Race Report 9th July

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Long Course Weekend – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July

We had several members take part in this event which involves the following events

 

Friday – Sea Swim 1.2 mile or 2.4 miles

Athletes will enter the water and begin a one or two lap swim around Tenby’s picturesque north beach. Each lap is 1.2 miles long.

Saturday – The Wales Sportive

There are three different distances for The Wales Sportive. The short distance of 45 miles, the mid-distance route of 66 miles, as well as the full distance course of 112 miles, for the athletes who really want to push their limit.

Sunday – The Wales Marathon

Sunday is the day contestants take on arguably the more difficult event of the weekend. Athletes will either be running the Wales Marathon of 26.2 miles, or the Wales Half Marathon of 13.1 miles.

 

The following members completed the full distance for the Long Course Weekend.

 

Peter Buckley – 10:31:30 (1:00:54 Swim, 5:55:43 Bike, 3:34:52 Run) and was 21st overall which is a great result

Steven Hale – 12:27:18 (55:31 Swim, 6:33:10 Bike and 4:58:37 Run)

Stuart Mann – 13:34:19 (59:31 Swim,08:11:33 Bike,04:23:15 Run)

Richard Buchanan – 14:52:21 (01:22:48 Swim, 08:11:33 Bike, 05:18:00 Run)

Bobby Singh – 14:58:40 (01:23:00 Swim, 08:37:03 Bike, 04:58:37 Run)

 

Junior Long Course Weekend – 1.2 mile swim, 42 mile cycle and 10km run

Jordan Mann 04:58:39 (Swim 36:48, Bike 3:22:59 and run 58:52)

 

John Phillips completed the Wales Sportive (112 Miles) –  06:13:10

Jack Buchanan completed The Wales 5K -24:29 and was 22nd overall

Emma Billings – The Wales Swim (2.4 miles) – 01:28:15

 

The Bastion – Castle Series Triathlon

Full Iron Distance -The iconic endurance challenge will kick off with a 3.8km lake swim before a 180km bike takes competitors around the Kent countryside. A 42km marathon run completes what will be arguably Britain’s toughest and most rewarding long-distance event.

Lawrence Williamson – Finished 16th overall with a great time of 12:50:34

 

Overall a very good weekend for the Titans

 

Missed one from last week

 

Ironman Edinburgh Sunday 2nd July

 

The Edinburgh 70.3 begins with a 1.2 mile swim at Preston Links before athletes will head eastwards from Cockenzie on a 56 mile one loop bike course, heading inland through rolling arable farmland via Haddington, Pencaitland and onto East Saltoun. From here an out and back undulating loop incorporates the historic and beautiful estate village of Gifford, which entails the most technical part of the course on a route that hugs the hills of the Lammermuirs. After transitioning, athletes are lead around a beautiful multi-lap, 13.1 mile run within Holyrood Park before crossing the finish line.

Lisa Wright finished with a great time of 06:26:50

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