Race report 25th & 26th August and 2nd September

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National Club Relays – Saturday 25th August

We had 6 teams at this weekend`s National Club Relays. The event took place at National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham.

Each team consisted of 4 people. Each member of the team individually swimming 500metres, before tagging their team mate, and so on, and so on, until all four people have completed the swim. Moving onto the 15km bike, each athlete individually completes the 15km bike, until the last team member then tags the first team member to start the 5km run section.

Results as follows

Team Titan DBS – Time 3:21:27
Peter Buckley
Lawrence Williamson
Ron Mahoney
Kurt Hatwell

Team Suns out Guns out 4:25:21
Darryl Johnson
Tammy Short
Adam Phillips
Ian Thompson

Team Awesome Foursome 4:16:17
Adrian Kennedy
Paul Casey
Stuart Mann
Martin Elks

Titan Team Beam – 3:46:11
Martin Hollamby
Boyd Root
Matt Smith
Andy Lewis

Tears for Beers 4:11:31
Simon Jarman
Nick Branson
Richard Buchanan
Adam Gould

Team Cronus 3:57:44
Tim Gould
Nick Whiffin
Robin Canning
Chris Robey

Coalville Triathlon Sunday 26th August

This is the first year for the Coalville Triathlon and consisted of a 400m (pool swim), 20k Bike and 5k run.
Darryl Johnson 1:27:00 6th in his age category and did well as competed in the relays the day before

Kenilworth Half Marathon – Sunday 2nd September

The Kenilworth Half Marathon route is an undulating out and back course in the town centre and along quiet country lanes with the first and last part on the Town main street.

Colin Hann 1:5:38
Darryl Johnson 02:02:11

Colin also took part in a charity run on Saturday 1st September from Tamworth to Birmingham (17.2 miles) raising awareness for cancer in children

Helvellyn Tri – Sunday 2rd 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).

Boyd Root 05:06:46
Stuart Mann 5:27:38
Richard Buchanan 06:09:20
Nick Whiffin 05:17:48





St Giles Sportive (3 routes 27/40/75 miles) – Sunday 2nd September

The 27 mile route will pass through Walton on Trent, Rosliston, Netherseal, Clifton Campville, Haunton and Harlaston.

The intermediate 40 mile route passes through Walton on Trent, Netherseal, Chilcote Austrey, No Man’s Heath, Orton on the Hill, Shuttington, Clifton Campville, Haunton and Harlaston.

The challenging 75 mile ride passes through Barton under Needwood, Dunstall, Newborough, Marchington Cliff, Abbots Bromley, Little Haywood, picturesque Cannock Chase, Upper Longdon, Hamstall Ridware, Kings Bromley and Fradley Junction.

27 mile route – Amanda Secker

40 mile route – Robin Canning, Rex Walsh and Pete Buckley

75 mile route – Gareth Jolly, Nick Branson

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