Here’s a fact for you. A 2013 survey by the Royal Statistical Society and King’s College London tested the UK public general knowledge and found that a very large number of them didn’t know, well, anything. … More ITU World Triathlon Championships – Rotterdam 2017
I watched an enormously bearded man forcing himself into a wetsuit that was clearly far too small. After help from 3 strangers he managed to pull it closed, and turned to his partner, beaming, arms wide.
“How do I look?” he asked.
“Like a burst sausage,” came the reply. … More The Breca Buttermere Backbreaker
When, after winning the St Neots triathlon back in May, my Aunt cheerfully joked, ‘The results can only get worse from here!’ I had no idea how true that was going to be. … More Elite Racing at the London Triathlon 2017
Arundel triathlon, qualifying for the World Championships and how best to grow Wisteria. … More Arundel triathlon
This weeks race see an attempt to put some demons from 2013 Deva Triathlon, and Edward Castro, to the sword. … More Demons at Deva
The words leaped off the webpage and stuck in the mind in much the same way as a wet mackerel to the face. Surely not? … More Dorney Draft Delights – Human Race Events
Why hello there. How are you?
This is the first race of the season after all this godforsaken training. How will it go? Is this all just a waste of time? … More NiceTri at St Neots – Standard Distance
Swim tall, they say. Yes, of course. But where? It’s winter and so cold outside. … More Winter sun with SwimTrek in Oman
New Years Eve is always a bit of an anti-climax I feel. So what better way is there to celebrate the beginning of a new Annus? Of course! The Edinburgh New Years Day triathlon. Probably. … More Edinburgh New Years Day Triathlon 2017
Winter miles at Digme Fitness. Every triathlete and cyclist knows the importance of winter miles. “Get the winter miles in. Build a base. Get some fitness in so that when spring comes you aren’t gasping and floundering at the back of the pack like a Walrus out of water.” … More Winter miles at Digme Fitness
“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.” An applicable quote for describing this weekends activities? Perhaps a little pretentious, but anyway – this weekend I was to take on the Huntsman Triathlon. … More The Huntsman – One last hurrah
“Good afternoon fellow triathletes”, read the email, “Do you want to represent Deloitte in a triathlon?”.
Why yes Charles Pennington, of course I would. … More HSBC Human Race Triathlon and a lesson in trash talk
One of the curious things about the Sexy Walrus Inter-Club Triathlon is that, presuming all athletes have been honest when submitting their season’s scores to George, everyone should cross the finish line at exactly the same time. … More The Sexy Walrus Triathlon 2016
A load of rubbish about various things … More Some General Athletic Musings
Taking on the Lakesman Triathlon, an ‘iron distance’ race set in the heart of the Lake District. This post tells the tale of the lead-up to the event as the protagonists gradually go insane, even to the point of getting fully married as an extra stage of the race. … More The Road to Lakesman Ironman 2016
One of the problems with triathlon is that you spend the entire event thinking about how you are going to write the damn report. … More ITU World Triathlon Championships – Chicago 2015
Searching for a qualification spot at the World Championships in Chicago at the Dambuster Triathlon. Did he make it? Did his relationship with Holly survive? Will he find his wallet? Read the account here. … More Quest for Qualification: Final Hurdle – Dambuster