Race Reviews

The Farnborough Winter Half Marathon 2017 – Race Report

“Are You Mad?” – The security guard was looking at me with a benevolent yet slightly quizzical expression on his face. I’m still not sure if he was joking. It was 7am. The skies were still dark.  It was minus five degrees Celsius outside my nice warm car – cold […]

FullSteam Events / #Racestrong Triathlon Club Aquathlon, 9th September 2016

“The Aquathlon Series” as organised by Full Steam events was new this year. It utilises the same facilities as the #RaceStrong Triathlon Club Sunday weekly open water swim at Papercourt Sailing Club, near Send, just off the A3 in Surrey. Preamble It was a beautiful end of summer evening as […]

The Triathlete Games (July 17th, 2016)

So when’s a triathlon not a triathlon? Now if you ask google to define what a triathlon is, she tells you that it’s “an athletic contest consisting of three different events, typically swimming, cycling, and running” – and what we did yesterday falls into that remit for sure, it just […]

The Bastion at Hever Castle – Castle Triathlon Series

Race Date – 10/07/16 Report By Stuart Wood Introduction Having completed my 1st Ironman this time last year, it is fair to say I caught the long course bug! So within one month of completing it I was searching for my 2016 race. Having shelled out a small fortune travelling […]

Race Report: Thorpe Park Sprint Triathlon 3/6/2016

Intro For the past three years or so, I’ve been meaning to do the Thorpe Park triathlon (either the sprint or oly, I’m not fussy), but things have somehow conspired against it. So it was with some surprise that I found myself floating alongside 34 other 40-49 year olds on […]