Post ironman blues hit sometime in October last year. I had completed the Lakesman, even winning my age group, before hitting the run training hard leading up to Kielder Marathon but once these were done there was the inevitable question of what next? Jonny Lowes came to 'the rescue', suggesting we do The Yorkshire Beast,…Read more The Yorkshire Beast
2017 was the year of the IRONMAN for 5 of Tyne Triathlon's members. For four of them, this was their first foray into the world of long distance triathlon, but for the other it marked their second attempt at the distance. For those who don't know, an IRONMAN, or iron distance triathlon (in the case…Read more Tyne Triathlon’s IRON Year
The national relays are great event where clubs from all over the country to compete as a club rather than individually which makes this event fantastic. Due to a couple of drop outs and a late entry the club entered into the open category. Unlike a conventional triathlon relay where each member does a leg,…Read more National Team Relays 2017
A blustery Saturday saw Angela, Arbella Nigel, Heather, Steve and Chris representing Tyne Tri at the Castles Challenge Sprint Triathlon. The swim had to be altered to suit the conditions as the safety team where unable to hold positions against the wind. So the swim was kept shallow and a near side bouy used and…Read more Bamburgh Sprint Triathlon
A great race today by Sun City Tri Club and glorious weather laid on too. The air temperature was a bracing 12 degrees and there was a gentle swell for 7.30am start into the North Sea. Well done Bella for a superb declared win. Technically 2nd as 1st female overall was also a vet as…Read more Arabella Takes 1st Female Vet!!!
So as my legs begin to feel normal again, and the achievement starts to settle in I thought I would put together this race report for you all to enjoy/mock/awe! For those of you that don't want to read the whole 'essay' below, here is a summary: Stressful buildup, broke the swim course record, was 1st…Read more The Lakesman 2017 – Race Report