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    Why take part in a Virtual Triathlon?

    Posted on January 2, 2018 by in Website Articles

    If you haven’t ever taken part in a “virtual” triathlon, you might be wondering if it’s worthwhile and what you get out of it.  Here we cover some of the essential points for you: 1. It’s all about you Getting competitive in a live triathlon event is great, the adrenaline, the crowds, the general buzz… […]

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    Masters Spotlight – Stephen Branagan

    Posted on October 5, 2017 by in Feedback, Uncategorized

    Stephen Branagan is a Year 3 Masters athlete, who joined the Masters program in January this year, having historically been a coached athlete, working with Mike Redshaw. At the start of this year, Stephen set himself some goals in terms of completion times and race performances (rather than AG placings). They were: Sprint: Sub 1:05 Olympic: Sub 2:30 […]

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    August / September Results 2017

    Posted on October 4, 2017 by in Results

    Coached athletes Jim Prendergast competed at IRONMAN Switzerland with a time of 12:42:56.  Jim dug deep to get round the run after rolling his ankle 3k into the run.  He also took part in the ITU World Triathlon Finals in Rotterdam, coming 45th overall with a time of 2:18:48.  An impressive result from Jim in a large wave and […]

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    How to put on a wetsuit 

    Posted on September 1, 2017 by in Swimming, year1base3(1)std

    You’ve purchased your new wetsuit, and you’re raring to go, so the next hurdle is getting the wetsuit on.  The uninitiated may anticipate it gliding on, like the second skin it’s portrayed to be, but the reality can be a little different, particularly at first.  So, keep calm, take a deep breath and follow our […]

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    How to change an inner tube

    Posted on September 1, 2017 by in Cycling

    We’d all like to think that the Gods will be on our side every time we go out for a ride, whether it’s a training ride or an event, but at some point the dreaded puncture is going to happen.  It’s pretty much inevitable.  So, it’s best to be prepared and know that you can […]

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