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Gr8events make gr8 proud parents

About a 3 weeks ago Mya, 11 decided right out of the blue that she would give a triathlon a go.   Gr8events were hosting an age grouped event on closed roads so we let the training begin!   Mya … Continue reading

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Newbiggin 2012. The last race and the bespoke fingers

    After last years hurricane powered sandblaster,  it had to be better conditions – I set myself 3 targets:  beat Mick n Pro, finish 6+mins faster than last year and run 4:12 pace.   The day started very relaxed, … Continue reading

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Sun, sea, sand and pain. Tri ing with Tim!

The 5pm start was a treat – a lie in, plenty time to eat and get ready, or so I thought.  In fact I had prepared everything anyway and spent most of the day twiddling my thumbs with nervous energy.  Our … Continue reading

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Cleveland Short (I beg to differ) course

  This year I set myself a few targets – one was to complete a Standard or Olympic distance triathlon.   I did feel that Cleveland was a little early in the season but it was also a popular event … Continue reading

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Early May Events!

Early May brought some great events  – Sunday the 6th was the marathon of the north.   A sunny day brought the crowds out to cheer on the runners as they took to the streets for the first ever Marathon. … Continue reading

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March 2012 Hill Hunter

March 2012 Well the fantastic weather, didn’t lead to fantastic climbing!  however I was pleased to get out and about on the bike and get my first outdoor swim done.   It has to be said that the swim was … Continue reading

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Calpe Special – October

October, boys holiday started a long time ago in the planning.  Cheap digs n near the climbing was the booking criteria, and we couldn’t have done much better.  Maryvilla, Calpe hides under the back of Sierra de Toix, and hosts … Continue reading

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September round up

  I (Mark) turned 40 this month and indeed I made the most of it, with 3 parties and 2 events and a Spanish climbing hol on the horizon.   Newbiggin Triathlon was my first open water Tri and we … Continue reading

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August 2011 Samoens bouldering

After the weather, shifts, fitness and all the other excuses it was very nice to get out on rock again.  The fact I was bouldering in the Mountains of Chamonix made it all the more pleasurable.   A drive to the … Continue reading

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Stockton triathlon 21.08.2011

      And again its some form of none vertical action that takes the first post this month – however I will envy the climbers with pics of Chamonix at the end of the month.   Stockton tri was … Continue reading

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