Liz Scott’s athletes have been busy over the last couple of months posting a string of impressive results:
Angie Aldous – Maidstone Triathlon, 2nd AG 1:37:00. Podium finish.
Barney Gray - Grafman Middle Distance and British Championships, 7th AG 4:45:00 great preparation for Ironman UK.
Christian Seymour – Thorpe Park Sprint Triathlon, 1st in AG 1:10:00. A fine AG win.
James Davies – Hackney Half, 1:30:41 in very hot conditions. Plus BUPA London 10k, 39:30:00 and Staplehurst 10k, 39:34:00. Rapid running from James.
Jude Hagger – St Neots Standard Distance and AG World Champ Qualifier, 8th AG 2:29:05. First open water event of the season. Also, Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships, 9th AG 2:29:24, despite an early season hampered by injury. And IM 70.3 UK Staffordshire, 11th AG 5:38:00. A great start to 70.3 racing as this was Jude’s first outing over this distance!
Julia Batt - Maidstone Triathlon, 3rd AG 1:16:00.
Loree Trotman – Tonbridge Sprint Triathlon, 9th AG 1:45:00. Also, Leeds Castle Triathlon and National Sprint Championship, 4th AG 1:41:00. Great racing Loree.
Matthew Stroud – Bala Middle Distance, 27th overall 4:54:00, building block to IM UK.
Neil Feakins - IM Austria, 10:40:41. Superb racing for Neil’s first ever IM.
Sharon Smithson – St Neots Standard Distance and AG World Champ Qualifier, 3:56:57.
Mike Redshaw’s athletes were also in flying form:
Jane Wiley – Grafman Middle Distance and National Championships, 2nd AG and 32nd overall 5:22:51. Also, Leeds Castle Standard Distance, 1st AG and 2nd overall, 2:40:13. Both excellent performances.
Nigel Turner – Ironman 70.3 Aix en Provence, 4:42:45. Unfortunately the swim was cancelled in this event. Plus, Snowdonia Slateman Sprint, 49th overall, 1:31:10 and Snowdonia Slateman Full Distance, 153rd overall 3:10:12. This race was the day after the Slateman Sprint!
Peter Haigh – IM Nice, 12:20:12. Weymouth now on the horizon…
Spencer Lee – Leeds Olympic Distance, 3:00:33 and Wimbleball 70.3, 7:37:41. Both gutsy performances.
Richard Jones’s athletes raced strongly:
Brendan Connor - Ironman Austria, 12:20:00. A challenging race for Brendan as injury had prevented him running for 8 weeks and his electronic bike gears stopped working during the race so he had to change manually.
Michelle Peckham – Ironman 70.3 UK Exmoor, 6th AG, 6:05:00.
Andrea Whitcombe’s athletes recorded some fine 70.3 and Middle Distance results:
Niven Robinson – IM Switzerland 70.3, 59th AG, 5:05:12. Niven backed up a strong swim and bike with a fine run split.
Lewys Winfield-Young – Grafman Middle Distance and National Championships, 6th AG, 4:27:15. Lewys battled alongside some of the best triathletes in the country.
Nora Holford - Multi Terrain Half Marathon, 1:55:00. A pb over the course from the previous year.
Ray Zabarte – Staffordshire 70.3, 7:26:58. A gritty performance from Ray.
Steve Tassell – Barcelona 70.3, 6:00:39. Unlucky not to dip under the 6 hours but still a superb result.
We have also seen some fantastic results from our Masters Athletes:
Ian Mitchell – Ironman Austria, 10:46:06. A warm, clear start, rain storms on the bike leg, hot and sunny run. Also, ETU Long Distance Duathlon Champs – Powerman Denmark, a great first 10k run but overall a DNF as 2 puntures on the (unsupported) bike leg.
Ellen O’Shea – Harwich Sprint Tri, 1:30:05.
Sonke Armbrust – World Triathlon Leeds 2016, 02:26:34. Perfect temp, hilly bike and run course.
Jennifer Millet – Cotswolds 113, 5:04:19. Awful bike conditions, torrential rain and very slippy but achieved fastest female run time on the day.
Kate Slee – Eton Sprints-ITU World Championships Qualifier, 1:19:13. Great weather, dry and sunny but windy as ever at Dorney! Water temp was perfect, around 16.8 degrees.
Nic Walton – Ironman 70.3 Mallorca, 5:27:14.
John Gilbertson – Ironman 70.3 Mallorca, 6:04:30.