one of the most challenging bike and run courses on the IRONMAN calendar. This is balanced Tenby’s North Beach providing the most spectacular swim location, possibly of any IRONMAN event, and the inspiration gained from one of the most vocal and enthusiastically-supported events with tens of thousands of spectators who turn out for race day on all three disciplines).

Swim; 2.4 miles in open water. .
Bike, 112 miles the bike course. 1st loop 72 miles and the 2nd loop 40 miles
Run, 26.2 miles the run course is four laps in the town

 

Pete Buckley 11:59:48

John Phillips 12:43:31

Steve Hale 14:10:23

Adam Philips 14:58:20

Lawrence Williamson 12:08:37

 

26th Derby Triathlon – Sunday 10th September

Sprint triathlon consist of 400m swim (Pool based 16 lengths), 18km bike around Derbyshire country lanes, 5k run through Etwall

 

Stu Mann 1:07:49

Matt Smith 1:09:39

Richard Buchanan 1:18:31

Jordan Mann  1:18:57

Simon Jarman 1:20:36

Clare Matthews 1:23:36

 

Samantha Wakeling 1:32:50

Picture of Clare, Simon, Matt , Rich and Sam attached

Also two other triathletes racing with the club and their first tri

Ed Wallace  1:15:42

Martin Elks  1:16:42

Helvellyn Tri – Sunday 3rd September

 

One of the toughest triathlons in the world, swim is in Lake Ulswater (1 Mile),Cycle includes the infamous struggle to the top of Kirkstone pass (38 Miles) and the run up and down Helvellyn (9 Miles). The run was shortened due to high winds

Stuart Mann finished with a great time of 4:54:57

London to Paris Cycle Ride – 5-9th September

Andrea Cooper took part in this cycle ride which averages 70-100 miles a day on the bike for 4 days.

She is raising money for the Transport Service KIDS/NTS who transport critically ill and injured Children from this very large region to the Intensive Care Unit that can offer the specialist care that they require, predominantly Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the University Hospital North Staffordshire.

St Giles Hospice Cycle ride – 3 different distances (25, 40 and 75 miles) – Sunday 10th September

A great event which supports St Giles Hospice and the rides take you through beautiful Staffordshire countryside

 

75 miles – Chris Robey Nick Branson, Laura Butlin. 40 Miles –  Kev Secker .25 Miles – George Hope

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