2021 started as 2020 ended: Covid, lockdown and wondering when we'll be able to race again. Well guess what, races are back! Being the most naturally social-distanced events you can have, April saw the return of time trials—a pre-set bike course of just you against the clock. I decided to enter 3 to get back…Read more April Time Trials
Around this time last year, I was moving home and decided that I’d set myself a target of learning to swim in 2020. Since I wouldn't bother to learn without a target, I set a goal: complete an Olympic distance triathlon in under 3 hours in 2020. Target set, I picked an event. The Birmingham…Read more Birmingham Triathlon @ Alderford Lake – 26th September
Finally, after months of lockdown, it was time for my first triathlon! The Blenheim Palace Sprint Triathlon got their go-ahead to reopen entries and go ahead, so I grabbed a late ticket, booked up some accommodation and a van and set off for Oxford! Blenheim Palace The weather forecast was great, the setting was amazing…Read more Blenheim Tri and Lancaster TT Double Header
Three weeks post Ironman UK, and 3 weeks of doing very little, I lined up at the start of Cleveland Steelman Half Iron Distance race for my third time. Despite the recent heavy downpours in the region the event was fortunately unaffected and the weather on the day was looking good! It was announced in…Read more North Eastern Region Male 25-29 Middle Distance Triathlon Champion – Snappy title huh?
One week ago on Sunday 14th July 2019 I undertook my latest challenge: Ironman UK. The idea to do an Ironman this year came about back in October, as Amy and I entered the Northumberland Ultra Marathon (race report). Given I felt that one of the reasons I struggled in my Lakesman marathon (race report)…Read more Ironman UK 2019
Saturday the 18th May, my tri suit is packed, the tyres on my bike pumped up which left me with the most important decision of all - what do I have for breakfast on the morning of race day!? Well it was between overnight oats or a bagel topped with peanut butter and banana. After consultation with Coach Addison…Read more The Addisons go to Cleveland Sprint Triathlon – 19th May 2019
4am on Saturday 23rd February the alarm clock goes off waking Amy and I. Why are we up this early on a Saturday we ask ourselves, blurry eyed and tired...then we remember, we are running our first ultra marathon today! Fortunately we have been prepared and packed all our kit the night before, so the…Read more Endurance Life Northumberland Ultra Marathon
Pos. Bibno. Participant Category Club/Company Finish time 1 225 Chris Pearce (M) Veteran40 Tyne Triathlon 1:09:45 12:23 0:53 34:46 1:03 20:40 2 246 Keith Robson (M) Veteran50 Tyne Triathlon 1:12:08 12:57 1:01 34:46 0:46 22:38 3 224 Arabella Pearce (F) Veteran40 Tyne Triathlon 1:12:56 11:14 0:46 35:38 0:43 24:35 4 194 Robert Lambert (M) Veteran50…Read more Spanish City Triathlon 2018