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    Which wetsuit (buy or hire)?

    Posted on March 29, 2018 by in Website Articles

    As we head into the 2018 triathlon events season, it’s time to start thinking about heading into the open water, and that means getting a wetsuit. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned pro, it’s worth weighing up the options with regards to hiring or buying.  If you’re totally committed and swim regularly in open […]

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    Do you want to train for FREE in 2018?

    Posted on February 28, 2018 by in Uncategorized

    thetrilife.com are seeking some triathletes who would like to join the Masters triathlon training program for free in return for providing reports on their training and races. thetrilife.com are interested to hear from a novice triathlete, a second or third season triathlete and an experienced triathlete that wants to qualify for GB AG team or wants […]

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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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