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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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The beach start, the Lavenders and the final straw

With short notice myself, Mark Head and Mick Richardson decided to join in the Cleveland Triathlon friendly event.  No timing chips etc, but im the first to admit I was racing regardless,  I set a target to beat Mick Rich … Continue reading

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April – how wet can you get?

April showers?  if France had the same as us, im so pleased I didn’t visit Font at this time of year.  As buses ironically roam the land with “Drought warnings” on the sides, the North East was in deluge.   So … Continue reading

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26 February, 2012 20:59

Hello blog readers. We are back as I know you have missed us… Anyway, with the end of a long winter fast approaching I thought it was best to get some climbing in at the indoor wall and therefore on … 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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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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