Our members went far and wide over the last couple of weeks covering the Anglesey half, the Pendle tri where Simon was an ae group winner, the Shropshire duathlon where Victoria was an age group winner, the Coniston Chillswim, the Tour de Manc, the Hatter’s half where Carl finished 2nd overall and the daunting Bullock Smithy to name but a few.
There was also a club 5K swim at Salford water sports centre and various other goings on. As usual, some pics can be found in the gallery.
Loads of goings on over the last couple of weeks with our members taking part in events galore including; the Sizzler 5k , the Birchwood 10k, the Snowdonia half marathon, the Alderley 10k, Dovestone diamond trail route, time trials and the C2C.
A massive pat on the back to Sandra who finished her first middle distance tri, the Dalesman.
However, the ‘star’ of the fortnight must go to Carolyn for completing the Starman. A brutal middle distance tri starting at midnight in the depths of the Cairngorms: a truly awesome achievement. Members can read her account on facebook.
Apologies for anyone or any event I’ve missed. As usual, some pictures can be viewed in the Gallery.
Well, wasn’t that exciting. Hands up everyone that sat up to watch the fabulous GB team in the three triathlon races. What! Why isn’t everyone’s hand up?
Apart from those races, our members excelled in a number of races over the last couple of weeks. Have a look at the Gallery for a few pictures, including a mystery photo of a night time training run. I wonder who it is?
Ironman, ultras, trail races, social rides, birthdays! It’s all been happening. See the gallery for a few pictures.
It is with regret that we have to cancel our Open Water Triathlon at Manley Mere on 8th August.
After ongoing discussions with Cheshire West Council it has become too difficult to put this event on.
Cheshire West are seeing a significant rise in covid cases and the stipulations to run this event are too restrictive.
We have yet to obtain a new date from Manley Mere for 2022, but will email this to you as soon as it has been confirmed. Your place will be deferred until next year or a refund can be obtained if the new date is not suitable.
The cycle route for the Manley Mere Tri can be viewed here:
No tris this week but Janet, Belinda and Paul all did well in the Wilmslow summer 10K and Amjad and company rode a hilly 20 miler. A few pictures in the Gallery.
Despite really awful conditions, both Neale and Rob completed Ironman Bolton – a truly awesome performance. Well done to both of you.
Meanwhile, Simon won his age category and picked up a really nice souvenir cycle top at Windermere sprint Triathlon.
How would you fancy riding from London to Stockport? A bit far maybe? Janet thought it would be a good idea. 322km with nearly 3300m of elevation.
If you don’t fancy that, how about riding from Stockport to Llandudno? How about turning around and riding back? Well, that’s what John did: close to 350km and 2000m of elevation.
So impressive: makes a day of the Tour de France look a bit tame.
This week’s star is Alex for completing the Lakesman full distance despite a puncture and going a few miles extra on the bike.
Also competing up in the Lakes were Rob and Amanda.
David raced in the Sprint Duathlon at Mallory Park.
Samantha and Amjad aced the Ultimate Tri in Shropshire.
Paul and Mike were at Cholmondley, competing in the middle and standard distances respectively.
Scott, Martin, Eve and Ian were at Nottingham for the Outlaw 70.3.
WELL DONE to everyone!
A bit short of pictures in the Gallery this week but if you want any added, put them on the members’ facebook page.