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Crawley Late Summer Triathlon – A Race Report

The other day, I was trying to remember the last time I started a triathlon without the words ‘Iron’ in the title and was failing miserable. Actually, while I type that I can hear Pen in my head telling me … Continue reading

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Outlaw – Another “kind of” race report

A few years ago I was employed as a police constable in the training unit at Gypsy Hill police station in Lambeth.  My job was to ensure that all 900 or so cops working on Lambeth borough received mandatory training … Continue reading

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Beachy Head 2014 – A race report

For the last five years or so, at the end of October, just as we are starting to think of clocks going backwards and winter and pagan festivals and such, I’ve stood at the bottom of an ancient chalky path … Continue reading

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18 Weeks to go to Ironman Austria and a race report

1.5lb gain; 27lb total; 5lb in 2014. Never one to prolong the agony of suspense I can tell you right now that I finished the Seville marathon in 5 hours and 35 minutes.  Just 5 minutes outside of my ‘goal’ … Continue reading

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Knacker Cracker – Knicker Knacker

I grew up in the North East, residing from 1977 to 1989 in a little village called Station Town.  Station Town was technically in County Durham although very much on the borders of Cleveland (when it existed). Residence was in … Continue reading

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Epsom 10 – A race report

The Epsom 10 is a long standing road race of some stature.  It’s one of the very few that retains the ‘old school’ club run feel ie no gantries, DJ’s, warm ups, or bling.  With cash prizes on offer it … Continue reading

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Tea and buns and a medal

For the last four years, on a Saturday at the end of October, as the sun rises above the horizon reflecting its light across the waters of the English Channel, I have stood at the foot of a bloody great … Continue reading

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